Five Tips to Choose Your Wedding Flowers

When it comes to planning a wedding, it goes without saying that choosing the right flowers comes right up there with picking the venue, menu and the perfect dress. However, with so many varieties, themes and seemingly endless inspiration to choose from, it can quickly become overwhelming (especially once you end up down a Pinterest […]

Love Blossoms: An Elegant Spring Wedding at Claridge’s

Earlier this year McQueens had the pleasure of creating the beautiful blooms for the marriage of Charlotte and Daniel at St. George’s Chapel in Hanover Square. The touching service was followed by an elegant ballroom reception and dinner at that much-loved Mayfair hotel, Claridge’s. It was with pleasure that we caught up with mother of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: Sophie and Arsham

Today we’re delighted to share with you the wedding of Sophie and Arsham who tied the knot on June 24 2017, steeped in glamour at that iconic 5-star Mayfair hotel, Claridge’s. An elegant event, complete with sumptuous McQueens blooms, of course, Sophie and Arsham exchanged their vows surrounded by friends and family in the grand […]

Claridge’s Hotel: The Changing Seasons

McQueens has a special relationship with Claridge’s hotel. We have our very own store based within the hotel  with a team who create flowers for guests. We also have a team who design, install and maintain the weekly flower installations in the public areas. Claridge’s is a much loved and respected landmark in Mayfair, known throughout […]

Spotlight: David Morris

Recent visitors to Claridge’s may have found themselves a little distracted by an exquisite selection of David Morris jewellery on display in the entrance hallway of our favourite luxury hotel. Certainly, we could not help but pause en route to the McQueens at Claridge’s boutique and gaze in awe at the London jeweller’s most recent English Garden […]

5 Valentine’s Gifts to Complement Your Flowers

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, our workshop is, as you can imagine, positively brimming with activity in anticipation of one of our biggest days of the year. Soon we will be surrounded by an influx of premium pink, red and blush varieties that traditionally mark the romantic nature of this annual love-in. However, although […]

Halloween at Claridge’s Hotel in Mayfair

We’ve created a gorgeous, chic and somewhat scary autumnal homage to Halloween this week at Claridge’s in Mayfair. The lobby has been transformed with a riot of orange and red, with a gigantic tree taking centre stage in the famous tea room. Created with masses of autumnal hydrangea, willow and seasonal foliage, it certainly makes an eerie […]