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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Summer Styles 2016

It’s been a busy summer working on lots of exciting bespoke creations for many prestigious events. From pastel pinks, bold blues and glorious greens, here’s a peek at some of our beautiful ladies modelling their creations this season.





The ladies at Baroque Boutique have also been teaming their dresses with some show-stopping millinery to add an extra touch of glamour to their outfits...



To book an appointment to have your very own bespoke piece of millinery created please email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk or call 01873 855 923. 

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Key Dates For Your Summer Social Calendar


Summer’s upon us and we’ve put together the seasons hottest dates for your social calendar. We always look forward to these events every year, as we love helping our ladies get ready, creating bespoke pieces to match their outfits perfectly. Here’s the lineup:

Royal Ascot 14th-18th June

Ascot Ladies Day 16th June

Wimbledon 27th June - 10th July

Henley Royal Regatta 29th June-3rd July

Moet and Chandan July Festival 7th-9th July 

Qatar GoodWood Festival 26th-30th July

With all of these exciting dates come lots of exciting millinery, here’s a look at some of our beautiful customers wearing our creations from previous years to give you some inspiration and an idea of what to expect at these glorious events…







For more information on how we can help you with bespoke millinery to match your outfit contact us on 01873 855923 or email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Sunday Times Showcase - Sunday 15th May


If you missed The Sunday Times last week, we’re delighted to share with you their fashion feature teaming eccentric and traditional styles for a seasonal hybrid appearance.

Our Carmen creation was styled with the most beautiful Alexander McQueen dress to create a show-stopping elegant look this Spring/Summer.

Here’s Edwina Preston looking gorgeous wearing our Carmen creation



Take a look at the full feature here >>


For full details about our Carmen creation email us at enquiries@alisontod.co.uk or call us on 01873 855923

Thursday, May 5, 2016

This Year’s Show-stopping Women In Wales Charity Luncheon In Aid Of Save The Children


Every year more than 450 women attend the Women in Wales Charity Luncheon in aid of Save The Children. This event is a celebration of the wonderful contribution that women in Wales make to business, medicine, charity, the arts and much more, whilst raising money for a brilliant cause. 

We’re proud to be invited to showcase our statement collection of millinery at every luncheon as it is a truly phenomenal event, filled with so many aspirational people from across Wales which we’re honoured to be amongst. 

Here’s some pictures from the day:






To find out more about the Women In Wales Charity Luncheon and to see more pictures visit http://www.womeninwales.org.uk

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Ascot Ladies Day With Alison Tod

We've got some exciting news, Ascot Ladies Day will be taking place at The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny on Thursday 16th June. Here's a preview of what to expect with full details being announced very soon...



If you want to find out more or register your interest please email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk

Monday, March 21, 2016

Join Us For The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party At The Angel Hotel


After the success of last years Mad Hatter’s Tea Party event we’re pleased to announce it’s back on the 7th and 8th of May at the Angel Hotel, Abergavenny.




The Angel will be transformed ready to host high tea with a difference and it won’t disappoint. It will be a wonderful afternoon filled with Alice-themed delights and our millinery creations.

Guests will be invited to wear their most colourful hat from their collection for an afternoon of tea, cakes and fashion all with an Alice in Wonderland Twist.

If you don't have a hat to wear then a visit to our cross street store is a must. From our vast array of classic and contemporary styles we will be sure to have something to suit your style. 

We will also be giving preferential rates on purchases in store until the end of May for tea party guests on presentation of their ticket. 

Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect ……









For further details about the event and how to purchase tickets visit - www.angelabergavenny.com/mad-hatter

Friday, August 7, 2015

A Flapper's Evening With The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny

We recently collaborated once again with the amazing Angel Hotel in Abergavenny on a recent Gatsby style photo shoot ready for their event on Friday September 11th from 7:00pm - 12:30am.  

The fabulous flapper soiree will include a cocktail on arrival in the Grand ballroom bar along with some guests who will be there to discuss the 'Lost Generation' and their anecdotes of the age. With dancing until late to the sounds of the twenties it's certainly an evening not to be missed! 

Tickets £35 per person available to purchase from The Angel Hotel events team on 01873 857121






The dress worn in the images above is a flapper dress in black with a medieval leaf print in metallic gunmetal by Charles & Patricia Lester. To compliment this piece we chose our classic statement hats filled with feathers to mimic the timeless elegance and glamour of the 1920's. Finished with our luxurious diamante jewellery and brooch this look perfectly encompasses the chic, alluring style of this era. 

For further information on the dress please email contact@charles-patricia-lester.co.uk or call 01873 853559

To book an appointment to have you very own bespoke piece of millinery created please email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk or call 01873 855 923. 



Sunday, July 5, 2015

Key Millinery Dates For July

As always the summer season plays hosts to a number of exciting events where a hat is a must-have accessory. From classic shapes to bold colour tones we've selected our key events along with some styling suggestions.

Henley Regatta 1st - 5th July



Hats for Henley always take on a classic form with details that encompass minimal elegance. These sophisticated hats with simple bow details are the perfect choice for those looking for an accessory to complement their timeless tailored look. 

The Moet & Chandon July Festival Ladies Day at Newmarket - 9th July

At Newmarket Ladies Day a statement hat is a must, these bold pieces are sure to get you recognised at the event's annual best dressed lady competition. This season we adore the bright, tropical inspired hues of pink and orange to add an element of exuberance to your attire.



 


As well as these statement hats our exquisite handbag collection includes an array of designer pieces helping you create an outfit that will stand out from the crowd.  

Goodwood Ladies Day - 30th July

A stylish yet relaxed occasion the Glorious Goodwood ladies day is a great opportunity to be bold and have fun with your outfit. These pillbox hats exude classic glamour, teamed with a vibrant pink hue making them into simplistic statement pieces.


Not to forget the male guests who can adopt the quintessentially British look with the addition of one of our authentic Panama hats.


For any queries or to book an appointment for a bespoke creation email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk or call 01873 855923

Friday, June 26, 2015

Royal Ascot Ladies Day 2015

As a couture milliner in Britain one of the main highlights of our calendar is of course the much acclaimed Ascot races. We look forward to the opportunity to maximise our creative expression in the lead up to the races to produce inspiring new designs that are set to make a statement. This year at Royal Ascot Ladies Day, our creations once again played a part in presenting a fantastic spectacle of extravagant and vibrant pieces of millinery. 

This year bespoke pieces were created to both complement and enhance our clients outfits ready for the special event yesterday. From brightly coloured ostrich plumes to contemporary structural designs our creations this year were filled with flamboyance. 




Royal Ascot Millinery 2015

If you have a photograph from this year's ladies day with your Alison Tod hat we would love to see it! Tweet us @Alison_tod or email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Mad Hatter's Tea At The Angel Hotel

We had an amazing time collaborating with The Angel Hotel this weekend with an event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the story of Alice in Wonderland. The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny, served up a whimsical version of their award winning afternoon tea complete with edible flowers and drink me potion. All guests wore their most spectacular hats for the occasion with selected guests having a chance to wear one of Alison's creations to tea. Here are some of the photos from the weekends events >

The Angel hotel staff with Alison Tod hats inspired by characters from Alice In Wonderland 








For more information on any of the hats featured or to book an appointment with Alison Tod please call 01873 855923 or email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk.