About Us


Frobishers staff group shot

Who we are:
Frobishers is a family run specialist wig company based in central Ipswich, Suffolk.We have been established for over 40 years. We specialise in the comprehensive supply of womens wigs and alternative headwear for hairloss, throughout East Anglia (Norfolk, Suffolk & Essex) and the United Kingdom.

What we do:
Operating from our shop in Ipswich, Suffolk, our experienced team provides a personal and confidential service that allows you to select your style, colour and fit, in a relaxed and friendly environment. We provide this service for both private customers and NHS clients. Our aim is simple,  to provide you with the best complete one stop shop experience, for all of your wig needs.

We stock and supply both human hair wigs and synthetic wigs from leading brands, such as, Amore,   Noriko,   Hi Fashion,   Feather,   Natural Image,   Natural Image classic cuts,  Joan Collins,   Raquel Welch    Sentoo Premium Collection.  In store we display over 120 wigs in a variety of colours and styles.  We also provide an excellent range of alternative headwear for hairloss, such as scarves and turbans, and all wig accessories and aftercare products.

We offer an online shop facility to our website, which allows you to sit in the comfort of your own home and browse through our wigs for women, in all their colours and styles. You will now be able to purchase your wigs online, along with all your headwear, accessories and aftercare needs.

We have been a supplier to the National Health Service (NHS) for over 20 years. We have provided wigs for cancer patients and those suffering from hair loss, such as Alopecia, in a professional and friendly manor.

Specialist services:

Consultations – One to one consultations are available if you wish to visit us and try a variety of wigs on. These are conducted in one of our comfortably appointed private fitting rooms. This service is run on an appointment basis and they can be booked by contacting our shop in Ipswich on (01473)  245156.  Our fully trained and experienced staff will discuss and advise on options available to you and help select a wig suitable for you. Each consultation is one hour in duration. A fee of £25 is charged for the consultation, but this is fully refundable on the purchase of a wig on the day or up to one month later, excluding online purchases.

Personalisation service   We offer a range of three services that allows you to achieve that unique look and personalised fit, whilst ensuring that you always feel confident and look your best.   These services are only available on wigs supplied by ourselves.

Cutting & Styling.  Working with you this service will allow you to have your new wig professionally cut and styled to fit and suit you perfectly.  We can provide simple trims, cutting of your own hair, through to complete re-styles. This service is provided on an appointment basis and only on wigs and hairpieces supplied by Frobishers.

Alteration service. This is a unique service that Frobishers has been providing its customers for over 20 years. By taking specific measurements of your head, we can professionally alter the size of your wig in the crown, top area, and circumference, ensuring a close perfect fit all over.

Maintenance service.  Once you have achieved your perfect look you’ll want to keep looking your best every time. Our new maintenance service provides professional standards in cleaning and restoring wigs and hairpieces.

Custom bespoke wigs – If you are unable to find a style that you like, we are able to offer a full custom bespoke wig making service.

NHS prescriptions – Advice and help on how your prescription can be used against an extensive range of leading brands. For more information regarding NHS and prescriptions please see the NHS page

We are very proud of our professional and committed involvement with the supply of services to various charities and health organisations over many years. We have been privileged to help a wide variety and number of people with their hair loss.

The organisations that we are currently working with include: