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This unique father-daughter duo consults on all facets of design adapting to the particulars of each occasion. They work closely with each client for a perfectly tailored affair. With their experience and easy-going manner, you will feel at ease knowing that you are in capable hands.

With years of experience in all areas of the industry, owner John Looby 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 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; 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, Gorton Community Center, St. Mary's School Board and other local charitable organizations; served as Lake Forest City Alderman.

With an artists' eye for stunning color and exquisite detail, Eileen Looby specializes in wedding and event floral design. Her international floral experience is shown through her classic European design and chic, modern style incorporating an ever changing seasonal floral selection.

"No two events are alike and no two hostesses have the same vision."

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

  • Lake Forest Graduate School of Management 2009 Graduate with Honors, M.B.A.
  • Purdue University 2003 Graduate, B.S. in Horticultural Production and Marketing
  • Board of Directors: Lake Forest / Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce since 2000 - 2006
  • Lifetime Experience in all aspects of the industry (retail / greenhouse development)
  • Instructor of floral design at the Lake Bluff Library, local Garden Clubs, and classes held at Lake Forest Flowers
  • Host of "Inside Lake Forest" found on Local Cable Channel 17,, and Facebook

The staff at Lake Forest Flowers understands that each couple or host has their own style and budget, whether the occasion is an intimate affair or a grand celebration. Our attention to detail will make it distinctive. We use only the freshest flowers to create our unique designs; and offer competitive pricing. Don't hesitate to contact us if you're under a tight deadline as we specialize in last minute requests and deliveries. Since Lake Forest Flowers is a family-owned business, we take pride in the creative, personal touch we add to our designs.