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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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Occasionwear – discover the easy way to dress posh

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Occasionwear tends to make people feel nervous. Unless you’re someone like the Duchess of Cambridge, it’s not everyday you get your glad rags on. Most women that come to my boutique confess they feel out of their comfort zone dressing up. Jeans and a T-shirt are the norm and at a push perhaps a smart […]


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Wedding outfit for winter – when should I start shopping?

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The sun may be shining but mothers of the bride and groom are already visiting us to look for a wedding outfit for a winter wedding. Though we all love to postpone the thought of winter for as long as possible, now is the time to start looking for your winter wedding outfit. The autumn/winter […]


Office dresses from Diva

Office dresses – how to put the wow factor into your workwear

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Finding the right look for your working life can be a tough dress code to crack. Some office dresses can look frumpy. Others can look too casual. It’s hard to get the balance right. In response to our customers telling us they are struggling to find good office dresses, we have introduced a couple of […]


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 […]


Fit and flare dresses from Veromia Occasions

How to flatter your body with fit and flare dresses

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Fit and flare dresses. A-line. Rock and roll frocks. Call them what you wish. The definition of all of these is essentially a dress that cinches you in at the waist and then flares out at the hips or below the hips. This style has been around a long time because it is so flattering […]


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Lace dresses – how to do vintage wedding glam

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Lace dresses are back in vogue.  Lace bridal dresses are proving really popular again – look at Pippa Middleton’s recent choice. If you looked at a lot of her wedding guests, you will have noticed lace dresses were the top choice for many of them too.  And of course, if you flick through the history […]


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Navy wedding outfits – why they will never be out of date

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Navy wedding outfits are always one of our bestsellers. It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, navy is one of those great colours that works all year round. If you are a mother of the bride or mother of the groom on the hunt for a wedding outfit, why not consider navy? There […]


Maxi dresses from Veromia Occasions

Maxi dresses – how to maximize your style this summer

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Maxi dresses can look amazing. But let’s face it, they can also look like you’ve slipped out in your nightie if you get the look wrong! So how do you maximise the maxi dress look and get it right this summer? The do’s and don’ts of maxi dresses Maxi dresses hail back to the 1960’s […]


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