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A place to discover McQueens latest news, interviews, musings and inspiration.
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23 July 2020
An Ode to: Sunflowers
McQueens Flowers florist and Graduate in Plant Science pays homage to sunshine flower.
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08 July 2020
McQueens Flower School: New Workshops
Delve into our creative programme of half and one day floral workshops.
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17 June 2020
Team Picks: Our Favourite British Flowers
Discover which seasonal stems have made the cut!
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15 June 2020
Garden-style Wedding Flowers: with Gina Hardy
Garden-style bouquets with Head of Events, Gina Hardy.
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11 June 2020
Celebrating: British Flowers
'Tis the season to celebrate beautiful, blooming British flowers!
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07 June 2020
McQueens Flower School: Reopening
We are delighted to be welcoming back smaller classes in August.
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30 May 2020
Scholarship: Announcement
We have extended the application deadline for this incredible floral opportunity.
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15 May 2020
RHS Chelsea Flower Show: One Year On
Reminiscing on our 2019 RHS Chelsea debut - and how we've continued to support the bees!
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06 May 2020
Seasonal Favourite: Peonies
The peony reigns supreme as the darling bud of May. Feast your eyes on our favourite varieties.
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27 March 2020
Spotlight On: Rowan Spray
We catch up with botanical photographer Rowan Spray and find out all about her influences including a childhood Narnia...
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20 March 2020
Ask the experts: Flower care tips from the experts
Our florists share their tricks of the trade for longer-lasting flowers, reviving plants and special concoctions.
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19 March 2020
In Season: Spring Favourites
We welcome the spring equinox by celebrating some of our favourites of the season.
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19 March 2020
Seasonal Favourite: Blossom
It's that special time of year when blossom fever sweeps McQueens Flowers.
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17 March 2020
Our Flower Family: Mother's Day Special
McQueens Flowers, rising star Hamish reminisces on special floral moments with his mother.
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13 March 2020
Gift Guide: Mother's Day
A beautifully diverse offering to match every recipient.
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09 March 2020
Spotlight On: The Dalloway Terrace
The McQueens Flowers Event team creates a spring greenhouse-inspired display for the iconic terrace.
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28 February 2020
Meet the team: Head of Events - Gina Hardy
To coincide with Internation Women's Day - we're delighted to introduce you to one of our many McQueens heroes.
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26 February 2020
McQueens Flower School: Spring Workshops
Celebrate the new blossoming season with a workshop.
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25 February 2020
McQueens Flower School x: Carlota Flower Lab
McQueens Flower School returns to Mexico to host a pop-up workshop alongside Carlota Flower Lab.
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24 February 2020
Seasonal Favourites: Tulips
An ode to the tulip and its numerous, enchanting varieties.
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09 February 2020
Flower Family: Meeting the Growers of Italy and France
Thanks to Hoek Flowers we meet our growers in Italy and France!
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07 February 2020
McQueens Flower School: One Day Installation Workshop
Discover why our new installation one-day workshop is such a coveted experience.
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06 February 2020
Where to buy: McQueens Flowers this Valentine's Day
There are no less than five places you can buy your McQueens Valentine's gift from!
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13 January 2020
McQueens Flowers Feature: NET SUSTAIN Campaign
NET-A-PORTER reveal the next phase of their sustainable campaign.
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08 January 2020
McQueens Flower School: announces exclusive workshop
This February, we have a very special opportunity for flower fans...
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09 December 2019
Spotted: Where to see McQueens' Festive Displays
Each year McQueens Flowers has the honour of decking the halls of some of London's most iconic establishments...
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03 December 2019
Spotlight on: A Midsummer Wedding
We reminisce on a fairytale summer wedding with McQueens' Groom, Paul Oldfield.
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21 November 2019
Meet: Our Chocolatier Partner
Find out which artisanal chocolate you can now add to your festive orders...
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18 November 2019
Revealed: McQueens Christmas Gift Collection
The most wonderful time of the year calls for the most exquisite floral gifts.
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01 November 2019
Spotlight On: Dutz Collection
DutZ have been one of our favourite glassware specialists for many years - we discover more about the intricate craft.
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28 October 2019
Autumn Installation: At Claridge's
Find out why this seasonal installation we created for Claridge's has an extra special meaning...
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25 October 2019
Festive Wreath Workshops: Evening Classes
For the very first time, McQueens Flower School presents limited evening Christmas Wreath workshops.
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07 October 2019
McQueens Awarded: Positive Luxury Butterfly Mark
We are delighted to announce McQueens Flowers has received recognition in making a measurable impact and commitment to sustainability.
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18 September 2019
In Season: McQueen's Autumn Favourites
As the autumn equinox approaches, we celebrate some of our favourite flowers, vines and foliage of the new season.
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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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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 talented school 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 discover more about his botanical menu.
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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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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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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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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
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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