Conditions of use

Conditions of use terms & conditions.

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before placing your order and retain a copy of these terms and conditions and your order for future reference

  1. Definitions
    In these terms and conditions:
    • weus and our refer to Frills Haberdashers (registered address: 5 Old Fore Street, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8LS).
    • you and your refer to the purchaser of any goods from us.
    • contract means the contract between you and us for the sale by us to you of goods.
    • goods means any goods or services you order from us.
    • order means an order placed by you with us for the purchase of goods by clicking "Confirm" on the confirm your order checkout page.
    • consumer means any person who, when placing an order with us, is acting for purposes which are outside his or her trade, business or profession.
    • checkout page means the pages on our website which gives details of the goods, delivery address and/or options, payment method and a "Confirm" button
    • website means our website at


  1. Business sales
    If you order goods other than as a consumer (eg. because you are a business) then:
    • these terms and conditions do not apply; and
    • our business terms and conditions shall apply to your order and any resulting contract between you and us.


  1. Terms of the contract
    If you place an order for goods as a consumer, these terms and conditions apply to your order and to the contract between you and us.

    We may change these terms and conditions at any time. Any changes will apply to any orders that you place after the time that we update the terms and conditions on our website. The changes will not apply to any order that you place before we make the changes on our website.

    We have taken care to ensure that our website (including the help pages) and these terms and conditions do not contradict each other. However if there are any inconsistencies or contradictions then these terms and conditions shall apply instead of any contradictory or inconsistent part of our website.
  2. When the contract is created
    No contract exists between you and us until we notify you that we have accepted yourorder and delivered the goods.

    We are not obliged to accept your order.
  3. Description and price of the goods
    We make every effort to ensure that prices, pictures and descriptions of goods shown onour website are accurate at the time you place your orderAll prices include VAT unless stated otherwise.

    Every effort has been made to ensure that colours are represented accurately, due to the nature of variations between digital images and computer displays colours may not be 100% accurate. This means we cannot guarantee that what you see on-screen is the exact shade of a product.

    The price of the goods will be as shown on the checkout page of our website when youplaced your orderWe will charge you this amount.

    You must also pay a delivery charge for the goods as indicated on our website at the checkout page.

    In the unlikely event that the price shown on the checkout page is wrong, and we discover this before accepting your orderwe are not required to sell the goods to you at the price shown. We always try and ensure that the prices of goods shown on our website are accurate, but occasionally genuine errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of the goods that you have ordered we will let you know as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If you cancel yourorder and you have already paid for the goods, then you will receive a full refund.
  4. Delivery
    We will deliver the goods that you order to the delivery address you give when you placeyour order.

    Once we accept your orderwe will endeavour to deliver the goods as soon as possible. 

    If there is no one available to accept the delivery when our courier arrives, the courier will keep the goods for up to seven days and you can arrange for a new delivery date. After two days we may treat the order as cancelled by you. In this case we will refund the price of the goods, but we shall be entitled to keep the amount you paid for delivery.

    If you give us an incorrect or incomplete delivery address and as a result we try but are not able to make the delivery, we may treat the order as cancelled by you. In this case we will refund the price of the goods, but we shall be entitled to keep the amount you paid for delivery.

    If some of the goods you ordered are not available we may deliver part of your orderWewill deliver the rest of the order as soon as possible afterwards.
  5. Your right of cancellation under the Distance Selling Regulations
    You may cancel the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations by notifying us no later than 7 working days after we deliver the goods that you are cancelling the contractWeregret that items purchased by the metre are only able to be returned if faulty.

    If you cancel the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations, you must take reasonable care of the goods from the time you receive them until you return them to us.

    If you cancel the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations you must return the goods to us at your own expense.

    If you cancel the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations and do not return the goods as required, we may charge you our direct costs of recovering the goods.
  6. Faulty goods
    In these terms and conditionsfaulty goods means any goods we supply to you that do not conform to the contractFaulty goods does not include any goods that are faulty due to fair wear and tear, wilful damage, accident, negligence by you or any third party, use otherwise than in accordance with their intended use, failure to follow the manufacturer's orour instructions, or any alteration or repair carried out without the prior approval of us or the manufacturer.

    You should notify us as soon as possible if you discover that any goods are faulty.

    Our website gives details of how to notify us of any faulty goods and how to arrange for the problem to be resolved. We strongly recommend that you use our on-line returns tool (see our website for details).

    If you return goods because you think they are faultywe may charge you the cost of all transport and our actual costs and expenses in the event that the goods are not in fact faulty goods.
  7. Returning goods – general
    When you return goods to us for any reason (for example because you have cancelled the contract under the Distance Selling Regulations or because you think they are faulty goods):
    • you must ensure that they are properly and securely packaged and labelled with ouraddress;
    • you are always responsible for any damage in transit that is due to incorrect or inadequate packaging by you; and
    • you are responsible for any damage or loss in transit where you arrange the transport.


10.  Force majeure
We shall not be liable for any failure to perform, or delay in performing, any of ourobligations under the contract if and to the extent that the failure or delay is caused by circumstances beyond our control.

11.  Limitation of liability
We shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage:

  • where there is no breach of a legal duty owed to you by us or by our employees or agents;
  • where such loss or damage is not reasonably foreseeable to us when we accept your order; or
  • to the extent that any increase in loss or damage results from breach by you of any term of the contract.

Our maximum liability to you under the contract shall be the value of the goods that you ordered.

Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other liability that we are not permittedby law to exclude or (as the case may be) limit.

These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

Images of goods on our website are for illustrative purposes only and may differ slightly from the actual goods.

These terms and conditions and the contract are subject to English law.