A Flower Market Trip in San Francisco

Most florists work with flowers because an indescribable passion compels us to get up at some ungodly hours and run ourself ragged in the pursuit of beauty. For true lovers of flowers, especially during the honeymoon period (which on average lasts about 15 years!), that passion is rarely switched off, even on holiday or while […]

Rosewood London: An Opulent Christmas

Christmas fever has truly arrived at the Rosewood, which, thanks to a team of McQueens florists, has been transformed overnight with a spectacular display of opulent decor. Nestled in the heart of London near Covent Garden, The Rosewood is one of the finest five-star hotels in London and we have the pleasure of creating their weekly flower […]

Spotlight: Marina Licht from Style & the Bride

Style & the Bride was launched in 2013 by leading bridal journalist Marina Licht. She got her first taste for weddings when she was a junior reporter at OK! Magazine, and was the envy of all of her contemporaries when she covered the wedding of one of the world’s A-list couples, Victoria and David Beckham. […]

Prêt-à-Portea, High-Fashion Bakes and Biscuits

We have had the wonderful honour of designing and installing the flowers at the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge for over fifteen years, so it will come as no surprise to learn that we are rather partial to their famous afternoon teas. For fashionistas, foodies, or any florist who appreciates an afternoon tea that seduces the eyes […]

Introducing our Christmas Bouquets

A wonderful and wintry welcome to December. We must admit, 2016 has been a magnificent year for McQueens, if not a little exhausting. We’ve maximised every opportunity to celebrate our 25th anniversary with events and parties, an unforgettable master-class in Italy, and we have been sharing the McQueens story with more people around the world […]

Flowers for a Year: The Ultimate Flower Lover’s Gift

For a unique Christmas gift this season, we are offering the ultimate dream present for flowers lovers – a monthly signature McQueens bouquet for a whole year! Some Christmas gifts come and some Christmas gifts go, but this is the gift that keeps on coming – every month for 2017! The bouquet will reflect the very best seasonal flowers available […]

New Covent Garden Market: the Festive Fun Has Begun!

Each season has its own special delights at the New Covent Garden market in Vauxhall. A trip to the world-famous wholesale market in spring will delight visitors with a tempting array of seasonal favourites with tulips, narcissi and blossoms aplenty. Summer is awash with candy-coloured delphinia and hydrangea, and during the autumn you will find a fiesta […]

Meet the Team: Yeon Hee Lee

We have three ongoing regulars that we feature on McQueens blog; Meet the Team, My Experience at McQueens Flower School, and McQueens Flower School Success Stories. Yeon Hee Lee straddles all three of these like a colossus! As a graduate from McQueens Flower School, our work experience programme, and a rising star at McQueens, Yeon Hee is one […]

Claridge’s: Into the Forest for Christmas

Over in Mayfair, there’s a little slice of Christmas magic on view for all to see this year at Claridge’s. While we’ve been busy decorating the exterior and other beautiful spots inside the hotel, Apple design guru Sir Jony Ive and world-famous designer Marc Newson have created something rather special for the iconic London landmark […]

The Connaught Hotel: A Luxurious Christmas

The festivities have begun at The Connaught Hotel in Mayfair, helped along with a bit of Christmas magic created by team McQueens. The Connaught is a much-loved and hugely revered fixture in Mayfair, celebrated for its timeless elegance and five-star luxury. The hotel occupies a grand corner location in one of the most exclusive districts of the capital, […]