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Whatever your budget, choosing your wedding dress should be one of your most memorable, magical moments. However, sometimes searching for your dream dress can feel overwhelming, but at Frilly Frocks, brides are not only truly spoilt for choice, the team cares deeply that you have a relaxed and most importantly, enjoyable bridal shopping experience.

At Frilly Frocks, you’ll see a truly wonderful haven of exquisite wedding dresses, pretty bridesmaid looks and stylish mother of the bride outfits, all tucked away in the rolling hills of Devon. Frilly Frocks originally made bespoke silk bridal and bridesmaids gowns back in the late 80’s. During the past three decades the boutique has offered something a little different, stocking many of the greatest and latest designers, most of which are exclusive to them.

Today, the boutique continues to provide a calm yet magical environment for you to choose from some of the most stylish, chic and romantic dresses around.

Of course the team look forward to welcoming you to the boutique - but they love nothing more than ensuring you leave feeling happy and looking truly amazing!


Fiona has a passion for the wedding gown industry and an astute way of keeping up to date with the latest bridal styling. Fiona began her career at Frilly Frocks in 2005 and then in 2009 purchased the business as her love affair with the industry really began to shine.

Steph Mother of the Bride Specialist

Steph brings to the team a wealth of knowledge and experience​ and alot of smiles​.​ ​​She is our M​other of the Bride guru, ​with ​an amazing eye for detail​ who​ can pick a winning outfit and hat from a mile away​!​ You will see Steph throughout your Frilly Frocks journey from initial consultation to collection.


Lo​rraine is a fantastically talented seamstress and is on hand for any alterations our brides may require​. ​​Lorraine’s sewing career began training machinists in a bridal factory, being responsible for quality control and the general production of new samples.


Seamless Service

Our highly talented team of seamstresses are on hand for in-house fitting and alterations.

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Gorgeous contemporary boutique

Frilly Frocks beautiful bridal shop has been established in Barnstaple since 1990 and has earned the reputation as North Devon’s most exclusive bridal wear boutique.Far from being just another wedding dress boutique, Frilly Frocks is the wedding dress shop in devon to get the bridal gown of your dreams. Fiona and her team understand that just being friendly and attentive isn’t enough. As a bride you still expect limitless choice from the top designers and the showroom displays handpicked designer bridal gowns.

Fiona says “Brides are our guests and are treated as VIP’s in our luxurious fitting and consultation room. We pride ourselves on our friendly personal one on one service. We will guide you through our exclusive range of classic to contemporary designer wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, tiaras and accessories, and of course mother of the bride outfits.

Operating private appointments ensures the brides feel at ease and receive a professional service with dedication and attention to detail, regardless of their budget. We try to keep appointments to suit everyones busy lives.

The care and attention that we give each bride while choosing their wedding dress is reflected in the many personal recommendations that Frilly Frocks receive.”

Don't Tell the Bride

Featured on BBC ‘Don’t tell the bride!’

In August 2014 we were pleased to be the Devon bridal shop David contacted to help him with the dilemma of finding a dress for his beautiful bride to be. The lovely Rosie came in to try the dress on and loved it, phew! Many congratulations to Rosie and David. All at Frilly Frocks would like to wish all the best for the future!

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