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A place to discover McQueens latest news, interviews, musings and inspiration.
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09 September 2019
Interview with: Alison Lithgoe
McQueens Creative Lead, Alison Lithgoe divulges all about the incredible installation concept for LAPADA Antiques and Art Fair.
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06 September 2019
McQueens Flower School x: Villa des Fleurs
McQueens Flower School is delighted to be rejoining Villa Des Fleurs for an exciting programme of classes this September.
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04 September 2019
Back: To (Flower) School
Discover why autumn is the perfect time to join McQueens Flower School
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28 August 2019
New: September Bouquets
Meet our new collection of designs to celebrate the last of summer and arrival of autumn.
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15 August 2019
Spotlight On: Tregothnan Estate
Meet Tregothnan - a botanical Cornish paradise and the inspiration behind our new Truro bouquet.
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08 August 2019
Our Guide to: Graduation Gifts
Find out the meanings behind flowers to make your gift even more significant.
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25 July 2019
Spotlight On: Event Planner, Rebecca Gardner
A sensational New York wedding brief sparked a wonderful collaboration with event planner, Rebecca Gardner.
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16 July 2019
Peony: A Fond Goodbye
As the peony season comes to an end we bid a fond farewell to one of our favourite flowers.
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05 July 2019
Gowns and Flowers: Wedding Trends
Kate Halfpenny, wedding dress designer to the stars and Kally Ellis, founder of McQueens Flowers divulge their trends and tips for 2019.
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03 July 2019
Negroni Themed: Table Scape
Discover how McQueens Events created florals inspired by the classic cocktail.
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18 June 2019
How to make a flower crown: inspired by Midsummer
As Midsummer approaches, we celebrate with a festive flower crown tutorial alongside our friends at Moomin!
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07 June 2019
Spotlight On: Creative Perfumer, Julie Pluchet
We meet the Creative Perfumer behind the fragrance of our new Miller Harris Candle Collection.
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03 June 2019
Birthday Celebrations With: Beast Magazine
McQueens Flower School are cover stars for the birthday issue as we celebrate turning 21 - coinciding with the 1st anniversary of the East London magazine.
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30 May 2019
News: Miller Harris x McQueens Flowers
A first look at our candle collection with London perfumers, Miller Harris.
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23 May 2019
McQueens Flower School: Venice Biennale
Our tutor team travelled to the world-renowned exhibition to create a floral art piece for the Courtauld.
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17 May 2019
RHS Chelsea Flower Show: Meet Dr David Lawson
As the world-famous flower show approaches, we sit down for a chat with collaborator, Dr David Lawson.
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09 May 2019
Chelsea Flower Show: Marcus Wareing x McQueens Flowers
We sit down with the world-famous chef to find out more
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09 May 2019
News: Meet our new charity partners
We're delighted to be supporting the British Beekeeping Association.
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09 May 2019
News: McQueens at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
We reveal plans for two installations at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which highlight the importance of bee conservation.
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07 May 2019
A Passion for Flowers: HyeWon Lee
We spoke to HyeWon Lee about her love of flowers and her excitement for the launch of her one day workshop in Seoul.
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01 May 2019
Rachel Warne: Tulips For The Home and Garden
We spoke to London based photographer, Rachel Warne about her stunning new book dedicated to the glory of tulips.
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30 April 2019
One Day Masterclass: The Peninsula New York
Join us for champagne, canapés and a magnificent celebratory workshop indulging in the wonderful world of flowers on or June 01st
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16 April 2019
McQueens Style: Easter Wreaths
We extol our love for wreath design with some seasonal ideas.
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12 April 2019
In Season: Spring Favourites
We celebrate a few of our favourite varieties coming into season over the next couple of months.
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05 April 2019
Staff Picks: Mimosa, marigold and guelder rose
McQueens Florist Gosia shares her love of spring flowers.
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04 April 2019
McQueens Korea: An International Adventure
We are very excited to announce an exciting international expansion of the McQueens brand
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03 April 2019
In season: Blossom
It's that special time of year when blossom fever sweeps McQueens Flowers.
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02 April 2019
News: McQueens Flower School goes on tour
McQueens Flower School Principal, Sophie Powell will be joining Villa des Fleurs in Kuwait to host a programme of workshops.
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28 March 2019
Halfpenny London: A Romantic Installation
A collaboration with Halfpenny London for the launch of their latest collection of exquisite bridal gowns.
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28 March 2019
New: Spring Bouquets
With the arrival of a beautiful new online platform, we celebrate with a collection of new bouquets.
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25 March 2019
McQueens: Our Evolution
We share the next chapter in the McQueens story.
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22 March 2019
Gift Ideas: Mother's Day
Celebrate this special tradition with glorious floral gift ideas.
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13 February 2019
Spotlight On: Emily Frances Barrett
We speak to artist and jewellery designer, Emily Frances Barrett about the floral inspiration behind her evocative work.
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11 February 2019
The Ultimate Love Match: Miller Harris x McQueens
A union between flowers and scent create the ultimate beguiling pairing this Valentine's Day.
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06 February 2019
Valentine's: Top Romantic Flowers
The McQueens team reveal their ultimate romantic flowers in the run-up to Valentine's.
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04 February 2019
New: Spring Workshops
McQueens Flower School reveal five new spring-infused workshops to celebrate the season.
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30 January 2019
News: from McQueens Flower School
We are delighted to announce that McQueens Flower School has been awarded ASIC Accreditation.
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04 January 2019
Winter: Our Seasonal Favourites
Remedy the January blues with the most beautiful stems available during the chillier months.
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02 January 2019
Year in Review: McQueens Flower School
We reflect on the incredible moments our tutors and students created in 2018 and look forward to a new year.
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18 December 2018
Spotlight On: Seedlip
We love to keep our eyes peeled for new and exciting innovators, and one that’s had our attention for much of 2018 is Seedlip.
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01 November 2018
Spotlight On: Moomins' Creative Director
McQueens founder and Moomins super-fan, Kally Ellis sits down with Sophia Jansson, Creative Director of the Finnish brand.
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29 October 2018
Talent: At McQueens
We’re very fortunate here at McQueens to be bursting at the seams with dedicated and inspiring creatives - meet three of our rising stars.
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