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Retro dresses – why old-fashioned is the new look

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Retro dresses or vintage style dresses are making a real resurgence in occasion wear. This is great news as the 1950’s retro dress shape is so flattering to wear. The A-line shape is kind to most figures. For those without a waist, it creates one. If you are lucky enough to have a tiny waist, […]


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Going out dresses – how to look hot on a budget

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Going out dresses become a wardrobe must-have at this time of year. About now, I often get customers in our boutique in a real panic. They have got a last-minute invitation to somewhere posh and don’t have any going out dresses. It is always a good idea to have at least one going out dress […]


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Colour – how wearing the right one will make you happier

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Colour is so important, especially at this time of year. As the days get darker, it seems our wardrobes follow the weather too. But it doesn’t have to be like this. Colour consultant and personal stylist Nicola Davis reveals how the right colour not only makes us look good from the outside but can also […]


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Dresses with sleeves wanted! Help! Do they exist?

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

As soon as BBC’s ‘Strictly’ hits our screens, customers inundate me wanting evening dresses and party dresses with sleeves. “We see them on TV but can’t find them in the shops!” is their battle cry. But the good news is, at last evening dresses with sleeves are available. And they are available to us lesser […]


How to Wear Dresses for Winter

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Winter might still be a few months away, but women across the UK and beyond are now getting their wardrobes ready as early as early as now. What is great is about this is that you do not need to set aside the clothes you use for other seasons once the weather sets in. With […]


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Introducing Michaela Louisa – your new best fashion buddy

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Michaela Louisa is one of our favourite dress designers. Why? If like me, you struggle at this time of year knowing what to wear, then this designer makes life easy. September and October are weird for clothes. This is because we are not quite into heavy winter dresses and the weather is too cool for […]


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Indulge in some face time for your big day

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Leading face and skincare expert Faye Jones, clinic manager at Sk:n in Bournemouth is helping women, especially brides and mothers of the bride and groom to get great skin in preparation for the big day. As guest blogger for Fab Frocks, here she shares her secret to glowing skin for that important day. The 5 […]


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Is navy the new black for this autumn?

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Navy is definitely making a come back for the autumn season. Here at Fab Frocks, we are busy rearranging the shop as our autumn 2017 deliveries arrive. Always an exciting time! And navy is already proving key to this season’s wardrobe.  As a colour, it is associated with smartness and authority. When you start to […]


Discover Dress Code – how to dress right for weddings

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Dress Code is a fabulously fashionable occasion wear label. And yes, I know it is hard to believe but fashionable and formal can go hand in hand. This spring/summer it has been one of our bestselling labels and the autumn looks set to follow suit. So why take a look at Dress Code? This designer […]


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Dress for best causes in Dorset – look good and do good

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

It’s time to get our glad rags on and dress for two very worthy causes. Why? Because in September, Fab Frocks  is teaming up with Wimborne Rotary Club for ‘ Friday Night is Fashion Night’. This charity fashion show is aiming to raise much needed funds for Forest Holme Hospice in Poole and the Dorset […]


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