Anne Bowen

Anne Bowen

Owner and Lead Floral Designer, Charleston Stems

Anne Bowen brings a fresh perspective to wedding and event flowers and decor–incorporating antique containers, unusual materials and the occasional vegetable into her arrangements. After several years of staging events from her kitchen sink and grueling renovation of a graffiti-covered building, Anne opened the Stems studio in downtown Charleston in February 2010. Since its inception, Stems has produced hundreds of weddings and events in all parts of the country.

Headshot image courtesy of Rachel Red Photography

Flower Power with Gathering Floral + Event Design & Charleston Stems

The Cedar Room

This half-day workshop for pros and DIY floral enthusiasts alike is taught by two of Charleston’s most nationally heralded “flower whisperers” and includes hands-on instruction covering everything from arrangement composition to photography and social media, plus event conception and execution, too. What’s more fun than playing with flowers? Doing so under the kind, funny, and […]

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Bliss and Bespoke Retreat

The Mills House Wyndam Grand Hotel

Luxury wedding planners (capped at 24 atteendees) escape to Charleston for this four-day, intimate, powerhouse of a retreat focused on professional development and community. This year’s Bliss and Bespoke instructional speakers include planners Marcy Blum, Calder Clark, and Lynn Easton, as well as Carats and Cake founder and CEO Jess Levin, among others. Sessions, workshops, […]

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