The Pros and Cons of Tossing The Bouquet

When it comes to the question of whether or not to toss the wedding bouquet, it will come as no surprise that many florists will stand firmly on the side of ‘please, no’. The mere thought of hours of painstaking work being flung with abandon into the air, causing a scrum of lovelorn ladies, can […]

On-Trend Wedding Flowers: Gypsophila

Sweet and delicate gypsophila, otherwise known as Baby’s Breath, rose to floral stardom this summer when Victoria Swarovski, heiress to the Swarovski empire, married her partner Werner Mürz. In an all-out, lavish Italian setting complete with a fairytale backdrop, the bride modelled a cathedral-length train with a star-studded celebrity guest list in attendance. Victoria’s glittering, princess-style ballgown was reportedly adorned […]

5 Show-Stopping McQueens Weddings

We’ve had the pleasure of creating gorgeous flowers for some truly spectacular ceremonies over the years, and today we’re sharing five show-stopping McQueens weddings to inspire and delight anyone preparing for their upcoming nuptials. We adore creating florals for all events but naturally, weddings are always extra exciting, with each couple bringing something new to […]

My McQueens Wedding: Freddie & Tony

If we ever we needed a reminder that love is all you need, it was this weekend. And on Saturday 3 June, there was plenty of love in the air as McQueens staff turned out en force to witness the wedding of our very own school administrator, Freddie, to his civil partner, Tony. It was a glorious day of celebration that stretched on into the evening with feasting and fun, music and merriment, and enough love to bring big beaming smiles to all our faces.

My McQueens Wedding: Freddie & Tony

Ask McQueens: What Are the Best Wedding Flowers to Use Abroad?

Today we’re introducing our new feature Ask McQueens where you can shower us with all your floral questions and we’ll do our best to come up with the answers! We kick off with one of the most popular topics within the floral world, weddings. One of our lovely readers has written in with a question about her […]

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 […]

Marvellous Matricaria

Today we salute matricaria, a flower that probably doesn’t get the recognition that it so richly deserves. It’s not the first name that trips off the tongue when you’re talking about faves, and comes way down in the pecking order of floral desirability, which is a great shame because we think it’s worth a closer look. As […]

Spotlight: Founder of Rock n Roll Bride Blog, Kat Williams

Launched in 2008 by founder, Kat Williams, Rock n Roll Bride is now one of the most popular wedding blogs in the world, known for it’s individual approach to fun, quirky and inspirational weddings that truly celebrate the uniqueness of every couple. After becoming somewhat jaded early on in her own quest for wedding inspiration, […]

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. […]

My McQueens Wedding: Kim and Craig

Kim and Craig Kelly enjoyed a gorgeous wedding ceremony in the sublime sunken garden at The Grove Hotel, Hertfordshire last August. Against a romantic flower arch backdrop – created by McQueens naturally, with gorgeous summer blooms – they exchanged their vows. Afterwards, the lavish wedding reception was held in the ballroom at the Grove, and all was captured beautifully by their photographer […]