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HAPPY UPDATE FROM OUR POST “THE HUMAN COST OF A COVID CANCELLED WEDDING 2020”

Ladies hats and fascinators

If you’ve regularly been reading our blogs, you may remember an article from December last year when we looked at three young couples whose wedding plans were disrupted by COVID-19. Obviously they weren’t the only ones, since we had a busy summer 2021 with mothers of the bride and groom and their guests visiting our […]

THE RACE IS ON

Lime green hats and fascinators

While we pride ourselves on being the go-to hat shop for mothers of the bride and groom, we also love to create fabulous hat and fascinator designs for race-goers.  Racing is certainly in our blood at Simply Devine – we first opened our doors in 2004 to coincide with Royal Ascot moving to York during […]

Nearly back to normal!!!

Mother of the bride/groom hatinator

It’s been tough 18 months, hasn’t it?  And I’m not just talking about the wedding industry.  We’ve isolated, we’ve furloughed, we’ve worked from home and businesses have gone under.  Even worse we’ve seen family members struggle with illness and we’ve lost loved ones. Times are still fragile, but July brings hope of restrictions eased and […]

Weddings are back on!

Ladies hats and fascinators

The good news for weddings is that things will soon be back to normal (hopefully!) We are delighted that customers are returning to the shop with their wedding outfits – most of which they have had in their wardrobes for the past year – to find the perfect co-ordinating hat or fascinator. For the moment, […]