Best Florist

Pure Design

They may have provided the greenery for the set of Will Smiths latest movie, but no request is too small for Pure Designs care and attention. Regular patrons are cult-like thanks to reliable service and Pures custom, stunning bouquets, which put any national chain to shame.

500 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-545-6666 | Website

2012 WINNER, Florist

Flowers and Company

119 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Bring along a bouquet from this fresh Rittenhouse addition to the Philly flora world, and you will get remembered/forgiven/laid. Read more »

2011 WINNER, Florist

Sullivan Owen Floral and Event Design

510 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA

If Anthropologie and Martha Stewart got together and had babies, and those babies were flowers, they would look like the arrangements coming out of the charming Queen Village studio of this new talent. Read more »

2010 WINNER, Bouquet To-Go

Flowers and Company

119 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Of all of the items on our very long list of Things Philadelphia Needs, “Cute Parisian flower shop staffed by adorable florists and stocking super-fresh flowers for last-minute centerpieces” can now be checked off, thanks to man-about-the-Square Jonathan Makar and his brilliant move to buy the old Million Farms and give it that certain je… Read more »

2010 WINNER, Bouquet To-Order


225 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Blink and you’ll miss this little shop, which from the sidewalk looks as though it vends orchids only, but then reveals itself to be unrivaled when it comes to imaginative and sophisticated arrangements incorporating all sorts of blooms. We’ve tried DIY here; it doesn’t quite work. Let owner Kevin Kim do his thing. You’ll be… Read more »

2009 WINNER, Florist


8501 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Proper flowers for life’s major passages. Inimitable Robertson’s, in Philly since 1927 and on the Main Line since 2001, has tasteful arrangements, simple bouquets and impeccable delivery that have made Philadelphians’ lives elegantly easier for 80-some years. Read more »