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  • Nigel Rayment & Fashion TV

    SPP Models: Shooting for Nigel Rayment

    SPP MODELS & PHOTOGRAPHERS - Go behind the scenes at this photoshoot for Nigel Rayment.

    SPP MODELS & PHOTOGRAPHERS ( Shoot in Old Department Store (Goerlitz, Germany) for Nigel Rayment Millinery
    Models – Katarzyna Rogowska, Alicja Buczkowska
    Photographer – Roman Ziaja
    Photographer assistants – Mateusz Michalowski
    Make up – Dominika Kroczak
    Hairdresser – Ewelina Losko
    Styling – Aleksander Berka
    Video camera operator – Krystian Forberger
    Video editing – Honorata Szulakowska
    Production manager – Piotr Ziaja
    Location – Old Department Store / Goerlitz, Germany


    Nigel Rayment & Fashion TV
  • Danny Jones McBusted Wedding

    McBusted front man Danny Jones is known for his lively performances on stage, but at his wedding to former Miss England Georgia Horsley, he showed his softer side as he was overcome with emotion.

    The singer couldn't help but cry from the moment he saw stunning model Georgia walk up the aisle in a gorgeous lace Stephanie Allin gown. Danny's Mum wears a John Charles London full length silk chiffon dress with elegant lace sleeves and a Nigel Rayment Couture Hat To see the latest Mother of the Groom dresses please see our feature in Hello Magazine by following this link

    Danny Jones McBusted Wedding
  • Rebecca Adlington Harry Needs Wedding

    “The ceremony was so personal, which was exactly what we wanted,” revealed Rebecca of their big day on 31 August which took place at an idyllic rural wedding venue The Ashes set amid 50 acres of Staffordshire countryside.

    Of the ceremony for which they wrote their own vows, she said: “I love the fact Harry was in bits before I even reached him. I was a bit nervous in the car on the way here with my dad, but as soon as I walked in, my nerves melted and I relaxed. The room was just so full of love.”

    Posing in her stunning gown for photographs with her family and friends, Rebecca’s svelte figure was shown to perfection. “I lost nearly two stone in the jungle [on ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here’] and perhaps another four or five pounds since then,” she said. “So it was a great kick start, and I feel better for it, but I don’t like it when people assume you’re really happy because you’re thin.” Of her confidence and happiness in her life today, she told HELLO! “I’m not suddenly confident because I have lost weight, I’m happy because I’m marrying the love of my life.”
    "I compliment her every single day, because to me she is the most beautiful woman in the world," added Harry. The Nigel Rayment Boutiques in London & Manchester are so proud to have dressed Rebecca’s mum in a John Charles lace dress with silk jacket style 25688 in coral-ivory with a matching Nigel Rayment Couture hat trimmed with the silk fabric from the jacket making it perfectly compliment this stunning Mother Of The Bride Outfit. It was a honour to also dress Harry’s mum in a Condici style 70800N fine crepe dress and jacket in cream an navy again with a matching Nigel Rayment Couture hat trimmed with the fabric from the outfit making Harry mum a stunning Mother Of The Groom.

    See the latest Mother of the Bride and Mother of the Groom outfits featured in Hello with the Nigel Rayment Boutiques London and Manchester just follow this link

    Rebecca Adlington Harry Needs Wedding
  • Brides Magazine

    Bride’s Magazine is monthly wedding magazine that is a bible for any Bride that is getting married its packed full of inspiration and tips for the Big Day. The Nigel Rayment Boutiques in London & Manchester are Proud to be featured within the magazine showing our latest Mother of the Bride Mother of the Groom Occasion Wear showing Condici, John Charles, Ian Stuart, Linea Raffaelli in a range of sizes from 6-24 and a range from Ann Balon sizes 8-28 all with matching Hats by Nigel Rayment & shoes and Bags from Linea Raffaelli.

    Brides Magazine
  • Elle Magazine Mother of the Bride & Groom

    Elle Magazine By Patricia Campbell

    Press pause on Pinning for a moment: there’s real-time wedding inspiration to be had at The National Wedding Show. It’s just got underway at Olympia, London, and moves to Birmingham and Manchester after the weekend.With more than 250 exhibitors under one roof, among them, an impressive line-up of bridal designers, it's worth going in with a game plan.

