The name of our shop should be self-explanatory. Fab Frocks – it says what it does on the tin right? So today, when I was able to help a stressed-out wedding guest I felt really proud. Fab Frocks is living up to its name!

This lady has honestly never owned a dress in her life. Her comfort zone is Converse trainers, jeans and a baggy jumper.

She doesn’t mind me sharing that she was of a fuller figure. “My breasts are too big for dresses, my tummy to fat and my hips to wide!”That’s her very unfair description of herself. “I’ve never worn a dress in my life and you’ll never be able to find me one!” Well , I like a challenge!

We found the dress for the wedding guest

And I did find her a dress – in fact the first one she tried on! It’s from our lovely Dressed Up collection. This is a plus-size range, specifically designed with the more curvaceous female in mind. Unlike a lot of collections which are designed by men, it’s designed by a woman and one of a bigger build so she relates to the needs of her wearers really well.

As the auntie at a winter wedding, my customer wants to look fabulous in a wedding guest outfit that she can wear again.

This dress eradicates all her hang-ups. The diagonal overlay of Veromia Dressed Up DU150 means her tummy and arms are covered elegantly. The layered bandage styling of the rest of the dress slims her hips and legs. It has the trick of giving her lower half a longer silhouette.

With a hat or headpiece for the wedding, it looks amazing. Worn on its own as a cocktail dress or for a dinner date, it’s equally glamorous. One happy shopper and a convert to our religion of wearing dresses.