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Wedding guest dresses


Wedding guest dresses – how to be the best dressed guest!

No sooner has the wedding invite dropped on my mat, I am stressing about what to wear. Whereas for my husband, his first thought? Is there a free bar? Finding the right kind of wedding guest dresses can be tricky. It makes sense to find a dress you can wear again. Your choice will also […]


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Special occasion – how to get dressing for it right

Special occasion expert and award-winning personal stylist Nicola Davis is our guest blogger: Whether you’re mother of the bride, planning a day at the races or attending some other special occasion, rule number one is to make sure you start shopping as early as you can.  This will give you time to find the perfect […]


Ascot dresses from Veromia Occasions


Ascot dresses – how to bet on a winning look

Ascot dresses – our customers are already shopping for the perfect dress for race day. Yes, one of the most fashionable race weeks will soon be here! Royal Ascot. Judging by the amount of tickets already sold for this glorious week of racing and fashion – it is going to be even more amazing than […]


Mothers of the groom outfits by Condici


Mothers of the groom – how to make your son proud on his wedding day

I am finding that mothers of the groom who come into my shop seem to want to play second fiddle to the mothers of the bride. I know there is the etiquette of the mother of the bride choosing her outfit first. However, mothers of the groom are just as important. Let’s face it, without […]


Smashed Lemon day dresses


Smashed Lemon – discover how to look smashing this spring

Smashed Lemon – our long awaited day dress collection from Amsterdam has now arrived! New at Fab Frocks for 2017, this is a fabulous collection that features easy-to wear dresses for everyday and holidays. If you want to inject some fun and colour into your everydays, this is the collection for you. Smashed Lemon is […]


Pink dresses from Zeila style 3020461


Pink dresses – why you are never too old to be pretty in pink

We tend to associate pink dresses with young girls don’t we? Think Barbie, think Cinderella. A lot of mothers of the bride tell me they are too old to wear pink. I disagree. There is a shade of pink for everyone of us. For me, it’s more a coral tone. A friend of mine who […]


Linea Raffaelli Set 101


Linea Raffaelli – how to be a mum of the bride and look trendy

If you are on the hunt for trendy occasionwear – take  a look at Linea Raffaelli.  Our customers are loving this exclusive Belgium designer. We want to offer younger mothers of the bride (in age or in spirit)  an on-trend look that is still smart and sophisticated. With this collection, I think we have done […]


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Gina Bacconi – why she knows every style trick in the book

Gina Bacconi is a designer dress label that has been around a long time. She is part of the famous Shubette fashion house in London, which has been around since 1913.  So, there is nothing Gina Bacconi doesn’t know about dressing right for any occasion. It is  a true boutique collection offering everything from day, […]


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Dressed Up plus size – how to flatter where it matters

It always gives me great pleasure to help a mother of the bride or groom find their perfect outfit. It is especially pleasing if the lady is a fuller-figure. Why? So often, I hear from women who are a size 18 plus that they struggle to find occasion wear that is on-trend and flattering to […]


Vintage dresses from Veromia Occasions style VO0493


Vintage dresses – how to grab yourself some retro glamour

Vintage dresses are really in for this social season. This is great news as they are so easy to wear.  The 1950’s A-line shape vintage dresses are having a real revival especially for wedding guest outfits and race day dresses. Our new collection from Veromia Occasions has just arrived and goes big on vintage dresses […]


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