    Here’s what ELLE will be looking out for:

    Runway brides Show season continues, and what this catwalk lacks in F’row, it makes for with wedding dresses on tap, from the likes of Catharina Eden, Phase Eight and Timeless Couture. Split into themes– like ‘Beachy’, ‘Rock’n’roll’, ‘1920s’ – the runway offers a nice way into the show, as all the looks are available to buy. Gowns. Lots of them An antidote to the traditional, appointment-led bridal circuit, the show’s wedding, boutique and designer areas are the big draw; allowing you to see a smorgasbord of gowns in one hit. Browse and try on pieces by Caroline Castigliano, Justin Alexander, Suzanne Neville, Stephanie Allin, Ritva Westenius and more. There’s plenty in the way of accessories too, like jewelled headpieces Beauty With a full programme of demos and experts ready to administer tips at the Wedding Theatre, come armed with tear sheets or screen grabs from the ELLE beauty pages and see if your favourite hair and make-up trends can crossover to bridal. Brides interested in doing their own make-up should stop by bareMinerals. Meanwhile, Essie is offering a complimentary file and polish with Essie purchases at the Nail Bar (subject to availability). Petal Power If you’ve been to Fashion & Gardens at the Lambeth Museum, you’ll know that beautiful flowers don’t begin and end with traditional, stiff bouquets. Get creative at the Designer Flower Market and Interflora Flower Bar and discover the most in bloom trends. With displays from florists including Wildabout, the Vera Wang Collections by Interflora and Todich Floral. Tea stop Finally, don’t forget to pay a visit to the oh-so-pretty Vintage Tea Room. Aside from tea and cake, there’s props styling inspiration in the shape of a vintage swing and taxi photo booth, complete with backdrops provided by The Photo Lounge. Or, just quickstep it to The Champagne Bar.

    Elle Magazine Mother of the Bride & Groom
  • Brides Magazine Prize Winner

    The National Wedding gave away a host of wedding prizes in conjunction with Brides Magazine This included any Mother of the Bride or Groom outfit from the Nigel Rayment Boutique's London and Manchester from top wedding brands Ian Stuart, Condici, Linea Raffaelli, Ann Balon, John Charles and Teresa Ripoll. We are thrilled to say that the lucky Mum was Mrs Chadburn from Scotland who choose this latest style from Condici London and here is her Proud daughters reaction.


    I just want to say how thrilled I am with the Condici outfit 70788 my mum has for my upcoming wedding. The outfit arrived from Nigel Rayment next day delivery and is perfect in every way. I am over the moon. Condici leading the way in Mother of the Bride and Groom fashions for the Big Day

    Brides Magazine Prize Winner
  • Top Tips for Mothers of the Bride & Groom

    Nigel Rayment’s Top Tips for that Perfect outfit. Always take into account the colour theme set by the Bride and Groom. Always try to buy the matching hat at the same time as the outfit it’s a nightmare afterwards trawling the shops looking for a colour and style that suits you. The biggest look for 2016 is a dress with sleeves so after the top table speech you can remove your hat and jacket and mingle with family and friends but still feel confident with your arms covered. 

    Read the full article on our blog

    Top Tips for Mothers of the Bride & Groom
  • Mother Of The Bride & Groom Outfits

    At the Nigel Rayment Boutique London and Manchester service, convenience and style come first, open 10am-17pm Monday-Saturday (Year round) and 11am-17pm Sundays (January-August) with no appointment needed, this really is the one stop shop for all Mothers of the Bride and Groom.

    Housed inside each boutique are the latest designs from UK and international occasion-wear designers. Prices start at £500 and in sizes 6-24 there is sure to be something for everyone. The boutiques have a wide range of shoes, bags and hats to match all of our outfits. The dresses are designed with you in mind, the majority come with sleeves so you can remove the jacket and come below the knee so you can still feel at ease yet retain that special look. We have Nigel Rayment’s signature collection available in the boutiques as well as one off exclusives to the boutiques designed by Nigel throughout the year.

    Inside each boutique is a full in house alterations service so you can ensure that the dress is the perfect fit for you.

    With flexible payment options, including deposits and paying in instalments you can enjoy your visit without any worries. We also offer a price matching service if you find the dress cheaper anywhere else.

    Mother Of The Bride & Groom Outfits
  • We Are Open 7 Days A Week

    We are now open 7 days a week and you don't need an appointment plus 85% of our New Spring 2016 Styles have Now Arrived in sizes 6-24 so we hope to see you soon ps: Don't forget our Payment Plan select your Dream outfit for the Big Day and pay a deposit and balance on collection.

  • Weddings Abroad Occasion Wear Dresses

    Some couples are opting for destination weddings; which brings about the inevitable question: "As a mother, what should I wear?" What to Wear Obviously, a wedding in a church or hotel will be quite different than a wedding on a beach in Cyprus. While the venue should obviously be taken into consideration, the most telling indicator is that of what the wedding party will be wearing. If the wedding is on a beach and the men are wearing tuxedos, a mother should obviously be dressed more formally. If however, the wedding is on a beach and the guys are in shorts and flips-flops, then it's up to the mother to find the degree of formality (somewhere between what the bride is wearing and what the rest of the wedding party is wearing) that suits her style and sensibilities. We are here to help mothers select a dress or outfit that honours their status at the wedding and will also photograph well next to the bride. Colours and Fabrics If the destination is in a warm or tropical location, consideration must be given to the weight of the fabric. Most mothers tend to be very warm-natured. A bulky, stiff, structured outfit will not only be uncomfortable to wear, it will look out of place. The location of the wedding will also affect the colours mothers should wear.Tropical venues naturally lend themselves to lighter, colour such a duck egg blue, hibiscus, blush, silver, as well as some stunning beaded lace pieces from Ronald Joyce Veni Infantino and chiffon from the Gina Bacconi occasion wear collection. This would hold true for weddings in vineyards and botanical gardens as well. Something to keep in mind is that certain fabrics pack better than others a perfect dress to travel is Irresistible by Veromia. We always recommend packing a good hand steamer to touch up the wedding party's attire as well as the mothers' dresses before the ceremony. It's a great investment as it can be used at home after the wedding.

