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Introducing our fab loyalty scheme – how to shop with rewards

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

The biggest compliment a shop like mine can have is for customers to come back to us time and again. I may help a lady find an occasionwear outfit for her daughter or son’s wedding. She then comes back to me for a few holiday dresses. A year later, she’s back for an outfit for […]


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Wrap dresses – why crossover is the new cool

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Wrap dresses are one of my great style loves. If you haven’t discovered them yet, you are in for a treat! Wrap dresses by designers such as Frank Lyman and Michaela Louisa offer the ultimate in easy wear and easy care. And it’s also good news on the style update. Some of my customers who […]


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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 […]


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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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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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 […]


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Our Award Winning Service Won’t Stop When You Shop Online

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

We’ve been selling online for quite a few years. In fact, we were the first special occasion boutique to sell online in the UK. Moving from selling through our boutique to creating an online shop wasn’t all plain sailing. We wanted to make sure that as far as possible we could offer the same award-winning […]


Shift dresses by Tina Taylor

Shift dresses – isn’t it time you moved over to this look?

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Shift dresses – you can’t really get more simple than this look yet it is a timeless classic. These dresses came into their own thanks to Audrey Hepburn’s iconic little black shift dress in ‘ Breakfast at Tiffany’s.’ It was designed by Hubert de Givenchy. He also dressed First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy who was a great […]


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Summer dresses – how to score the right look at charity fashion show

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Summer dresses will be the theme at our forthcoming charity fashion show in Bournemouth. We are so excited to be teaming up to support The Dorset Cancer Care Foundation with this high-profile charity event. Not only is it for a great cause, it is at a great venue too. Taking place on Wednesday 17 May […]


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