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Midi dresses Veromia Occasions

Midi dresses – how to show less leg with more style

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

It’s good news this spring for those of us who prefer to show less leg but still want to look stylish. Midi dresses are back in vogue for occasionwear and summer dresses. The definition of midi dresses is length halfway between the knee and ankle – so mid-calf.  Midi dresses also tend to be slightly […]


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Tiffanys prom – start and stop your search here!

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Our Tiffanys prom dress collection for 2018 has arrived! Backstage, our team are busy steaming and pressing every prom dress that comes in. That’s a lot of ironing!!! Front of house, the prom dress shopping season has well and truly begun. Our Saturdays in the shop sees us inundated with keen teenagers, cautious mums and […]


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Carla Ruiz – meet your new best dress buddy

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

She’s back and this 2018 season she is even more exciting! Carla Ruiz is a Spanish dress and occasionwear designer that we launched here last year to rave reviews. Our customers went crazy for the fashionable dresses that were still formal enough to take you to posh events but don’t make you feel or look […]


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Occasion wear – amazing styles just for you in 2018

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

It’s occasion wear season! Our party frocks here at Fab Frocks take a back seat as our customers focus on finding occasion wear outfits for their social diary. And 2018 is looking set to be a really exciting in terms of what is on offer. This season sees us offering 15 stunning occasion wear collections […]


Bardot dresses Veromia Occasions

Bardot dresses – a style not to be shrugged at!

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Bardot dresses are on trend for 2018. From the high street to haute couture, this neckline, named after the movie icon Brigitte Bardot, is back in vogue. And it is so exciting to see that it is finding its way into occasionwear for spring/summer 2018. Bardot dresses feature an off-the shoulder neckline, often with a […]


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How to frock around the clock this Christmas

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Forget about the 12 days of Christmas. I am focusing on the 12 dresses of Christmas. My Christmas social schedule is ramping up. There are drinks parties with friends. I’m also going out for dinner. And of course a few Christmas parties thrown into the mix! And a lot of these events involving me rushing […]


Red dresses City Goddess DR597

Red dresses – why they will never embarrass you

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

You have to go a long way to beat the festive appeal of red dresses.  Red is bright, cheerful and of course, a colour that we all associate with Santa. We know he looks great in this colour but can it work for everyone? I truly believe it can.  I get a lot of customers […]


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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 […]


Backless dresses City Goddess DR1138A

Backless dresses – how to make a stylish exit

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

At Fab Frocks, we’ve just invested in a turntable that spins our window mannequin around 360 degrees. This device is perfect for showing off backless dresses to their full potential. Window shoppers love to stop and watch the mannequin do her spin so they can get the full impact of the backless dress. This season, […]


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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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