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Category: Mother Of The Bride

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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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Dorset Wedding Awards – it’s the fab four wins for Fab Frocks!

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

The Dorset Wedding Awards are like the Oscars of the wedding industry. This annual event recognises wedding businesses across the county involved in anything to do with Dorset weddings. There’s an award for best stationery through to best bridal. And this year, I am so proud to announce that Fab Frocks won Best Wedding Attire […]


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Condici outfits – as beautifully exclusive as you are

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Condici outfits are now arriving for spring 2018. This collection is always one of the first to arrive and always one of the first to sell out.  Try Condici outfits on and you will see why!  And this season, I’ve got some exciting news. Fab Frocks is the exclusive stockist of this label in Bournemouth. […]


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Mum of the bride – your turn to blush at the wedding

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

We’ve all heard of blushing brides. But what about a blushing mum of the bride? I don’t mean red-faced and embarrassed. I mean beautiful in blush. Blush pink is such a popular colour for mums of the bride and mums of the groom.  Year round – whether the wedding is in the height of summer […]


Mother of the groom – your chance to shine

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

“I’m a mother of the groom so I’m not important as the mother of the bride.”  I hear this so often from ladies coming into my shop to find a wedding outfit. I know there is an etiquette around the mother of the bride getting her outfit first. However, this can often lead to lots […]


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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 […]


Face and skin care

Indulge in some face time for your big day

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Leading face and skincare expert Faye Jones, clinic manager at Sk:n in Bournemouth is helping women, especially brides and mothers of the bride and groom to get great skin in preparation for the big day. As guest blogger for Fab Frocks, here she shares her secret to glowing skin for that important day. The 5 […]


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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 […]


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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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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