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|Mother of the Bride & Groom Outfits|
|Buy an outfit and Disc-Fascinator for £499 all in Price|
|6 Styles in Sizes 8-18 While Stocks Last!!!!|
Includes 8 Styles from the Amanda Wyatt Collection Arriving May
|Royal Ascot Online Hat Shop|
|Nigel Rayment Exclusives that can’t be brought anywhere else in the world just one of each made|
|Go’s LIVE 7th May also available in store at Marble Arch|
Come along and meet Nigel at our Exclusive June Ascot Days & Evenings No Appointment Needed
Get that perfect hat for the races & STAND OUT IN THE CROWD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sat 1st June 5pm-8pm
Sun 2nd June 11am-5pm
Thurs 6th June 5pm-8pm
Sat 8th June 5pm-8pm
Sun 9th June 11am-5pm
Thur 13th June 5pm-8pm
Sat 15th June 5pm-8pm
Sun 16th June 11am-5pm
The Middleton Effect Nigel Rayment says the Royal Wedding has had a huge effect on the hat trends which has continued into 2013. We have found that since the Middleton’s came into the media, the disc styles have taken over from the large hats. These discs are on a head band and are so comfortable to wear. And great for photos as you can see the face clearly! It’s really important to make sure that, whatever you wear its not too overpowering and you personally feel good. If a mum buys an outfit separately from their hat, they often have a problem finding a perfect match, but Nigel has the answer: in our London boutique mums can buy all the occasion wear brands and get a hat made to measure and dyed to perfectly match any colour. We have hundreds of shapes so there's a hat for everyone-its just about finding the style that suits you.
What our mums thought of our service
Hi Nigel, I recently visited your store with my mum who was visiting for Aus and would just like to say a huge THANK YOU to you all! Mum has been over for nearly a month visiting and we have done a lot of 'the circuit' for Mother of the Bride dresses with little luck and some downright awful experiences. From the moment we came into the shop mum was made to feel completely at ease and the ladies couldn't do enough to help us! Mum's going to look (and more importantly feel) fabulous! A very special thank you to Kerry, Jess and Jacqui for all of their help! It was truly appreciated, especially from me! Jenny
Hi Nigel and Caroline Firstly, I hope that you had a wonderful 50th Birthday Nigel. I must thank you very much for making our journey from Wales a very pleasant one. I was very nervous about my trip to your boutique but I must say Caroline was wonderful and made me, my mum and my daughter feel very special and welcome.I love my outfit and it is all that I had dreamed of. Thank you once again and I shall forward some pics from the wedding. Take care the both you and when we are in London again, hopefully, we shall call to see you. I am not sure of the young lady’s name who packed my outfit, but please pass our thanks on to her also, she was fab. Kind regards to you all Katrina J x
Dear Mr. Rayment, I feel that I must tell you of the most amazing experience that I have received from your boutique in London. I live in Jersey and the choice is very limited to say the least. My daughter booked a flight to come to London to look for an outfit hat shoes and bag and we where prepared to walk the length of London to find what I needed to make my feel great on the day. We started at your boutique as your name came up first on Google for mother of the bride shops. I was greeted with a great big smile and a young girl made us tea while the sales assistant talked in length about what I liked and also what I had in mind. I was taken around a shop exploding with outfits in all shapes colours and sizes all with matching accessories. I was in the shop for 2 hours and didn’t once feel pressurized to buy or in anyway asked to leave as the shop was so busy all 4 changing rooms where full and other mums queuing. I was still indecisive as it was the first shop that we had visited and I really wanted to take a look in Selfridges and Harrods isn’t that the first place you think of for an outstanding outfit and service? I was applaud buy the lack of choice and also the customer service was so horendous that we had lunch in Oxford Street and within a 5 min walk we where back in your shop and purchased everything under one roof. When the young girl came upstairs with a dress hat shoes and bag all boxed I said to my daughter we will never get this back on the flight. I was then told that you send all your outfits to Jersey in fact any destination free of charge. I was astounded at this service and within 24hrs the boxes arrived in pristine condition. I can’t thank Nigel enough for the warm instantly answered emails and his staff are the best in retail I have ever experienced so my final message is to mums that are thinking of traveling to London just do it take the plunge as you won’t get better anywhere else.
