Planning Your Winter Wedding Flowers

Winter is a truly enchanting season to tie the knot. Not only can couples bypass the worry of whether or not the sun will be shining (this is the UK, after all), but you can enjoy all the lovely festive feels that come hand in hand with the cooler weather, early evenings and cosy nights […]

5 McQueens Christmas Gifts for the Flower Lover in Your Life

Struggling to find the perfect present for the budding florist in your life? We’ve got you covered with five fabulous McQueens Christmas gifts that cannot fail to prompt a squeal of joy from any flower fanatic this season. Whether you’re looking for the perfect stocking filler, a gorgeous seasonal gift, and even ‘the one’ that […]

All Wrapped Up: The McQueens 2017 Claridge’s Christmas Installation

Christmas at Claridge’s is truly a sight to behold and it’s been our pleasure and privilege to transform the magnificent entrance, lobby and public areas throughout our time working with Claridge’s, including the 2012 installation of the iconic Christmas tree in the foyer  designed by our very own founder and MD, Kally Ellis. Over the years, we’ve created […]

A Festive Winter Wonderland at Aquavit, London

Visitors passing through St. James’ market may have noticed a slight change of scene of late. This November, that favourite Michelin starred-restaurant, Aquavit, was transformed overnight into a magical winter wonderland, complete with bushy Christmas trees, a generous helping of snow, heaps of glittering pea lights and a distinctive edge of cosy hygge and Scandinavian cool. […]

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 […]

Three Festive Bouquets to Welcome the Christmas Season in Style

Much to the delight (and despair) of many, Christmas has officially landed in London. Yes, as light switching-on ceremonies sweep the capital and festive decor pops up with abandon, We’re proud to reveal our own handiwork at that iconic, Mayfair five-star hotel, Claridge’s. As florists, our relationship with Christmas can be something of a love-hate affair. After […]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like ‘Operation Christmas’

To be fair, it has been looking a lot like Christmas for a while. Well, the past three months to be exact, and we’re reaching peak festive frenzy here at McQ HQ right now with boxes of baubles, crate loads of glitter, and a mini mountain of decorative items ranging from gingerbread men (non-edible) to […]