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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 […]


Retro dresses Veromia Occasions VO1294

Retro dresses – why old-fashioned is the new look

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Retro dresses or vintage style dresses are making a real resurgence in occasion wear. This is great news as the 1950’s retro dress shape is so flattering to wear. The A-line shape is kind to most figures. For those without a waist, it creates one. If you are lucky enough to have a tiny waist, […]


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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 […]


Evening dress Veromia Occasions

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 ┬áis 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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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 […]


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