Yours Truly Stephanie
Hi Nigel, Just wanted to say a big thank you for an amazing caring service. Even though I live in Luxembourg you have made the whole experience very easy for me, and your responsiveness was most impressive. Thanks for arranging to send my jacket to me which arrived in perfect condition. I am really looking forward to my daughter's wedding when I can show off my gorgeous outfit. Best regards Diane (Baillie).
Dear Nigel and staff,
As this was the occasion of my daughter's wedding I knew I had to 'get it right!’
I had researched the designers I was interested in and no shops in Cambridge shire seemed to stock them all. Then I discovered Nigel Rayment's website and knew I had found the right one. The website promised everything in the one shop - so important when you want the whole outfit to look good.
I felt quite nervous when I approached the shop as I had never bought such a special outfit before. Upon entering, it became clear that I need not have worried. I and my daughters were greeted very warmly, shown the locations of the outfits I was interested in and left to browse for a while. When I tried on my favorites, I realized that some weren't right at all and it was then that the expertise of Jackie came to the fore, suggesting outfits I should try and giving gentle feedback. She always appreciated the colour scheme and listened to my point of view and just seemed to know the best style for me - according to my daughters and husband she was spot on! It was just the same with the hat - Jackie brought many styles for me to try but she always gave me very valuable guidance, whilst allowing me to come to my own decision. Nothing seemed too much trouble to her.
I was also very appreciative of the skills of Cathy, who has made my dress fit like a glove without a stitch in sight. She did the alterations very quickly and passed on some useful advice regarding care of the outfit.
Everyone working at Nigel Rayment has been friendly, professional and above all helpful. I never felt rushed or coerced into buying anything; it has been a lovely experience. I have made 3 visits in all and more and more I've felt like I'm visiting old friends.
I can't wait for my other daughter to get married so that I can come again!
Thank you all so very much - I feel like a million dollars and you have given me the confidence to do a reading in church during the wedding ceremony - well everyone has to see my wonderful hat and outfit don't they? Yours very kindly, Gill Seymour
Dear Nigel I made the trip from Cambridge after you answered my email enquiries. I was finding it difficult to get size 8 in the John Charles 2013 collection. My friend and I had a lovely day at your boutique trying on all the styles I had loved from your website. Thank you to Cathy who was very helpful with fitting and finding the perfect shoes and bag to match the outfit. Also to Jackie who allowed my outfit to be removed from the mannequin as it was the only size left to fit me. My husband and family loved my final choice and I cannot wait for my sons wedding to wear it. We travelled home by train with our spirits lifted and NR bags and boxes at our feet. Thank you again and I have already given your card to a friend, expect to see her soon I know she will have the same excellent customer care and service I received. Many Thanks Sandra
Hi Nigel, There are plenty of 'mother of the bride' shops nearby in the North. However what are missing are shops which have the range and sizes. They seemed to have a few styles for each designer but not the range that I experienced today. Nor did they have the accessories which make the outfit so perfect, they tended to stock shoes to try on outfits but did not sell anything like the quality accessories which you stock. I did a lot of research before deciding to come to you but it was your website which drew me as it emphasizes customer care and your prompt warm e mails encouraged me to travel the distance. Despite the weather, I left London feeling so happy! Jackie was truly amazing. Her attention to my needs from the moment I entered the shop was exemplary. She sensitively made suggestions and comments which were at all times very helpful. I had the sense that she would not have sold me something which did not look good. The service which included offering appropriately matched shoes, bag and fascinator, all of which I chose to purchase, was outstanding. Jess also played her part in creating a joyous experience and she too deserves a mention. Right down to the packaging, care about plastic bags because of the weather, suggestions for a great lunch all added to a day we will not forget. My sincere thanks to you too for the sensitive and welcoming e mails sent prior to my visit. Perhaps you would be so kind as to pass on my compliments to your staff. I shall certainly recommend you all and look forward to my next daughter's marriage when we will meet again I have many friends who are at the stage of life when children are getting married and I will pass the word around about you. My train ticket was only £70 and the pressure is off now as I have purchased everything another suggestion would be to emphasize on your website your commitment to ladies who come from afar. It really makes a difference to the web browser. Warm wishes Carole
Imagine the scene - I live in Sydney, Australia and needed an outfit for my step-daughter's winter wedding in London in January 2013. Fashions were in full summer mode in Australia and left me no option but to purchase my outfit in the UK. My arrival in London was one week prior to the wedding and I was horrified at the prospect of finding something suitable amongst all the January sales and needing possible alterations as is normally the case with me. My Internet searches (from Australia) linked me quickly to the Nigel Rayment Boutique website which I found extremely informative and easy to browse. I contacted Nigel two weeks before my departure to London and was amazed at the speed of response and the friendliness and helpfulness. I visited the boutique last Saturday feeling somewhat anxious but knowing that this was my starting place in my search for a suitable outfit. Cathy assisted me and I can never thank her enough for her advice and patient demeanor. I tried on several outfits but returned to the one that Cathy had initially suggested. It's absolutely gorgeous and Cathy's addition of some little colour co-coordinated feathers to a fascinator finish off the outfit perfectly. Nothing was too much trouble for Cathy together with some alterations that were expedited almost immediately. A huge 'thank you' to Nigel and all the staff members that I met but especially to Cathy who I will always think of whenever I wear my beautiful outfit. I know where to come if I have another special occasion to attend and will not hesitate to mention you to my family and friends. I wish all my clothes shopping could be this easy and as much fun! With my deepest thanks. Susie (McCarthy no relative of Cathy's but how funny that we shared the same surname!)
