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Choose your Colour

Each bridesmaid accessory is available in a choice of over 30 colours so you can get the perfect match for your gowns.

Change the crystal or fabric colour, or tone in or contrast two shades depending on the effect you want to achieve.

Our complementary colour matching service ensures your accessories are perfect for your special day.

Fashion Colours

Our design team researches new and upcoming colour trends throughout the year to ensure our hats and fascinators match the top designer outfits. Our colour matching service is outstanding and will ensure you get the perfect shade for your event.

The Highest Quality

The best sinamay from the Phillipines is crafted by skilled milliners into strong hats that will last the test of time. Beautiful new shapes are designed in-house and introduced into the collection each season.

Stunning Decoration

Structural masterpieces are adorned with the finest silks, organzas, crystals, pearls and feathers to create stunning designs. Choose from twists, bows, ruffles, flowers, brooches and more!

Luxurious Petticoats

Blue Ribbon petticoats and shrugs are designed to be sensitive to the wearer's needs. The finest quality materials and craftsmanship are combined to create fashion-forward petticoat shapes and designs.

Something Blue

Each petticoat and shrug is finished with a hand-tied blue ribbon bow for your Something Blue. Just another sign of the care and attention that goes into designing and making each Blue Ribbon accessory.

The Perfect Fit

Blue Ribbon petticoats and shrugs are handmade to order in England and so can be customised to your requirements. Whether you need more length, a wider hoop or a velcro adjustable fastening, we can create the perfect fit for you.

Classic Styling

The Classics label offers a range of the all-time best selling designs. Known for their simple and timeless quality, these are bridal accessories which will match any look.

Exciting Pricing

The Classics offer something for everyone, with simpler items at very affordable prices. We are sure you will love that finding the perfect item, at the perfect price!

Best Quality

Made to the same high standards as all of our items, you can be confident you are getting the very best of Richard Designs craftmanship with every piece.

Design Led Brand


Influences from popular culture and fashion are bought together with skilled craftmenship to create a design led brand of superior quality.

Internationally Renowned

Stocked by bridal shops across the world, over the past 30 years Richard Designs has become known as a hallmark of quality.

Made Especially For You

All items are made especially for you, with size and colour alterations available in every design so your accessories are as individual as you are.

Wide Brim

The Wide Brim is a simple, large brimmed style with the brim sloping downwards and an asymmetrical crown.

Upturn Brim

The Upturn brim is upturned at the front of the hat, and the crown has a small lip in it, creating a modern, structured look.

Large Wave Brim

The Large Wave Brim is a very large and sweeping brim, designed to softly sweep diagonally across the face.

Medium Lip

For a classic looking hat, try a Medium Lip, with most of the brim sharply upturned and the rest of it graduating to flat.

Small Brim

A Small Brim is a classic style that is perfect for mother of the bride, with its smaller brim and taller crown.

Large Wave Disc

The Large Wave Disc is created from one piece of sinamay and is secured to the hair using two bands.

Lace

Organza

Tulle

Fur

Short Sleeved

Long Sleeved

Keyhole Back

Shreil

Diamante & Pearl Detailing

Choose a diamante and belt sash to draw the eye to your cinched in waist.

 

Lace Appliques

Wear a belt that includes lace to add this trend to your gown.

Tie Fasten

Create a beautiful bow at the back or front of your gown, or ask your seamstress to attach to your dress.

 

Adjustable Velcro

Choose your size and have the flexibility to adjust to fit you perfectly.

Satin Ribbon

Choose a satin ribbon sash to add a luxe sheen to your look and draw the eye to your waist.

 

Petersham Ribbon

Wear a belt with a Petersham sash for a more matt finish.

A-Line

Fishtail

Full

Short

The perfect way to create a smooth sillhouette for your A-line skirt.

Choose one or two hoops depending on the fullness and weight of your skirt.

Choose a fishtail that flares mid-thigh or at the knee depending on your gown style.

All of our fishtail petticoats include a hoop to keep the net away from your feet.

For full princess style gowns, choose a petticoat with four hoops, but less net.

This will keep the skirt away from your legs but won’t add weight.

