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

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

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

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

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 […]


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Vintage dresses – how to grab yourself some retro glamour

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

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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Spotlight on Pia Michi – discover the perfect dress for you

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Pia Michi seems to be the designer dress label everyone wants this season! Take a look at our Pia Michi page and you can quickly see why! The phone has not stopped with enquiries about the 2017 collection which is arriving now. This stunning designer collection is all thanks to the creativity of  two fashion-obssessed […]


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Floral dresses – how to look stunning in the pick of the bunch

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

It may be chilly outside but inside my boutique, floral dresses are blooming. We’ve been busy transforming the shop from winter to spring as our gorgeous spring/summer collections are all arriving now.  Walking in this morning and it actually not being pitch black outside plus seeing so many fresh floral dresses really cheered me. Spring […]


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Ellie Wilde – why we are going wild for her amazing dresses

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Ellie Wilde makes me envious. This gorgeous new prom dress collection is arriving in my shop now. It is so amazing that I am genuinely regretting the fact I never had a school prom. In those days it was a rubbish school disco in a draughty church hall. We know how it important it is […]


Prom Queen dresses from Tiffanys Ilusion

Prom Queen of Hearts – five designer prom dresses to win

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

When it comes to a prom queen, I have lost count of how many I have sold dresses to. Here at Fab Frocks, we have been selling prom dresses for over 16 years. Back then, we started out when the idea of a school prom was just beginning in the UK.  Over the years, it […]


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Plus size mother of the bride who doesn’t want frumpy – help!

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Plus size or fuller-figured ladies, as I prefer to call them, come to my boutique delighted that we actually do over a size 18! Sadly, a lot of occasionwear shops start at a size 10 and stop at size 18. There is no plus size option! I’m a great believer  in dressing real women of […]


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Prom dress shopping – how to make it stress-free!

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

It’s time for prom dress shopping! Mums with teenage daughters are probably already prommed out and there are still six months to go before the big night! Shopping with a teenager is often an interesting experience! Factor in the importance of prom night and peer pressure and it can cause some friction! So here’s some […]


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Frank Lyman – why every woman should be attracted to him

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

As I approach the half century mark – Frank Lyman is helping me to come to terms with my age! This Canadian designer offers the most brilliant day dresses that not only suit my lifestyle but are also age-appropriate. And when I say that, I don’t mean frumpy. Frank Lyman is all about simple styles, […]


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