Sweet Bouquet of Violets and Orchids

The longest-stemmed, sweetest-scented violets are clustered with white Vanda orchids, then cuffed with smooth leaves and tied with a thin silk cord. One lady slipper orchid steps in as a tassel-like fillip. Et peut-être, a sheer bow?

Bouquet by Christian Tortu, Paris, 011-33-1-43-26-02-56. Ribbon by Mokuba, mokubany.com.