Our Story

RIVA is a family run boutique and has been established for over 15 years. As specialists in Mother of the Bride and occasion wear, the boutique carries the best and well-known designers such as John Charles, Condici , Ispirato and many more.

We also have a full range of day wear from designers Joseph Ribkoff, Frank Lyman ,Oui, Passport Just White and Michele Jeans.

You can expect first class treatment from the RIVA team, they have a wealth of knowledge and you can be rest assured that you will find that perfect outfit for your daughter or son’s wedding. We also offer an excellent alterations service at low cost.

We also offer a free styling service to help you gain confidence and look good.

Mother of the bride outfits

Riva is Surrey's first choice for your "mother of the bride" outfit, with an ever increasing range of dress styles, we have a mother of the bride outfit to suit almost every wedding situation, from weddings on a beach in some exotic location to your more traditional church wedding come and see our mother of the bride range from well know designers such as John Charles, Ispirato, Condici and many others.

Some of the designers we stock



Joseph Ribkoff


Claudia Strater

John Charles

One of the oldest British ladies evening, mother of the bride and occasion wear fashion houses, John Charles (London) is a reference for glamour and sophistication. Since inception in 1958 the brand has dressed some of the worlds most stylish and influential women, being described as a 'woman's best kept secret'. Three time best occasionwear winner at the Bridal Buyer awards John Charles is continuing to push the boundaries of modern occasionwear through its distinctive style, social networking and recent press through celebrity fans.


Condici specialises in exquisite occasionwear with everything for the total look. Condici has an outfit to suit every occasion as well as every type of figure. The Condici collection consists of long and short dresses with matching jackets, coats, lovely skirt suits, with matching bodices and jackets; all beautifully brought together with stunning co-ordinating hats.


Stylish and sophisticated, the Ispirato fashionwear collection is the ultimate in chic special occasion wear. Luxury is key as opulent fabrics, heavenly hues and intricate detailing combine to create a truly exquisite collection of sumptuous velvets, silks and chiffons for a glamorous, elegant appeal.

Joseph Ribkoff

We are now stockists of the Joseph Ribkoff collection; a leading award winning Canadian women's clothing fashion house, established in 1957, offering a stylish range of daywear coordinates, dresses and evening wear.


Geox Shoes

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