Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Royal Ascot Millinery 2014

As the prestigious Royal Ascot race days are fast approaching we have put together some of our key pieces perfect for the event.

During the five day event in June a piece of captivating millinery is essential, however the level of extravagance can be decided by you.

Alison Tod Royal Ascot

Last Year Alison Tod's hat stood out from the crowds, the piece beautifully comliemented the neutral tone dress while also giving a soft, feminine look.

From monochrome to brights we have an array of stunning hats in store to suit the trends for this years ascot races. To book an appointment in store at
13 Cross Street, Abergavenny call 01873 855 923. 

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Summer Fashion Show Luncheon - Sunday June 1st


We will be taking part in an important fashion event supporting the society for the welfare of horses. The charity takes all money donated to care for helpless horse and ponies that they rescue. One of their latest rescues was P.C Wilkie, shown in the image below, was found abandoned at only 2 weeks old.

The summer fashion show luncheon is in aid of this young pony and will be taking place at Quarry Farm, Skenfrith on Sunday 1st June 2014 at 12.30pm. 

The fashion show will feature some of our colourful creations as well as couture designers Charles & Patricia Lester, Coco Fennell, Jojo Maman Bebe and shoes by Lucy Choi. 

Tickets for the event are £30 and can be booked by calling 01600 750233 or online at

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Hay Festival 2014

The prestigious Hay Festival begins tomorrow in the small welsh town boasting a variety of events, including talks with Mary Berry, Jennifer Saunders and Judi Dench.

We first visited back into 2001 when Bill Clinton did a talk at the festival. He described it as 'The woodstock of the mind'

For those who are attending any of the events let us know if you spot any of our Alison Tod creations!

For more information on the event visit:-

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Afternoon Tea at the Castle House Hotel

Last week we visited the beautiful Castle House Hotel situated in Hereford for an afternoon tea event in aid of the Little Princess Trust. The charity provides young children suffering with hair loss with real hair wigs.

We took along some of our most iconic pieces to present to the days guests. Here are some of the images from the event...................

Alison Tod Milliner

Colourful Hat

Alison Tod Hat

Alison Tod at Castle House Hotel

Monday, May 19, 2014

13 Cross Street Abergavenny, Our New Store

Last month we moved into our new store at 13 Cross, Street, Abergavenny. With a touch of vintage elegance our new store displays our array of hats, fascinators, hand bags and jewellery for those special occasions.

Ready-to-wear pieces are available in almost every colour and style you can imagine, each made with meticulous craftsmanship. We also offer a tailored service if you had something specific in mind for your event. You will be sure to have the most unique and beautiful creation using the best fabrics and trimmings.

Alison Tod New Store Alison Tod Milliner

Alison Tod Milliner

Alison Tod Milliner

We're open Monday – Saturday 10.00am until 5.00pm
Appointments are advisable.

T: 01873 855923