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Category: Evening Wear

Retro dresses Veromia Occasions VO1294

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, […]


Black going out dresses 962949

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 […]


Dresses with sleeves by Dynasty

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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


High low dresses by Cabotine

High low dresses – it’s time to discover the long and short of it!

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

High low dresses often feature on the red carpet at high profile award ceremonies and celebrity gatherings. However, this season sees them being introduced to the occasion wear market. These dresses are shorter at the front and have a longer hem at the back. They offer an on-trend option for mums of the bride and […]


Pia Michi 3111 evening dress

Spotlight on Pia Michi – discover the perfect dress for you

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Pia Michi seems to be the designer dress label everyone wants this season! Take a look at our Pia Michi page and you can quickly see why! The phone has not stopped with enquiries about the 2017 collection which is arriving now. This stunning designer collection is all thanks to the creativity of  two fashion-obssessed […]


Party dresses with sleeves by Missi London MC1545

Party dresses – why there is no need to panic!

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

I don’t think we have ever had so much sparkle in the shop. Christmas party dresses this season are all about sequins, glamour and glitz. And we have lots of it. We make Aladdin’s Cave look dull in comparison. With only 13 sleeps to go until Christmas day, it is party dress panic time for […]


Miss Engalnd wears Ellie Wilde for Miss World competition

How to look stunning in Ellie Wilde at Miss World

Friday, December 9th, 2016

New American prom dress collection Ellie Wilde is the latest name to join us at Fab Frocks. Dresses from this stunning collection will also be worn by Miss England, 20-year old Elizabeth Grant, who was treated to an exciting shopping trip to choose 10 amazing dresses. We’ll all be rooting for Elizabeth as she steps […]


Precious Formals evening dress P9123C

An evening dress to bring out that Elsa Ice Maiden in you

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

One happy lady here. Yes – ‘Frozen’ is on TV on Christmas Day! I shall be sitting in my blue evening dress singing along loudly and badly! If unlike me, you have a chance to dress up for real over the festive period, why not take an icicle out of heroine Elsa’s book and go […]


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