    Weddings Abroad Occasion Wear Dresses
  • Buying your outfit wedding outfit

    When should I buy my Outfit?

    Buying your outfit doesn't need to be a stressful experience and we want to make sure you have all the information to hand to make the right choice. Starting at the beginning of the year will allow you a greater selection as we receive one main delivery per year starting the Jan and our full selection will be delivered by mid February. We only work with exclusive brands that you can’t buy on the high street so there is no risk that a guest will arrive in the same outfit as we only buy one in each size 6-24 we buy 6 months in advance and once the size has gone it can never be replaced as the collection is designed using very limited fabrics. Please feel free to come along anytime to trying and hopefully find you’re once in a life time outfit that will make your daughter or son feel proud you on the big day. We have travelled Europe for next season and we are offering the following brands for 2016 Condici, Ian Stuart, John Charles, Carla Ruiz, Ronald Joyce-Veni Infantino, Paule Vasseur, Irresistible, Luis Civit all with matching hats that are dyed to match the outfits and can’t be found at any other retailer in the UK. We are also pleased to bring you leather shoes and bags from Linea Raffaelli and Elegante plus Rainbow Club a collection of shoes and bags that are dyed to match any outfit we really are the one stop wedding occasion wear shop. We pride ourselves on our customer experience please look at our feedback it’s from real mums that pour there hearts out about the experience that they have received we are approachable down to earth and you don’t need an appointment and from Jan-Aug we are open 7 days a week and 6 days the rest of the year. We fully understand that this is the biggest day of your life to let your daughter or son leave the family home to start their new life so we are on hand to help you look stunning just remember there is an outfit for every body size and shape. Many mums come along and say help I’m a 14 top and a 12 bottom that’s why Cathy in London and Kate in Manchester are on hand to perfectly shape the outfit to your own body shape with cutting edge alterations for the perfect fit. With so many new wedding venues opening their doors over the last five or so years, it means that many weddings are now held in one venue so the trip from a cold church to the reception is not as common as it used to be. Consequently the fabrics aren't as heavy as they used to be and can be worn 12 months a year. This means that shopping for your outfit is less season driven and you can now shop throughout the year for your outfit. The Nigel Rayment Boutiques in London and Manchester always have a great selection of outfits available in a range of colours to suit most wedding themes and venues.

    Please call us on London Tel: 0207 258 3331 Manchester Tel: 0161 834 4633 or Email: for more details. 

    Buying your outfit wedding outfit
  • The National Wedding Show 2016

    Nigel Rayment will be exhibiting at The National Wedding Show!

    20th-21st Feb - Manchester Central, stand D53
    26th-28th Feb - London Olympia, stand A169
    4th-6th March - Birmingham NEC

    The National Wedding Show 2016
  • Bluebird Chelsea Wedding Showcase

    Nigel Rayment will be exhibiting at the 5th Annual Bluebird Chelsea Wedding Showcase on Wednesday 16th March 2016


  • The North West Wedding Fair

    Nigel Rayment will be exhibiting at The North West Wedding Fair at EventCity Manchester 12th-13th March 2016

  • Nigel Rayment at John Lewis Liverpool

    British milliner Nigel Rayment has been creating exquisite hats for over 30 years. Visit John Lewis on Saturday 2 April for specialist advice from Nigel Rayment and help choosing an innovative and striking piece for races and special events this summer.

    Nigel Rayment at John Lewis Liverpool
  • Spring 2017

    Mother of the Bride-Groom Outfits Hats Shoes Bags Sizes 6-24 Condici, John Charles, Rosa Clara Barcelona, Ian Stuart, Pronovias, Luis Civit,Carla Ruiz,Teresa Ripoll, Gina Bacconi, Irresistible, Rainbow Club, Aire Barcelona, Ronald Joyce - Veni Infantino, Sonia Pena, Gabriela Sanchez, San Patrick Its My Party Barcelona

What mums said about us …

Hi Caroline, thank you so much for making me feel so at ease from the minute I walked into the shop looking for an outfit for my nieces wedding - the personal touch was excellent and your advice was great and you are a genuinely lovely person, I came away with the perfect outfit wrapped in lovely tissue paper and in a super presentation box - really appreciate everything - Margarita x
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