On-Trend Wedding Flowers: Jewel-Tones

Jewel tones have increasingly found their way into our homes, wardrobes and more recently, wedding flowers. It’s an emerging trend that we admire for its bold contrasts and rich use of colour; a heady recipe that can ignite a thousand possibilities depending on the season. The term, of course, refers to the array of precious […]

Why Pink Flowers Are the Perfect Choice for Your Wedding Day

Pink may not be your number one choice of colour, in fact, many people have a ‘love it or hate it’ point of view, especially when it comes to flowers. We, however, find it quite charming. It’s a calming, dainty colour that has been popular since its initial boom in the 18th century, when pastels […]

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 […]

Our Top Five Vintage Rose Varieties

The term ‘vintage’ has been used to describe certain flowers for a number of years now, and it’s a trend that doesn’t appear to be going anywhere soon. The popularity of all things vintage – be it dress, hairstyles or accessories – means there is currently a huge demand for the sort of wistful and […]

Ask McQueens: Will Lily of the Valley Last in a Wedding Bouquet?

Lily of the valley is a remarkable flower and a much-requested inclusion in bridal bouquets. The fragrance and delicate nature of this flower makes it a perfect choice but, as one reader learned, it comes with some very careful care instructions. To answer today’s question we selected the rather knowledgeable senior florist of 25 years, McQueens social media […]

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 […]