AUG
24

Autumn is coming!

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The end of next month will see us move into the autumnal equinox, swapping our short and t-shirts combinations for jeans and jumpers. For many of us a whole year may have passed since we last tried on many items of our autumn wardrobes, and many of us may find items don’t still fit quite as well as they did the year before. This is a very common occurrence and one which we can easily rectify for you. Whether you’re looking to re-model your entire wardrobe or require something more specific such as bridesmaid dress alterations, our dedicated and skilled team are ready to be of service.

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AUG
17

The secret to a perfect wardrobe

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Regardless of the quality of your attire or the brands which they hail from the key element of any good outfit for a man or a woman is how it fits the person wearing it. We have been providing an alterations service for over 30 years and have seen it all. Whether you require some last minute bridesmaid dress alterations or something as simple as a zipper repaired, we have the expertise to help you on your way to an idealic wardrobe.

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AUG
10

Wedding Alteration Specialists

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Here at alterations boutique we have established ourselves as London’s leading wedding alterations provider due to our personalised one-to-one service and attention to the details. If you have a wedding coming up soon and are therefore in search of someone to alter your attire to perfection, look no further. We have over 30 years of experience in the industry and consider ourselves to of seen it all by now, there’s nothing we don’t have the expertise to handle. Throughout the process you will be allocated a tailor / seamstress who will work tirelessly with your from start to end. Whether it’s a few bridesmaid dress alterations or something more niche, contact us today to book an appointment for a fitting and begin your journey towards the perfect wedding.

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AUG
03

Summer Styles

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Summer is upon us which means breaking out the summer wardrobe for the first time in whole year, we understand that for the most of us we might not fit perfectly back into the garments which did fit perfectly the year before. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean discarding your favourite clothing and purchasing a new wardrobe, that could prove to be costly, we have a more affordable solution, alterations. With a few alterations to your favourite garments we can fit you once again as they were originally intended to do so, contact us today to see what can be done to save your summer wardrobe. We also understand that to alter every item of clothing from the off-set may not be affordable either so why not alter the key diverse items which you’ll be making the most use of. Have a read with us about what we suggest as the lynchpins for any stylish wardrobe. Check out our dress alterations page for more information.

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JUL
21

Get the right fit

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There’s nothing that pains us more than seeing an outfit which is ill-fitted to the person wearing it. It’s not all about the quality of the garment you’re wearing it’s mostly about how it fits the individual. Individual being the key word, each person has a different body type form the next, we are not all one-size. However, we have the solution, with a few alterations to any off-the-rack garment we can alter them to compliment your body type rather than negate it. Let our tailors loose to work their wonders, you will be surprised with the transformation. Let’s look at a few popular garments to get altered and what can be achieved.

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JUL
04

Everyday Alterations

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Why put up with clothing which doesn’t fit quite right? By dedicating a small amount of time to a trip to the tailors you can soon have a wardrobe fit for a king or queen. Most men make the effort to get a nice suit altered and likewise women will generally do the same for wedding related attire, mainly seeking bridesmaid dress alterations. Why stop there when you can slowly transform your wardrobe into one which looks and feels good to wear. The main reason for this is generally down to lack of awareness and a common misconception that alterations are expensive when mostly they aren’t at all.

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JUN
22

What are the alterations everyone’s having?

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It’s quickly becoming the norm to have alterations carried out on clothing purchased from retails stores. But what alterations are popular and why are people having them carried out? The increased popularity of alterations comes with the actualisation that it’s not too expensive to have clothing altered. Not only is it inexpensive but the benefits are worthy, when purchasing new clothing you expect it to fit and compliment your figure however this is rarely the case without alterations. We are now going to look at the most popular alterations that everyone is having done to their favourite items of clothing and why.

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JUN
06

Don't settle for anything less than perfection

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Most items of clothing you pick up off a rack in a store will more than likely not fit you in one way or another due to standards in sizing which only fit a small minority of people perfectly. However, this doesn’t mean you must settle on clothing forever not quite fitting correctly in one way or another, with a few alterations we can transform any item of clothing to match your physique to perfection.  