We are the ONLY Shop in the UK Dedicated to Mothers of the Bride & Groom for Occasion-Wear, Hats, and Shoes & Bags.
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Mother of the bride & groom outfits with matching hats, shoes & bags.
Sizes 8-24 with an extensive range of plus sizes.
Following on from the success of the 2013 bridesmaids collection from Amanda Wyatt, the retailer partners of the Balbier-Wyatt brand have persistently requested that Amanda made a capsule collection of mother of the bride occasion wear pieces that still encompassed that powerful fusion in which she is famous for; attention to fit and detail.
At the front of Amanda’s mind in 2013, with her being a MOB herself come December, she has spent the last few months researching the extensive occasion wear market and working in partnership, talking to her retailers about both what is available to them and more importantly what isn’t.
With the end consumer right at the centre, the collection is designed with the real woman in mind made to flatter the silhouette of the body each piece draws the eye to the delicate details ladies love and the smooth feel of the fit combined with the elegant shape and structure are the perfect match. Amanda Wyatt welcomes sophisticated new hemlines paired with luxury fabrics from flowing chiffon and delicate lace through to rich taffeta and soft satins all complimented by a vast colour palette chosen carefully by the designer herself.
The new collection is to be launched at the Nigel Rayment Boutique in May with prices under £400 and sizes 8-18
Although the beautiful pieces from Nigel Rayment are suitable for any special occasion, the luxury range of stylish, elegant mother of the bride outfits are the dresses that will truly set you apart from the crowd. Experience luxurious formal wear at its very best and browse the enviable range of mother of the bride dresses from Nigel Rayment and some of the world’s best occasion wear designers.
Every guest wants to look their very best for a loved one’s special day, but Nigel understands that the mother of the bride needs to look and feel feminine and confident, which is why all of the rich styles on offer will truly compliment the individual taste of the wearer whilst remaining comfortable and wearable.
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There are so many happy events in life...weddings, christenings, bar mitzvahs, charity lunches, cocktail parties, race meetings and so on. But where do you find that conversation-stopping outfit and hat?
Trawling the shops for that perfect outfit for a special celebration can be a real pain. Just where do you find a top-to-toe look under one roof?
Internationally-famous milliner Nigel Rayment and his wife Caroline, who have 50 years' experience in fashion between them, have come up with the answer. They have opened a one-stop occasion-wear shop at Marble Arch in Central London.
The flagship store, set in the heart of Portman Village, off Oxford Street, stocks fabulous outfits from leading designer labels - Condici, Ian Stuart, John Charles, Olvis Lace,, Ann Balon, Ispirato - as well as Nigel's amazing hats and headpieces, and shoes and bags by Eleganti and Renata.
Hundreds of exquisite hats in fabrics like sinamay, organza, silk and tulle are there to try with the occasion wear and accessory brands, and can be ordered in a myriad of colours.
"We are stocking more than 800 dresses and outfits from top designer labels, along with shoes and bags, and around 1,000 of our hat and fascinator designs. I don't know of another shop in Central London offering the brands and services we have."