Yoli LaGuerre has spent over 25 years in the floral industry and over 13 years as an educator. She has earned a Certificate in Floral Design from the Botanical Garden, where she has taught for the last 5 years. LaGuerre is currently in the European Masters program in Bruges, Belgium, under the instruction of world-renowned Master designers and authors Hitomi Gilliam and Tomas De Bruyne, expecting earning European Master status October 2016. YL Event Design, Inc., in Rye, N.Y., is the company she founded over 15 years ago. LaGuerre has worked on multiple celebrity events as well as multi-million dollar events in India and Europe. She was a key designer in the Philadelphia Flower Show as part of the Schaffer design team. Her clients over the years have included Ralph Lauren, Diane von Furstenberg, and Sean Combs. In 2016 LaGuerre was inducted into the American Institute of Floral Designers earning AIFD credentials. Her curiosity, passion, and ambition along with desire to leave a mark on this industry by continuously adding to the body of knowledge is what she believes contributes to her continued success.
Classes by this instructor
Design and create arrangements appropriate for the ceremony, season, and setting, including aisle and altar designs, pew arrangements, and banquet table centerpieces. Work with a remarkable array of flowers, foliage, and fabrics to create captivating garlands and columns. Discussions include a varie more...