McQueens Featured in the Christmas 2017 Edition of Good Housekeeping

Here at McQueens we absolutely adore the festive season and as frequent readers of the blog will know, we have been busily preparing for Christmas for months. One such project, that we have kept under wraps until now, is a festive collaboration with that much-loved interiors magazine, Good Housekeeping.  We’re delighted to unveil the beautifully […]

Kally Ellis Featured in LAPADA Magazine

Last month we were delighted to announce our partnership with the Association of Art and Antiques Dealers, LAPADA for their 2017 Art and Antiques Fair which took place in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, 15 – 20 September.  The show, which was established in 2009, has grown to become a renowned international showcase, becoming a prestigious landmark […]

McQueens on the Cover of Florist Business Magazine

McQueens founder and MD Kally Ellis was delighted and honoured to be interviewed for the inaugural edition of Florist Business magazine, and it was a thrill to create a design for the cover.  For more about this creative collaboration, see our recent interview with Lisa Wilkinson, the name behind the magazine, where we talk more about this exciting […]

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 […]

Kally Ellis Featured in Platinum Resident

Kally Ellis featured in Platinum Resident: “Vanity Fair magazine is one of my key clients and we do the flowers for all of their events so I travel a lot, mostly to the States. The events are very high profile, and we kick off every year with the Post-Oscars Vanity Fair party in LA, move […]

My Space: The Sunday Telegraph with Kally Ellis

“I bring flowers for the kitchen, bedroom and sitting room, otherwise it doesn’t feel like home.” McQueens founder and managing director Kally Ellis interviewed for the Sunday Telegraph by Olivia Parker

‘Coming up Roses’ – Kally Ellis Featured in S Magazine

“After buying a wilting florist’s shop and transforming it into a blooming £5 million business, Kally Ellis is celebrating 25 years of saying it with flowers…” Our very own Kally Ellis is interviewed about her floral journey from her humble beginnings buying an East-end florists shop and turning it into one of London’s finest floral […]

McQueens and Kally Ellis Featured on The Resident

Kara O’Reilly from The Resident writes about the joy of bringing flowers into your home, with top tips from our very own Kally Ellis, “keep it simple and bold – try colour-clocking with either one flower or a few different varieties all in the same shade.”      

McQueens Featured in The Scoop

McQueens Flower School Featured in The Scoop “Inspired by the scented foral displays and signature white roses that adorn Claridge’s famous foyer? McQueens, the hotel’s florist and the London fashion pack’s favourite, is offering workshops in the delicate art of flower arranging, in McQueens’ light-of-touch, modern style. Courses range from one day to four weeks […]

Kally Ellis Featured in The Evening Standard

“Twenty-five years ago, Kally Ellis ploughed her £14,000 pay-off from a short career in merchant banking into a fading flower shop in Shoreditch called McQueens. She kept the name, ditched the shop’s dowdiness and stuck strictly to her mantra — sell simple, stylish flowers, beautifully presented, to the London market. Now Ellis has a £3 million […]