Lake Forest Flowers is a local family-owned business, serving the Lake Forest / Lake Bluff community since 1917. Our extensive selection and superb quality of flowers and plants is unsurpassed in the area. The tradition of high quality products, value and service is evident in every order we handle.
Our work has been shown in Architectural Digest and many other prominent publications. Our customers include major corporations, hotels, and thousands of individual people whom it is our utmost goal to please. From events and weddings, to everyday occasions, – nothing is too large or too small – we are here to create floral magic that is Unforgettable.
Lake Forest Flowers offers the best last minute delivery in the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff area, as well as regular daily deliveries to all of the North Shore & Chicago Metro area. Lake Forest Flowers is recognized as a premier floral establishment in both the Chicagoland area and in world-wide delivery service.
John A. Looby III – President
With years of experience in all areas of the industry, John brings his wealth of knowledge to his teaching, design programs, and production of large events. His ability to create your dream into reality is unsurpassed in execution for all of your floral needs.
- FTD Master Florist, Member of the Academy of American Florists, and Society of American Florists; Tropical Floral Design specialist
- Past president and Chairman of the Extra Touch Florist Association, FTD Florist Association, and Retail Florists Association (North America, South America, and the Pacific Rim)
- Sought-after international lecturer and authority on the floral industry and continuing instructor at the Chicago Botanic Garden and Illinois State Garden Clubs
- Introduced the Oxalis Regnelli (White Blooming Shamrock) to the retail industry in the 1970’s
- Active member of the community: former President Rotary Club International, Lake Forest/Lake Bluff; served on Board of Directors of St. Mary’s School Board, Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce and other local charitable organizations; former Lake Forest City Alderman; currently serving on Board of Directors, Gorton Community Center
Eileen Looby Weber, Vice President & Director of Special Events
Eileen reliably and enthusiastically attends to every aspect of her service. Exceeding your expectations is her utmost goal. Eileen’s unique designs and creativity will make your event truly… Unforgettable.
- Member of the American Academy of Floriculture and Society of American Florists; Next Gen X Conference Leader
- Lifetime Experience in all aspects of the industry (retail / greenhouse development)
- Instructor of floral design and featured presenter at Illinois State and local Garden Clubs, Evanston Art Center, Glencoe & Kenilworth Park Districts, Dickinson Hall & Elawa Farm in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff Library and classes held at Lake Forest Flowers
- Purdue University, B.S. in Horticultural Production and Marketing; Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, M.B.A. Press Coverage of Research Work.
- Current 4th Ward Alderman of the City of Lake Forest
- Served on the Board of Directors of Lake Forest / Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce, Carmel Catholic High School, School of St. Mary PA & SAC
- Host of “Inside Lake Forest” found on Local Cable Channel 17.
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