All Hail Blossom!

Today we bow our heads to the wonderful springtime phenomenon that is blossom. A meander through any self-respecting blogger, blagger, influencer or Instagram wannabe will feature glorious displays of the stuff about now. Blossom is a photographer’s dream and Instagram is fit to burst with perfectly compose,  pretty people skipping hither and thither, clearly en route to somewhere fabulous – […]

Spotlight: The London Loom

With our HQ based in Bethnal Green, we’re often presented with fantastic opportunities to learn something new in what is arguably one of the most creative corners of London. Not only are we, quite literally, surrounded by art galleries, there’s a whole wealth of makers, workshops and creative studios all only a short walk or bus […]

Kally Ellis Featured in Identity Magazine

An interview with Kally Ellis by Joanna Molina, featured in Identity Magazine, the Middle East’s design, interiors and property magazine: Known for her keen instincts and unrivalled aesthetic sensibility, celebrity florist Kally Ellis can do it all – and she has. Despite having no previous experience with flowers, she left her career working for French bank […]

Instagrammer of the Week: New Covent Garden Market

For flower fans and avid readers of the blog, you will all know that the New Covent Garden Market has recently relocated to its brand new space on Nine Elms Lane, London. Naturally, we’ve been following their progress (along with thousands of followers) on social media and, after months of anticipation, it was a delight […]

Spotlight: Hoxton Mini Press

In an ever-increasing digital world, some may imagine book publishing to be a step in the opposite direction. Fortunately, Ann Waldvogel and Martin Usborne from Hoxton Mini Press took the view that ‘in an age when everything is virtual, the book as an object is more important than ever’, and we couldn’t agree more. Based in Shoreditch, […]

My McQueens Wedding: Penelope Sacorafou and J Clague

Creating flowers for a wedding is always an incredible honour. Flowers make such a difference to the day and as florists we love playing a part in such a special occasion, it’s an honour we don’t take too lightly, particularly when asked to design and install flowers by a friend for a wedding held abroad. Penelope […]

New Dates: McQueens Master-Class. Bring a Friend!

We are very excited to be launching new dates for classes on a Saturday at McQueens Flower School and to celebrate we have a unique offer. Book a place on one of our new classes, and you can bring a friend for free. This exclusive offer is available for classes booked until 28th April. McQueens […]

McQueens Featured in Good Housekeeping, April 2017 Issue

We were delighted to feature in the opening page of the Good Housekeeping, April Issue, with our fabulous, Easter Wreath (pictured right). Senior Florist and McQueens Operations Manager, Michi Kanatschnig, created the piece, explaining, “We made the wreath with the duck-egg blue door in mind, and began by gathering lots of different textured foliages that were not only […]

Kally Ellis: my fascination with roses

It has been a magnificent experience working with REN skincare developing the McQueens Morrocan Rose Otto Body Wash. From the initial concept to the delivery of the final product, it has been a real pleasure to examine in detail the enduring appeal of the rose and the compelling story of the Moroccan Rose harvest. McQueens founder […]

Our Top Tips For The Best Dressed Table

One of life’s greatest pleasures is to gather a group of friends and loved ones around a table for good food, great conversation and gales of laughter – and never has that been more important than in our world today. While schedules are fit to burst thanks to working commitments and activities, we’re so often left […]