Flowers have been an integral part of Silk Laundry since the beginning.
In our designs, campaigns and boutiques, flowers have been present. This is why in April 2022, we initiated our first Silk Laundry Photography Competition, Flowers in Focus. It was our way of highlighting the significance and beauty of flora, to our brand and the world around us. We called on your botanical submissions, multiple and global entries welcomed.
Over the following four months, we received over 1,900 entries. One of the highlights of the competition was the diversity of the entries. Each submission showcased unique elements and styles. This was one of the reasons why the competition was so important to us - it was a way for us to connect with our local communities and hold space for people to express themselves through art.
The competition was adjudicated by none other than Silk Laundry’s Creative Director, Katie Kolodinski, alongside dear friends, Ezra Patchett and Ani Wilson. Each appreciating and nurturing art within their career and personal paths, their interpretations held immense credibility. After much deliberation, they came to a final decision.
The winner of the photography competition was awarded to Olivia Peters and her submission, Sunrise Lilies. Claire Dalton claimed second place with her photograph, Just Like Paper Daisies I Open With The Sun, and third place was claimed by Zorica Purlija for Magnolia Cap.
We had the pleasure of chatting with the Top 3 recipients and asked them what the inspiration was behind their image. Join us as we relish in the unique perspectives of each notable selection.