Our website just gives a small selection of the myriad of styles we have in the shop. We stock sizes 8-22. We hope that you are able to pop in to see our full collection. Like us on Facebook to receive news of some of our latest deliveries and special events. (click on the logo at the top) Also check out the About us section for some of our "Real Life" wedding pictures from past customers. 
Selected styles can be purchased from our Online shop if you're not able to visit us. Just click on the image to check sizes and to purchase 
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We are delighted to share just some of the lovely comments we receive from customers! Thank you ladies- we are blushing!! 
 
November 2018 
"I felt fabulous wearing my mother of the bride dress from your shop at my daughter Kate's wedding. I also loved my shoes and bag, they were all very much admired-it was such a specail day!" 
Marjorie McAuliffe 
 
October 2018 
"First shop I went to for my mother of the groom outfit, was not expecting it to be so easy and straight forward, great selection with lovely matching hats ect . The lady that helped was great and picked out a couple she thought would suit and I ended up going with one she picked , would definitely use again x" 
Kim Webster 
 
"What a lovely friendly shopping experience in Patricia Forbes. Popped in just for a “look” and left with my complete mother of the bride outfit, dress, shoes, bag, and hat even being especially made!! Oh and necklace and alterations all in one place. Thank you ladies, just waiting on the wedding now x" 
Helen James 
 
 
“Don't do dresses, don't do shopping and hate fuss. Hubby had to drag me down 8 weeks before the wedding. You couldn't have been more helpful and it was a pleasure. An hour later and I had the perfect outfit for my son's wedding in March “. 
Lorraine Keillor 
 
"Thank you again for all your help getting my outfit just right-I loved it and we all had a wonderful day, I felt amazing in my dress x" 
Linda Tulleth 
 
"Thank you for you help with choosing my outfit. We had a brilliant day and the dress was so comfortable to wear." 
Mrs Lawson 
 
 
September 2018 
"It was well worth the journey from Aberdeen on a snowy day in February to come to Patricia Forbes" 
Debra Cheyne 
 
“Thank you so much for helping me feel so good on Saturday at my daughters wedding. I have encouraged so many people to come to your shop. Even though I just dropped in to take a wee look a few months ago I came out with this fabulous dress and hat. The care I got in your shop was amazing. Thank you so much.” 
Susan Carroll 
 
August 2018 
"I travelled 60 miles to this wee shop as was reccommend to me. I wasn't disappointed staff were very attentive even though it was late in the day. So much choice but eventually I came home with the most fabulous and flattering outfit I could ever have imagined. Thank you all x" 
Tina Jackson 
 
"Thanks to Karen and her team at Patricia Forbes for all their help - Best Mother of the Bride Team ever! From having no idea whatsoever re what to wear I was totally looked after by Karen and her amazing team!" 
Gail Forbes 
 
"Thank you for making the shopping for an outfit very easy indeed - bought the 3rd one tried on, and couldn't have asked for better advice x" 
Tracey Mcfee 
 
July 2018 
"Fantastic service from Karen, I knew the designer that I was looking for and she was so helpful in getting the right customisation that I was looking for. Matched hat, shoes and bag to give me the perfect Mother of the Groom outfit. So many compliments on the big day." 
Fiona M Ramage 
 
June 2018 
"Absolutely loved my outfit and accessories. Wanted something a little bit different and certainly found it! Thanks Karen" 
Fiona-Anne Watt 
 
Febuary 2018 
"Thank you Karen for helping me find the right outfit for my daughters wedding. Friendly and faultless service. Great choice of modern outfits. Would definitely recommend a visit." 
Debra Cheyne 
 
"So enjoyed wearing my dress at my son's wedding and thank you Karen for helping get my accessories just right . We all had a fantastic day" 
Elaine Penny 
 
January 2018 
"Karen and her team were so helpful. I received so many compliments for the dress I wore at my daughter's wedding. Now looking forward to wearing the dress I purchased for my son's wedding. Kind, considerate and caring staff. Highly recommend you look here first." 
Diane Kyle 
 
"Fabulous shopping experience with lovely staff . Thank you. X" 
Frances Collie 
 
Novemeber 2017 
"Lovely shop with a wonderful collection of classy clothes." 
Jacqui Conroy 
 
