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Wedding coats – the great cover up for occasion wear

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Wedding coats and frock coats are in for 2017. So, if you are on the hunt for something different to the bolero and dress look, you won’t be disappointed. For a long time, wedding coats did look frumpy. They were often bulky and square in shape. Think of some of Her Majesty’s very solid shaped […]


Fifties style Veni Infantion 991213 by Ronald Joyce

Fifties style mother of the bride outfits for retro glamour

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

For me, fifties style dresses are some of my favourite. I just love the feminine glamour of that era. It seemed a time when women always bothered about what they looked look. Even my mum, a hard-working housewife bringing up a family of five, never went out without her natty dress, stockings, hat and gloves. […]


Wedding outfits by Carla Ruiz style 93782

Why black and white wedding outfits will never date

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Black and white wedding outfits always attract a huge amount of attention when we advertise them in our mother of the bride collections. Women come in, try them on and love them. But then the doubts creep in. Can I wear an outfit with black in to my daughter’s wedding? Is that appropriate? I guess this […]


Ways to match your special outfit to the beautiful wedding car

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Every mother wants to look beautiful when they arrive at the day of their child’s wedding. Luckily, we have 18 collections of stunning designer dresses and outfits for you to choose from. You can arrive in style at your son or daughter’s wedding by selecting a dress that complements the vehicle you will be travelling […]


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 […]


Veni Infantino 991009 frock coat and dress mother of the bride outfit

Veni Infantino – why it should be part of your fashion gene

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Our special occasion season has definitely kicked off early. Instead of crackers and mince pies, our minds are full of thoughts of spring weddings and the summer social season. This week the gorgeous Veni Infantino collection has started to arrive. From the fashion house of Ronald Joyce, this gorgeous Italian-inspired label exploded back on to […]


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 […]


Carla Ruiz 93579 mother of the bride outfit

Carla Ruiz – great style and great prices to make you smile

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

It always really pleases me when my customers are surprised at how reasonably priced some of our occasion wear collections are. That means we have got it right in terms of offering outfits to suit all budgets. I just know there are going to be lots of smiles with our new Carla Ruiz collection for […]


Cruise wear dresses by Barker and Pattichis

Cruise wear dresses – how to escape from the winter in style

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Cruise wear dresses have been much in demand this week. My customers have been torturing me with tales of where they are going for their exotic winter escapes. Barbados, Hawaii – as I hunker down for the winter here.  I may not be lucky enough to be going with them but at least some of […]


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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