7 questions with … Abbey Dean

After her role as head florist at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Abbey Dean went on to co-found Bliss Flower Boutique. The homegrown brand caters to numerous industries, including fashion, music and corporate events, with floral designs showcased across corporate offices, design showrooms, luxury fashion outlets, restaurants, bars and hotels across the UAE. Bliss Flower Boutique operates 11 locations across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah, and recently expanded its operations to Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

What is the best way to start your day?

An iced oat milk latte, a cuddle and chat with the kids.

If you could be any character from a movie, who would you be?

Elle Woods.

What is your greatest achievement?

My children – a whole other level of love and appreciation of life

What advice would you give your 13-year-old self?

Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts and don’t put up with those that are reckless with yours.

If you had 24 hours left on Earth, what would you do?

Surround myself with family and food.

Who or what is your biggest inspiration?

My always-and-forever superhero, my sister.

What would you like to achieve in the next 10 years?

Peace of mind, comfort and happiness for those I love.

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