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Is navy the new black for this autumn?

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

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 […]


Evening dress Veromia Occasions


Dress for best causes in Dorset – look good and do good

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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Occasionwear – discover the easy way to dress posh

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 […]


Wedding outfit John Charles 26357B


Wedding outfit for winter – when should I start shopping?

The sun may be shining but mothers of the bride and groom are already visiting us to look for a wedding outfit for a winter wedding. Though we all love to postpone the thought of winter for as long as possible, now is the time to start looking for your winter wedding outfit. The autumn/winter […]


Office dresses from Diva


Office dresses – how to put the wow factor into your workwear

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 […]


High low dresses by Cabotine


High low dresses – it’s time to discover the long and short of it!

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

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 […]


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Lace dresses – how to do vintage wedding glam

Lace dresses are back in vogue.  Lace bridal dresses are proving really popular again – look at Pippa Middleton’s recent choice. If you looked at a lot of her wedding guests, you will have noticed lace dresses were the top choice for many of them too.  And of course, if you flick through the history […]


Navy wedding outfits from Condici 70858


Navy wedding outfits – why they will never be out of date

Navy wedding outfits are always one of our bestsellers. It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, navy is one of those great colours that works all year round. If you are a mother of the bride or mother of the groom on the hunt for a wedding outfit, why not consider navy? There […]


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