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Creative Director

Having studied Law at university, Ruari soon tired of the paperwork and trained as a chef working for Le Gavroche. A few years later he moved to Event planning and worked for a number of the best party planners and catering companies in the world organising everything from lunches for Royalty on the Cutty Sark to corporate dinners for 500 at the Natural History Museum. After years of using florists on events, he fell in love with all things floral (but not the early mornings!) and started Pinstripes and Peonies.  

“Please buy more flowers; my son needs shoes.”


Head of Event Design

Having started in the world of festivals and experiential production, Cathryn found her feet in the crazy world of events in unique venues, working at the prestigious Science Museum and Somerset House.  Her love of all things creative and floral led her to Pinstripes and Peonies in 2016 where she oversees the beauty, the chaos, the people and the love.  

“Nobody panic.”



Head Florist

Lucy realised early on that floristry was her passion in life and she spent most of her youth training and working in a local west London florist.  Lucy had been working in hospitality management and interior design before returning to her true calling, flowers.  Since then, she has worked as a florist in Harrods before joining the Pinstripes and Peonies team in 2017. 

‘I’m not bossy, I’m fabulous’ 


Logistics and Warehouse Manager


Veso joined Pinstripes and Peonies in 2015 having worked, for several years, as a logistics manager for a prestigious wedding florist.  Veso, soon made himself irreplaceable.  His high standards, work ethic and inexplicable cheery disposition (even at 2am), have made him one of the most recognisable and cherished members of the Pinstripes and Peonies family.

“Let me just make a coffee”

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