Collaboration with McQueens and Fashion Milliner, Piers Atkinson, for Hunger Magazine

We adore all things fashion here at McQueens. When we were invited to be part of the main Hunger Magazine fashion story in collaboration with fashion milliner Piers Atkinson, we, of course, accepted. Head of events, Emily Mathison, worked together with Piers to fulfil his dream of creating a fabulous Renaissance-style wig with flowers: “Piers had […]

McQueens Featured in Wedding Magazine

We love being featured in Wedding Magazine, it’s a fabulous resource for brides and couples planning their big day, and it was with great pleasure that our florals were featured earlier this spring. The series of ‘red’ wedding designs were created by McQueens events florist, Alison Lythgoe, using a warm palette of reds, pinks and nudes, […]

Spotlight Interview: Brock Elbank

We have been fans of London based photographer Brock Elbank for an age now. He’s best known for creating a striking photo series that focuses on a huge variety of subjects from beards to freckles, fashion to vitiligo, and we’re especially happy to note the recurring theme of flowers in Brock’s portfolio. He began his career […]

Beautiful Butterfly Ranunculus

One of our main flower crushes at this time of year is the butterfly ranunculus. It’s the hot new variety that is turning florists’ heads, so we are delighted to share our fondness for these beauties right here on the blog. Coy and unassuming, this ephemeral beauty waits in the wings while the popular ranunculus […]

Spotlight: Smith & Munson

It’s that time of year again and we are well and truly in the midst of the tulip season, with gorgeous new varieties arriving in the shop every day. While tulips from Holland are always a delight, we have a very special place in our hearts for British-grown varieties. It was two years ago that […]

An Intimate Wedding at Claridge’s Hotel

Today we’re delighted to share with you the intimate wedding of Jen and James, which took place in March this year at that much-loved Mayfair hotel, Claridge’s. Surrounded by a select gathering of close family, the pair exchanged their vows in the luxurious Brook penthouse, an elegant pastel-pink suite furnished with art deco-style elegance, complete with […]

Spotlight: Papercut Artist, Georgia Low

Born in London, Georgia Low’s love for artistry grew throughout her childhood and remained a passion as she went on to study TV and radio production at university. It was here that she began to dabble in paper cutting, a talent which caught the attention of her friends and fellow students, who quickly became some […]

The Magnificent Charm of Muscari

It is often said that the best things come in small packages; never is this truer than in the fascinating world of flowers. Nature dictates that flowers can be fat, thin, tall, short and each will be admired with awe and respect for its simplicity and beauty – it’s all part of Mother Nature’s miracle. […]

We Are Hiring: Full-Time, Junior Events Administrator

Are you friendly, efficient, tech-savvy and obsessed with flowers? We may just have the perfect job for you. We are recruiting for a full-time, Junior Events Administrator to support our legendary weddings and events team at the McQueens HQ in Bethnal Green. Your Role as Junior Events Administrator Super-efficient and highly organised, you will be supporting our […]

How it’s Done: A Spring Table Flower Display With Potted Plants

After a rather long winter (and more than enough snow for one year, thank you) spring has finally sprung in London and we are positively rejoicing here at McQueens. The shop has exploded with a new and exciting flurry of beautiful, bountiful, scented spring blooms and our latest floral installations are reflecting the new season, […]