Fab Frocks

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59 Reviews
17 Seamoor Road Westbourne Bournemouth Dorset BH4 9AA

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About Fab Frocks

For the largest choice of mother of the bride and mother of the groom outfits in Dorset and Hampshire  - come to Fab Frocks Boutique. Once you've found your dream wedding dress, we would love to help you find the right look for all the other important women in your wedding party. We specialise in special occasion and have the largest collection of mother of the bride and groom outfits on the south coast. 

And not forgetting your wedding guests, we stock stunning dresses that can easily be worn again after the big day with prices from just £55.

We are a one-stop special occasion shop and can kit you out mums of the bride and groom from head to toe with a range of hats and fascinators, shoes and handbags that can be colour-matched to complement any wedding outfit. 

At our multi-award winning boutique, mums can browse through 15 special occasion collections including Cabotine, Carla Ruiz, Condici, Dress Code, Gabriela Sanchez, John Charles, Libra Deisgns Linea Raffaelli, Michaela Louisa, Rosa Clara, Tina Taylor, Veni Infantino and Zeila as well as Dressed Up and Lewis Henry specifically designed with the fuller-figured woman in mind. 

We stock sizes 8-24 for mums and our friendly staff offer a free personal shopping service that is honest and not pushy. Over sixteen years we have helped dress women of all shapes and sizes and also cater for all budgets with a dress and bolero starting at £195. 

Not forgetting your wedding guests, so many women want to find a lovely outfit that they can quite rightly wear again. Our dressy daywear collections that include Smashed Lemon, Tina Taylor, Michaela Louisa, Paper Dolls, Little Mistress and Frank Lyman are ideal for dressing up with a hat or headpiece for the wedding and then wearing again more casually. 

If you are not able to come and visit us at our boutique, we do offer a comprehensive online and mail order service at www.fabfrocks.com. 

So please do take a look at our website at www.fabfrocks.co.uk or give us a call on 01202 765352 and we will be delighted to help you put the fab factor into your wedding day.  No appointment necessary. 

Fab Frocks Voted Best Wedding Attire at the Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013


Professional Accreditations

Fab Frocks Stocks the Following Wedding Designers

John Charles
Rainbow Club

Fab Frocks also stocks these wedding designers

Dress Code by Veromia


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  • "A great one stop shop"
    Jackie Hillier on 5 February 2018

    I was beginning to panic that I wouldn't find anything for our daughter's special day but I needn't have worried as Fab Frocks is a great one stop shop. Dress, jacket, hat, shoes and bag = SORTED!

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  • "Top Class Service"
    Liza Barton on 5 February 2018

    Top Class Service. I ordered off the intranet nervously but there will be no stoppping me now as I know FabFrocks care as much as you had walked in their shop door. I got next day delivery, the dress and jacket was beautifully packaged with instructions about fitting and how to find a seamstress to make the dress bespoke to you. I even had a call from the shop to make sure everything was as expected. Great experience. Thank you team Fab Frocks.I don't believe you could have improved my experience - fabulous service and I can't wait to wear my Mother of the Bride dress..

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to make an appointment?

Appointments are not needed. You can visit us any time. We offer all our customers a free personal shopping service. Please bear in mind we do get extremely busy on Saturdays. If it is difficult for you to visit us during normal opening hours, we can organise an after-hours opening for you. Please just call Tracie on 01202 765352 to discuss a suitable date and time.

What sizes of outfits and dresses do you stock?

Our outfits and dresses range from size 8 to size 24. Please don’t worry if sometimes you need to go up a size in occasion wear. This is quite common as our outfits come from all over the world so there is no standard sizing.

Do you order items or are all your outfits in stock?

All of our mother of the bride and mother of the groom outfits are in stock so you can take them away with you. With certain designers, we can do special orders which can take up to six weeks to be made. All our hats and headpieces are also in stock. Shoes from our Rainbow Club collection can be ordered in for you in any size to try free of charge if we do not have the style or size you need.

If I see an outfit I like, will you hold it for me if I need to get approval from the bride, groom or my husband?

We cannot hold any items without a non-refundable deposit. We suggest if you fall in love with a dress or outfit, you buy it as many of our dresses are not repeatable so when they are sold, that is it! Occasion wear is not available in every size all the time and manufacturers no longer hold a lot of back-up stock. We are more than happy for you to take photographs in the shop (or we can do this for you) and many of our customers also Facetime the bride if she cannot visit the shop with them.

How much are your dresses and outfits?

Our collections of mother of the bride and mother of the groom outfits start from £220 for a dress and jacket.

Can I buy a dress without the jacket?

Many of our collections are sold as suits so the dresses and jackets cannot be sold separately. We do offer standalone occasion dresses without jackets. We also offer a selection of bolero jackets which are sold separately and these can be teamed with many of our dresses.

Do you hire out mother of the bride dresses and hats?

No we don’t hire out outfits as most require altering so hiring would not be possible. Instead we always aim to have a price range to suit all budgets. With regard to hats, prices start from as little as £25 for a fascinator and £65 for a hat.

Can you help with alterations?

Most outfits will need altering in some way and we can put you in touch with alteration people across Dorset who are experienced in altering special occasion outfits. We can also organise alteration appointments here at our shop with a choice of three seamstresses. Please note that alterations are a separate service so this cost is not included in the cost of your outfit.

Should I bring shoes and tights to wear when trying on?

You are more than welcome to bring your own shoes and this really does help to give you an idea of how your outfit will look when you wear heels. We also have shoes in our changing room in various sizes and different heel heights which you are more than welcome to borrow. We also recommend you wear skin-coloured tights when trying on occasion wear as again this helps to give you a better idea of how your outfit will look.

What is your returns policy?

We understand that sometimes you may change your mind. As a gesture of goodwill, we will exchange the item or issue a credit note which is valid for 12 months. This is providing the dress or outfit is returned to us within seven days in its original condition with tags attached and has not been worn or altered. No refund will be given for unwanted goods or if you cannot attend the event you bought the outfit for. This does not affect your statutory rights.


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17 Seamoor Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9AA

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