Spotlight: Miss Clemmie Artisan Bridal Accessories

The designer and artisan behind Miss Clemmie Bridal Accessories, Clementine Clayton, started her business in 2014; she now sells to boutiques all over the UK and brides across the globe. Following an early career in antiques, Clementine turned her eye for fine jewellery and accessories into a career, designing heirloom quality accessories using traditional millinery and jewellery […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Boys with Plants

Proving that often it’s the simple ideas that are best, today’s Instagrammer of the Week doesn’t require much introduction. Suffice to say that Boys with Plants very much does what it says on the tin, and we are thoroughly hooked on our new daily dose of botanical eye-candy (those handsome fellas don’t go amiss either). We […]

Pearsons – the collaboration

McQueens is a brand that approaching its 27th birthday so it’s fair to say that we have learned a thing or two about the peaks and troughs of business down the decades. After all, it’s determination and tenacity that’s needed to maintain success and build upon a reputation year on year, and we respectfully tip […]

Flowers and Home with Sarah Akwisombe

Last week, in light of our recent nomination for an Amara Blogging Award, we launched a new series on McQueens the Blog, focussing on flowers and home with some of our favourite interiors experts. Today we’re delighted to invite the award-winning London design blogger and all-around talented lady, Sarah Akwisombe to share her thoughts on the topic, […]

McQueens The Blog Nominated for an Amara Interior Blogging Award

We are delighted to announce that our lovely blog has been nominated for an Amara Interior Blogging Award! A concept first introduced in 2013, the Amara Interior Blog Awards celebrates and engages with the most authoritative and respected bloggers in the vast interior blogging industry. We are, as you can imagine, absolutely delighted (and more than […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Mélanie Johnsson

Shining bright in the spotlight today is French graphic designer and illustrator, Mélanie Johnsson, a wander-luster and vivacious creator of bold, visual treats whose colourful work cannot fail to add an extra little joie de vivre to your day. Follow Mélanie and her latest adventures over at @melanie.johnsson Tell us about yourself, Mélanie I’m Mélanie Johnsson, a freelance […]

Ask McQueens: How Do I Get the Most out of My Work Experience?

Answering today’s question is senior McQueens florist, John Minet, whose masterful creations may well have spotted more than once on the McQueens Instagram account. Not only is he a dab hand at creating some of the most fabulous (and giant) bouquets you’ve ever seen, John also heads up our work experience program — a further learning opportunity […]

New Dates for McQueens One Day Master-class 2018

With this year’s action-packed school schedule gradually drawing to a close, we’re already looking forward to next year and are delighted to announce the new dates for the McQueens One Day Master-classes in 2018! Due to popular demand, we introduced weekend classes to the McQueens One Day Master-class schedule this year and have been overwhelmed with the positive feedback from our students, some of whom travel from far and wide to visit the McQueens Flower School, as Head Tutor Emily Mathison recounts:

New Dates for McQueens One Day Master-class 2018

McQueens Partners With The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair

We’re delighted to announce that we’re partnering with the Association of Art and Antiques Dealers, LAPADA for their 2017 Art and Antiques Fair taking place in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, 15 – 20 September. We will be dressing the Berkeley Square venue both inside and out to mark our first collaboration with this prestigious art and […]

Flowers and Home with Maxine Brady

Avid readers of the blog will have spotted that we were recently nominated for an Amara Interior Blogging Award, an inspiring campaign that, in their words, “celebrates and engages with the most authoritative and respected bloggers in the vast interior blogging industry”. We were, as you can imagine, absolutely delighted (and more than a little […]