Category Archives: Style

What are hats made from?

Black wedding/raceday Hatinator

Our beautiful quality hats, hatinators and fascinators come in all shapes, sizes and colours, while most of our headwear is basically made from two different materials. Our more traditional mother of the bride or groom hats and fascinators are made from sinamay – a natural product made from the stalks of the abaca tree, which […]

Goodbye to large weddings 2020

Women's fascinators

Once again the wedding industry is hit by restrictions on the size of wedding receptions, leaving many brides and bridegrooms frustrated with the changing rules due to social distancing to halt the spread of the pandemic. But there are couples who simply just want to get married in front of their closest family members. Princess […]

Our Ann Balon collection

Mother of the Bride

Matching a hat to your beautiful new outfit can be difficult. If you’ve set your heart on a specific dress for your special occasion, trying to find something to match or complement your outfit can cause headaches, especially since manufacturers change their shades season after season. Many specialist mother of the bride/groom stores will sell […]

Introducing the Simply Devine special occasion wear collection

Mother of the Bride or Groom special occasion wear

The collection has been designed by owner Liz Devine-Wright together with an Italian couturier – the latter of whom formerly worked for one of the major international fashion houses – and will match and co-ordinate with Simply Devine’s new season range of hats, hatinators and fascinators. Said Liz: “Mothers of the bride or groom have […]