Wimbledon Champions Dinner 2018

Wimbledon is a magnificent highlight in the British sporting calendar that seems to increase in popularity year on year. The championship at Wimbledon is the oldest tournament in the world and has been around since 1877. Its long and illustrious history makes it the outstanding grand slam tournaments in the world and it has become a key part […]

Spectacular Scented Stock

Our fleur du jour is glorious delightful stock or Matthiola incana to give it its Latin name. We adore this inconspicuous scruffy garden-like specimen so it’s a pleasure to take a moment to ponder on its beauty. Most people instinctively raise a flower to their nose to sample its natural scent. This can sometimes be […]

Spotlight: Rijnsflowers

Avid readers of the blog will know that we had the pleasure of creating a floral installation for British Vogue at the Regent Street Cinema last month. Widely regarded as the birthplace of British cinema, the venue was transformed for Vogue’s exclusive presentation of 2018 Autumn and Winter trends. The honour of creating the flowers fell to […]

Spotlight: Claire Vero, Founder of Aurelia Skincare

Claire Vero founded the award-winning British brand Aurelia Probiotic Skincare in 2013 following a successful nine-year career at global pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. In pursuit of a new challenge, she quit the corporate world to follow her dream of creating a natural yet scientifically proven skincare range. Her products, which are infused with luxurious essential oils […]

McQueens Flower School Heads to Mexico

We are extremely proud and excited to announce a very special collaborative class in Mexico City this autumn with Festival Flores Y Jardines, running from 24 – 28 September 2018. Inspired by The Chelsea Flower Show here in London,  the FYJA festival was the first of its kind in Mexico, held at the Botanical Garden of Bosque […]

Love Blossoms: An Elegant Spring Wedding at Claridge’s

Earlier this year McQueens had the pleasure of creating the beautiful blooms for the marriage of Charlotte and Daniel at St. George’s Chapel in Hanover Square. The touching service was followed by an elegant ballroom reception and dinner at that much-loved Mayfair hotel, Claridge’s. It was with pleasure that we caught up with mother of the […]

Spotlight Interview: Marcin Rusak

Here at McQueens, we work with and provide flowers for many designers and artists who use nature as a medium for expression in their work. We have been delighted to offer recycled flowers to artist Marcin Rusak for use in his work for a number of years. We are inspired by his approach, intrigued by […]

We Are Hiring: Social Media Assistant Based at our Bethnal Green HQ

We are recruiting for a part-time assistant to join our social media team at McQ HQ, right here in Bethnal Green. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, multi-skilled individual to help us share our ethos and passion for flowers across a variety of social media channels (including our blog). A flair for creativity is […]

A Return Trip to Russian River Flower School

McQueens Flower School team enjoyed a second successful trip to Healdsburg California for a sold-out class in collaboration with the wonderful Russian River Flower School. It was a great opportunity to meet a new group of students and spend time with a few familiar faces as returning students from the last visit head back to this highly […]