September 2017 
"I am absolutely delighted with Karen's assistance in helping me buy a beautiful Aideen Bodkin dress. There are not many UK stockists of this fabulous Irish designer and I had to buy on-line, which is not ideal. But Karen has been great, even sending photos of suggested hats "modelled" with the dress to complete my outfit. I couldn't have asked for more" 
Rosie Paskins 
 
July 2017 
"I had a super visit to this shop on Thursday and was given an extremely helpful and professional reception. I was guided to a superb outfit which is being adapted (taken up - I am 5'2") for me on a short timescale. I came away feeling happy and confident about my choice and would like to thank the two lovely ladies who looked after me! These are special occasion prices, but for those very special days I cannot imagine anywhere more helpful." 
Louise Haigh 
 
"I dreaded going shopping for motb until I walked into Patricia Forbes. I gave a brief description of what I liked and within minutes the dress, shoes, hat, bag and even jewellery was brought to me. I looked at nothing else as I loved my outfit and left the shop a very happy motb!" 
Pauline Boyter 
 
May 2017 
"On my first visit to your boutique I was met by Julie who was absolutely fantastic. No idea what I was after for a wedding guest outfit. Nothing was too much bother, managed to get my whole outfit, including hat, shoes and bag. It was my first visit, definitely will not be my last! Thank you so much!"- 
Anne Webster Hart 
 
"Would definitely recommend to any mother of the bride or groom. Very attentive, excellent service!" - Alison Sutters 
 
"Thank you for laying aside the dresses for Katie and to your lovely staff for staying back last night- she instantly loved the dress and it fitted and looked perfect, we couldn't even persuade her to try any of the others on. I look forward to her wearing it for her forthcoming Graduation." 
Pam Burke 
 
"Patricia Forbes is not just a boutique that sells top of the range clothing. Karen and her staff will give you as much time as you need to choose the right outfit for you. If you are undecided, they have the energy, the expertise and the patience to show you unlimited styles until you find that "special" outfit. They are honest in their advice and you can rest assured that on that special day (or even your every day) you will look your absolute best!"  
Barbara Statham  
 
April 2017 
"Came in today to get my mum a mother of the bride outfit!!  
Absolutely fantastic! Great service. 
Would highly recommend!" 
Elaine Riddell 
 
November 2016 
"I think your shop is a treasure trove to share!" 
Judith Henderson 
 
December 2016 
"Wishing you a very Happy Christmas Karen - Thank you for selecting a fantastic range of clothing for me to choose for a special occasion or everyday wear. You and your staff are so helpful and patient and I truly appreciate the time you give me. I feel fantastic in various outfits, ready for whatever the day will bring. Christmas wishes to all your amazing staff." 
Janice Rae 
 
October 2016 
"I visited the store to purchase my outfit for my son's wedding and the service from Carol was excellent, she helped me make the right choice but wasn't in the least pushy. I'd definetlyrecommend this store for a special occasion" 
Carol Slater 
 
September 2016 
"I visited Patricia Forbes searching for my second mother of the groom outfit for this year. It was quite a challenge to find something different and suitable for a winter wedding. I have tried a number of places and scoured the internet without success. The ladies were lovely and very helpful. The shop has a very good selection with hats, shoes and bags to match. I ended up getting my whole outfit sorted. Thank you very much ladies." 
Judith Morrison 
 
August 2016 
"An amazing shop with stunning outfits and an extremely high level of customer service. Carol made me feel like a million dollars. Thank you so much for all of your help."  
Carol Nicholson 
 
July 2016 
"Just want to thank Karen and her staff and dressmaker Laura....Laura is such a bubbly lovely lady....Nothing too much trouble for PATRICIA FORBES. Certainly recommend this shop in a class of its own." 
Brenda Mutch 
 
March 2016 
"Bought my outfit for my daughter's wedding today after visiting many shops. Service was excellent and the staff were so friendly and helpful, made it such a nice experience. Will be recommending to family and friends." 
Lisa Burns 
 
October 2015 
"I felt fabulous! Can't thank you enough for dressing me from top to toe! Loved the sparkly accessories too xx" 
Liz Paterson 
 
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