Short skirts also benefit from petticoats, especially when in colours.

Choose coloured nets to peek out under a tea-length gown!

Jewelled Dress Straps

Made with the finest crystal and pearls, finished with a dress hook to attach to your gown.
 

Halterneck Straps

The perfect way to transform a strapless gown into a halter gown. Choose from jewelled, lace or beaded styles.

Detachable Cap Sleeves

Add cap sleeves to your strapless gown to create a demure, elegant look. Choose lace styles to bring in this important trend, or add pleated tulle or satin.

Change your Look

As all cap sleeves and dress straps are detachable, you can easily change your look from the ceremony to the evening reception.

Cooordinate with a Belt

Choose a belt with complementing lace, pearl or crystal to create a coordinated look.

Dress Strap Lengths

Dress straps are made between 12-13” long, depending on the design. Halter straps are 22” long. Detachable cap sleeves are adjustable from 24” - 26” long. Special sizes can be made on request.

Sterling Silver Findings

We use the finest sterling silver clasps and earring posts as often as possible.


Magnetic Clasps

Our magnetic clasps are like magic! Easy to wear and decorative too, they are perfect for your special day.

Made in England

Every piece of Richard Designs jewellery is handmade to order in England.


Coordinating Tiaras

Choose a tiara or headdress with complementing pearls, crystals or brooch pieces to ensure a coordinated look.

Necklace Lengths

Necklaces are made in shorter lengths of 16” or 18”, or longer lengths of 28”, 30” or 32”. If you need a particular size this can be accommodated as everything is made to order.

Care & Storage

Keep your jewellery in it’s box in a cool, dry place. Put your jewellery on last when you’re getting ready so it doesn’t get tainted by hairspray or perfume.

Each tiara is made with our signature soft, comfortable band.

Each band is made by hand especially for each tiara to ensure the perfect fit for you and your day.

Coated in soft threads, each band can be worn all day without any discomfort.

Flexible and maleable, you can tighten or open out the hairband to make sure it fits you properly and will stay secure all day long.

Bands can also be made in hair colours such as chestnut brown and dark blonde, so you can hide it in your hairstyle.

Handmade in England

Every Richard Designs tiara, headdress, comb and birdcage veil is designed and made by hand in Cambridgeshire, England.

Our skilled tiara makers train for months before they have the skills required to create their masterpieces.

If you look closely on each product ticket you will see the signature of the tiara maker, and the quality controller, who makes sure that every piece is perfect before it reaches you.

Traditional Tiaras

Symmetrical upright styles suit all brides

Side Tiaras

Complement gowns with side detailing

Combs

Versatile and contemporary, wear anywhere in the hair

Bands

Hairbands add decoration to your hairstyle without height

Fascinators

Add texture and colour with a textile fascinator

Birdcage Veils

The perfect way to create a demure, elegant effect

Mini-Combs

Wear more than one in your hairstyle for a pretty look

The Classics

Simple, elegant styles available in three different sizes

Wedding Veils make a Bride a Bride

Wedding Veils are so important in completing your look on your wedding day, and transform you into a bride.

Made from fine English tulle, with endless shapes, edgings and scatters, there is a veil to suit every bride and every wedding.

History of Wedding Veils

Wedding veils have been worn throughout history as a sign of modesty. Contemporary veils are an integral part of a complete bridal outfit.

Nothing can match the elegant bridal halo effect a veil provides.

Wedding Veil Sizes

Our wedding veils come in standard sizes, but bespoke lengths can be created just for you.
Size (inches)  Size (cm)    Also known as
54  137     Waist or elbow length
72  183     Hip or Fingertip length
126  320     Train or Chapel length
144  366     Long Train or Cathedral

Quality Tulle

Our tulle is made exclusively for us in England using traditional methods and machinery.

Made in England

All Richard Designs wedding veils are made in England using the highest quality fabrics, pearls and crystals.

Alternatives

If you don’t want a traditional wedding veil, then there are plenty of other options. Try a single tier veil, short style or even a face veil.

Wedding Veil Colours

Current wedding gowns are usually best matched with Ivory or Antique White veils, but other options include White, Champagne, Mink, Blush and Silver.

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