All our dresses will have wash care symbols on the labels inside and these instructions can vary between what fabric and style the dress or outfit is. Heavily beaded evening dresses for instance may be spot clean only.
See our handy guide below explaining what the symbols mean. A reputable dry cleaner will be able to help you further with the care of your dress or outfit.
Garment is suitable for washing. The recommended temperature is indicated by the number inside the tub.
Garment can be washed at amaximum temperature of 40 degrees.
Garment is suited to a synthetic wash - washing at medium agitation, at a maximum tempoerature of 40°c.
Garment needs to be washed as wool - washing at low agitation at a maximum temperature of 40°c.
Garment should be hand washed only in cool water.
Garment is not suitable for any sort of washing.
Garment is suitable for ironing. The more dots, the hotter the temperature of the iron.
1 Dot = cool iron at a temperature of 110°c, best used for acrylics, nylons and acetates.
2 Dots = warm iron at a temperature of 150°c, suitable for polyester mixes, and wool garments.
3 Dots = hot iron temperature of 200°c, suitable for cottons and linens
Garment is not suitable for ironing.
Dry Cleaning Symbols
Dry cleaning. The letter inside the circle indicates the type of solvent, and the bar underneath indicated mid
Garment is suitable for dry cleaning with Perchloroetheylene solvent, the most common solvent.
Garment is suitable for professional dry cleaning only using Perchloroetheylene solvent in a milder process.
Garments is suitable for dry cleaning with R113 & Hydrocarbon solvents which are more environmentally friendly.
Garment is suitable for dry cleaning with R113 & Hydrocarbon solvents at a milder process.
Garment is suitable to dry clean in any solvent.
Garment is not suitable to dry cleaning.
Garment is suitable for tumble drying.
Garment is suitable for tuble drying on a low heat setting.
Garment is suitable for tumble drying at a medium heat setting.
Garments is suitable for tumble drying at a high heat setting.
Drip drying garment is recommended.
Hang/Line dry garment by removing excess water beforehand.
Lay garment flat to dry. This is suitable for delicate items that would be distorted by vertical drying.
Garment is not suitable for tumble drying.
How To Find Us
How To Shop With Us
Our boutique is based in Bournemouth, Dorset on the beautiful south coast of England. We welcome walk-in customers and also offer a full worldwide mail order service. No appointment is necessary except for bridesmaid dresses.
Our online boutique offers an extensive selection of our available styles. If you can't find what you need please do call us as additional styles are often available in-store.
About Fab Frocks
Fab Frocks is a multi award winning special occasion boutique on the south coast. With an extensive selection of styles available, we are one of the leading UK boutiques for all events and occasion outfits.