Flowers Uncut with Jeff Leatham

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Overview

Recognized as the Creative Director of the 4 Seasons George V in Paris and renowned for designing celebrity events around the globe, Jeff Leatham uses flowers to transform mood and create ambiance.  With a million dollars a year to spend on flowers at the George V, Jeff creates installations that rival any museum exhibition…and now he’s coming to NYC.

While his refinement is without question, Jeff is known as the rock n roll florist for a reason; stubborn and determined, he is unwilling to compromise when it comes to artistic integrity.  He is in constant demand from the world’s finest party planners and he travels all over the globe to design the most lavish events.  With all the attention and adulation, Jeff is still more comfortable in a tattered t-shirt and beat up pair of jeans constructing his masterpieces.  He has dominated the European market for years and is now ready to make the leap to the US market.

Episode 1 – The Virgin Alley

Jeff Leatham, one of the top floral designers in the world, moves from Paris to New York City to set up shop in the event capital of the world. He and his business partner Matt quickly book their first two jobs; an intimate cocktail party for Jeff’s fashion designer friend, and an $80,000 floral presentation for the Shila Hotel in Korea.  But with purple Hydrangeas is short supply; will Jeff be able to complete his presentation without his signature flower? The Pressure is on!

Episode 2 – A Waldorf Wedding

Jeff and Matt scramble to complete a massive 500-person wedding at the historic Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York. With a $100,000 budget and thousands of stems of flowers, Jeff and his team must completely transform four separate rooms in the hotel for a very demanding bride. But when a sudden change of plans throws off the schedule, will Jeff be able to pull off one of the biggest events of his career?

Episode 3 – The Giving Tree

Sanctuary For Families, one of the largest charity organizations in New York, hires Jeff and Matt for a huge 100-table charity event at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers. But the charity’s small budget is only half the problem. Shattered vases, dirty pots, and a ticking clock make for a difficult build. With the client watching his every move, its do or die for Jeff and his team. Before the big event, Jeff takes time out to learn about cooking with edible flowers! After a workshop with the chef of Pure Food and Wine restaurant in New York, Jeff designs a beautiful floral display for a dinner party featuring his new favorite ingredient.

Episode 4 – The Garden of Good and Evil

It’s summertime in the city, and Jeff and Matt are hired to transform a rooftop nightclub into a garden of good and evil for its annual summer bash.  They must battle scorching heat and an angry gardener named Luigi in order to get everything done in time. Jeff also designs a beautiful inspirational display for Marc Jacob’s new perfume, Lola.

Episode 5 – It’s Not Easy Being Green

Jeff and Matt become part of a New York tradition when they are asked to create a beautiful floral display for a US Open Kickoff event. Also, Wedding Style magazine asks Jeff to design a destination wedding on his rooftop.  It’s Jeff versus the elements as he races the clock, and the rain, to get the job done in time.

Episode 6 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Its fashion week in NYC and Jeff and Matt have two big events. First, they must race the clock to design two separate spaces at Tiffany’s flagship store for the after hours “Fashion Night Out” event on Fifth Avenue. Next it’s more fashion fun as Jeff designs the flowers for Erin Featherstone’s runway show and after party. With only hours to work, Jeff is forced to trust his assistants as he races around the city in order to get everything done in time for this high profile event.

Episode 7 – Peonies and Panties

Jeff and Matt make over the Victoria’s Secret flagship store in Manhattan for a wedding seminar. With a small budget and only a few hours to work, Jeff and his team scramble to create a display worthy of this high profile client. Also, a tattoo artist in Manhattan hires Jeff to decorate his shop with an edgy floral display, and creates a custom Leatham-inspired tattoo for Jeff in return. But when Jeff takes time to get the tattoo just hours before the party, Matt and his staff wonder if they will be able to finish in time.

Episode 8 – Home Home on the Range

Jeff returns to his childhood home in Utah for his 20th high school reunion. As Matt gets a taste of the true cowboy lifestyle on the Leatham family ranch, Jeff creates a unique display for his reunion and surprises his father with a touching birthday tribute.

Episode 9 – Goin’ to the Chapel

Jeff is totally out of his comfort zone when a local installation artist asks him to use artificial flowers to create a permanent display in their Vegas-Style wedding chapel. Also, Jeff’s good friend and Pop Sensation Kylie Mynogue comes to town for the last date on her international tour. Will Jeff be able to juggle both jobs without letting his friend, or his new client down?

Episode 10 – Jeff and Matt Get Medieval

The guys head to Medieval Times for inspiration when they are asked to design a medieval-themed children’s’ party in the Hamptons. Jeff and Matt work with a small budget, but a huge imagination in order to bring the medieval theme to life. But will his flowers stand up to a horde of young partygoers? Also, Jeff teaches the tricks of his trade to a class full of aspiring floral designers at a school in Manhattan.

Episode 11 – Paris, Pomp, and Circumstance

Jeff and Matt return to their roots when they head back to the Four Seasons in Paris.  But this is no vacation. Jeff must race the clock to redesign all the flowers in the lobby, garden, and spa of the hotel. Also, the two kick off the party season in style by designing a floral display for a party known as Pompidou.

Episode 12 – A Night at the Opera

Its Jeff’s birthday, but he doesn’t have time to celebrate. He and Matt are hired to design a $50,000 floral installation in the Hall of Mirrors, one of the most exclusive locations in Paris! Also, Jeff rushes to design a room in the Four Seasons for an unknown VIP. Its one of the biggest events of his career, and with his reputation on the line, will he stand up to the pressure of this monumental event?