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 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 […]

McQueens on the Cover of Florist Business Magazine

McQueens founder and MD Kally Ellis was delighted and honoured to be interviewed for the inaugural edition of Florist Business magazine, and it was a thrill to create a design for the cover.  For more about this creative collaboration, see our recent interview with Lisa Wilkinson, the name behind the magazine, where we talk more about this exciting […]

Kally Ellis Featured in Platinum Resident

Kally Ellis featured in Platinum Resident: “Vanity Fair magazine is one of my key clients and we do the flowers for all of their events so I travel a lot, mostly to the States. The events are very high profile, and we kick off every year with the Post-Oscars Vanity Fair party in LA, move […]

‘Coming up Roses’ – Kally Ellis Featured in S Magazine

“After buying a wilting florist’s shop and transforming it into a blooming £5 million business, Kally Ellis is celebrating 25 years of saying it with flowers…” Our very own Kally Ellis is interviewed about her floral journey from her humble beginnings buying an East-end florists shop and turning it into one of London’s finest floral […]

Kally Ellis Featured in Zeitgeist Magazine

Kally Ellis featured in Zeitgeist, a monthly beauty update exclusively for N.dulge members. Here, Kally shows how to make the most of your empty, but gorgeous, beauty containers by using them to display flowers.

McQueens and Kally Ellis Featured on The Resident

Kara O’Reilly from The Resident writes about the joy of bringing flowers into your home, with top tips from our very own Kally Ellis, “keep it simple and bold – try colour-clocking with either one flower or a few different varieties all in the same shade.”      

McQueens Featured in The Scoop

McQueens Flower School Featured in The Scoop “Inspired by the scented foral displays and signature white roses that adorn Claridge’s famous foyer? McQueens, the hotel’s florist and the London fashion pack’s favourite, is offering workshops in the delicate art of flower arranging, in McQueens’ light-of-touch, modern style. Courses range from one day to four weeks […]

Kally Ellis Featured in The Evening Standard

“Twenty-five years ago, Kally Ellis ploughed her £14,000 pay-off from a short career in merchant banking into a fading flower shop in Shoreditch called McQueens. She kept the name, ditched the shop’s dowdiness and stuck strictly to her mantra — sell simple, stylish flowers, beautifully presented, to the London market. Now Ellis has a £3 million […]