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MAY
23

From Alterations to the Alter

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Here at Alterations Boutique we have been providing wedding related alterations for over 20 years. In this time, we’ve come to understand the importance of making this process as stress free and seamless as possible. Let us alleviate some of that stress by entrusting us with the altering and safeguarding of your wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and any other items requiring tailoring.

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MAY
09

Final wedding preparations

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So you’ve planned out your perfect wedding and the big day nears ever closer, but as the closer it gets the more the stresses and worries intensify. One of the most common worries is over wedding attire, be the wedding dress, the bridesmaid dresses, or the suits and how they all fit. This in particular is a stress that needs not to exist as we have the perfect solution, alterations. With a few alterations, not only do you eliminate the worry of clothing not fitting well on the day but it also broadens your choices when it comes to picking the clothing out initially. Not everyone can afford to have a dress created and fitted to perfection but an equally viable choice can be to buy off-the-rack and alter that item to perfection, not many will be able to spot the difference.

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APR
20

Be prepared for wedding season

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It’s soon to be the most popular period of the year for people to get married. Have you been asked to be bridesmaid for someone or are you getting married and require alterations to your bridesmaids’ dresses in time for the big day.

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APR
07

Don’t get fit for summer, get fitted

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Summer is fast approaching and with that comes a whole new host of clothing which might not have seen the light of day since last summer. Our bodies fluctuate in size sometimes a surprising amount in a year, so don’t be surprised to find that, a once well fitted shirt no longer looking quite so complimentary. Get prepared in advance, get your favourite summer clothing items out and try them on early, if they don’t fit don’t panic, we are here to help. Although your body shape may have changed, your outfit can do so too, with a few minor tweaks and alterations your attire can be fitting as intended once more. This stands when speaking regarding any item of clothing, it’s a little-known fact that it’s often cheaper to alter a current item of clothing than it is to replace it.

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MAR
22

The key to dressing smart: Alterations

With over 20 years experience in the industry our master tailors and seamstresses are hard to beat when it comes to alterations. This experience is imperative when dealing with such costly and important garments such as a bridesmaid dress, or any other clothing related to big events. If you are in need of bridesmaid dress alterations look no further trust in our experience to perform whatever alterations you are in need of in time for the big day.

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MAR
08

Are you ready for the Alter?

Here at Alterations Boutique our experienced team of seamstresses have been styling, pinning, and stitching wedding related garments for over 20 years.

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FEB
16

Building a wardrobe fit for a king / Queen

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FEB
07

Essential Alterations

There’s nothing more infuriating than a broken zip when it’s cold, wet and windy. Unfortunately, it happens, and for a multitude of reasons zips become jammed or the zip heads broken rendering it useless. We offer the perfect solution, we can take your garment and replace the zip or zip head promising a quick turn-around time for most items. We can also add customised zip heads for adding that personalised, uniqueness to your garments.

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JAN
20

Do you know how your clothing should fit?

You’d be surprised how many people are unaware at how their clothing should fit, maybe you don’t know, but not for long as this guide will inform you of the correct fit for many items of clothing.

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JAN
06

The secret of well-dressed ladies

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Subject to the eye of envy from many is the well-dressed lady.  What’s the secret? Tailoring! Even the most luxurious expensive clothing can be spoilt by ill-fitted shoulders or a sagging waistline.

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DEC
20

Which body type are you?

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Although many of you may have impeccable taste when it comes to outfit choice, many of you are not dressing to compliment your body type. There are plenty of different physiques and it can be hard to pick out which category your body fits into. But once you have decided which one you fit into, it’s time to ensure you fit into your clothing just as well. This could mean balancing your bodies proportions out or highlighting the more flattering areas of your body, regardless we are here to attend to your needs.

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DEC
07

Winter is coming, is your wardrobe winter ready?

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Winter is just around the corner, the cold's already in the air and the frost on the ground, so now more than ever is an important time to ensure your winter wardrobe is ready and looking the part.

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