Please give us a call on 01382 774132 for an appointment - we can't wait to show you our fabulous collections! 
We are delighted to share just some of the lovely comments we receive from customers! Thank you ladies- we are blushing!! 
November 2021 
"I had so many lovely compliments about my dress, thank you Ladies for your expert attention and superb tailoring.” 
October 2021 
"We were delighted with our outfits and got lots of compliments!” 
“Thank you and your team so much for your excellent care and attention in helping me choose my outfit for our son’s wedding. Finally after 2 postponed dates we were finally able to enjoy their special day.” 
September 2021 
"My dress was very comfortable and I had lots of nice comments. Thank you once again for your kindness and attention to detail on my visit to your shop.” 
“Thank you so much for your wonderful service-you made it such a pleasure to choose the perfect outfit.” 
Thank you for dressing me beautifully for my daughter’s wedding 👰🏻. Everyone loved my outfit 💕💕x” 
“I felt very comfortable in my dress and received loads of compliments. I can’t thank you enough for your kindness in making that happen. . I kept my beautiful hat on all day! “ 
August 2021 
We had a wonderful day and I was so comfortable and happy in my dress that one of your lovely , very knowledgable ladies picked for me. I don’t mind admitting I had no idea what I wanted or what would suit me so I was delighted to be in such capable hands. “- Made my day!! 
July 2021 
"Hi Team - I just wanted to say thank you to Karen (and staff) for making my mum look a million $$ at Dundas Castle for my wedding on the 17th July!” 
“Thank you so much for my stunningly lovely dress. The long-awaited wedding was last Saturday, and my outfit drew many, many complimentary comments” 
June 2021 
"Fab shop and staff were very helpful and friendly . Got my dress for my sons wedding and I loved it " 
"fab shop first dress I tried on for my daughters wedding and bought.felt amazing all day and everyone loved my hat/ fasinator staff were amazing. Thank you so much" 
"After an excruciating experience elsewhere I faced the appointment with dread. It was the total opposite from start to finish and I left the shop an hour later with a beautiful dress, shoes, bag, fascinator and a dress for the hen. Highly recommended" 
May 2021 
"A simply stunning collection of dresses and outfits, very friendly and knowledgeable staff, great advice and ideas." 
November 2020 
“ Thanks ever so much for helping mum to pick out her gorgeous outfit. She looked a million dollars. Much appreciated and all the very best. We had such a lovely shopping experience xxxx” 
October 2020 
"Thank you parcel has just arrived, perfect fit and I absolutely 
love 💗 it." 
August 2020 
“Thank you so much Karen for making my visit today so enjoyable. Your attention to detail and wonderful selection of garments to choose from is incredible. My husband is more than delighted with my purchases.❤️🤗” 
“Just received my Joseph Ribkoff dress from you today & I'm absolutely delighted with it! Thanks for your great service 💜” 
“Hi just to let you know the dress arrived today and it’s perfect 😃. Many thanks for changing the size for me. “ 
Febuary 2020 
"Hi Karen, 
I just wanted to send you a quick email to say thank you for your assistance in helping me find an outfit for my daughter’s wedding. Everyone was lovely and very accommodating. 
I have been to quite a few similar places but the service from yourself and your staff is far superior." 
January 2020 
“ You & your team made the whole process seamless, assisting Bernadette with her made to measure outfit & working with me to ensure my shoes were the right colour!! We would both definitely recommend you to our family & friends. “ 
Bev Leithead 
"Felt a million dollars in my outfit from you. Never had so many lovely compliments! One friend said it’s the nicest outfit she has seen for a wedding ! It was at the Orroco Pier on Saturday! Thanks again for making me feel so good , loved my full outfit from earrings, necklace , handbag , shoes & dress ! Worth every penny x" 
Julie Malcolm 
"We had a wonderful day & I felt a million dollars in my dress, hat, shoes & bag. My outfit made me feel so glamorous & comfortable & I am so so glad I decided to come to your shop as the whole experience was fantastic & you & your staff were so helpful. 
Kind regards" 
Dorothy Brown 
November 2019 
“So naughty, but nice at the same time. I must come in and pick my jeans up. I have to say I don’t know if it is good or bad, but all your clothes fit so well it is impossible to choose. Your boutique is one in a million, something for any and every occasion!” 
“Thank you for your help finding my perfect mother of the bride dress. It was so comfortable to wear and it brought lots of compliments. Most people presumed I had bought it when we lived in Singapore but I was happy to direct them to you in broughty ferry. 
Can I also pass on my sincere thanks to your alteration service as they made this beautiful dress look good on me.” 
September 2019 
Hi there, 
It’s been five months since I visited the shop to choose an outfit for my step daughter’s wedding, which was last weekend. Here’s a couple of photos from the day. I loved the outfit, it was comfortable to wear and I received lots compliments on it. 
Thank you for all your help and advice. 
Best wishes" 
Jane Clark  
"My outfit was so comfortable and it's not something I would have chosen but you and your staff were amazing so a big thank you!!Xxx" 
Lynn Ward 
August 2019 
"We visited your shop this afternoon where our mum bought her MOB outfit! A stunning choice for my sister's wedding next year in Greece. While we were in your shop my little girl Jessica, made herself quite at home and loved your dresses. Your assistants are an absolute credit to your shop and were amazing with my mum!" 
Sarah Burnett 
"We had a very wet wedding in St. Andrews last Friday, but the weather did not dampen our spirits and we had the most fantastic day. I loved my Mother of the Bride outfit and received lots of lovely compliments. The dress and Rainbow shoes were very comfortable and the complete outfit more than suited the occasion. Thank you for helping me choose the outfit and I would highly recommend your store" 
Jane Lidgate 
"Thank you so much for the excellent care and help your assistant gave me on Wednesday. Nothing was too much and she was so encouraging and patient. I am delighted with my Mother of the Bride outfit for May 2020 and my daughter loved my choice. I could not have succeeded without your support" 
"Thank you so much for the wonderful service I received on Saturday, I was made to feel very special and spoiled. From someone who does not have much confidence in themself, it meant a great deal. And the dress I did end up buying looks amazing!" xx 
Catriona Rennie 
"I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you for helping me find the perfect dress for my Daughter's wedding. We will highly recommend you to our family and friends and will be back in future. I felt so beautiful in my dress accompanied by my matching shoes, hat and bag. Thanks once again x" 
Hazel Fleming 
July 2019 
"Thank you very much for your kindness and help in choosing my Mother of the Groom wedding outfit. It was an amazing experience and I truly thank you all. Such a memorable day for all the family on the 1st of June, and the sun shone on our son's special day" 
Diane Wyness 
June 2019 
"Thank you to the team at Patricia Forbes. You were so helpful assisting me to find an outfit, in which I felt confident and at ease for a big speaking engagement with 2000 people. Your staff were terrific. Your efforts helped me stay relaxed and comfortable throughout the day" 
Dr Suzanne Zeedyk 
"I would like to thank your staff for helping me pick my Mother of the Bride outfit for my daughter Jessica's wedding at Thainstone House, Aberdeenshire. They made me feel so comfortable and nothing was a bother. On the day of the wedding, I felt so elegant and sophisticated in my outfit" 
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 etc. 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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