Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Celtic Manor Catwalk

Magnificent millinery on the catwalk at the five star, Celtic Manor Resort. Millinery by Alison Tod, Oscar dress from Charles and Patricia Lester. Captured beautifully by Sarah Hopkins Photography.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Calling all brides...

We're pleased to be announce that Alison Tod will be showcasing her latest creations at the Celtic Manor Wedding Fayre on the 12th February. These will include her new season mother of the bride/groom collection and exquisite bridal accessories.

A sample of these SS17 pieces will be featured on the catwalk alongside other luxury brands carried in Parkhouse, Laura May Bridal, Baroque Boutique and many more. These magnificent shows will take place at 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm.

Here's a taste of what to expect with a few photos from last year...

For further details about the wedding fayre please visit Celtic Manor Wedding Fayre here >

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Winter Woolies And Fabulous Furs

The colder weather is certainly upon us and we’ve got the best hats to keep you warm whilst staying stylish this Winter. From bobble hats to fur bands, which will create a timeless and sophisticated look all season. Here’s a few top picks from our collection…

For more information on any of these pieces email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk or 
call 01873 855923.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Winter Wedding Inspiration

Winter wedding season is almost upon us and we're excited to showcase our newest creations. This season is all about metallic hues and velvets. Here's a peek at some styles we're loving in the boutique at the moment...

To book an appointment for an occasion hat or fascinator call us on 01873 855923 or email enquiries@alisontod.co.uk.

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

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