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What to expect when getting your suit altered

What to expect when getting your suit altered

Professional suit alterations

Having your suit tailored can make a large difference to how it looks on you. Everybody is unique, so when you buy a suit from a store without having it tailored a lot of the time there are aspects of the suit that don't quite fit you just right. This is where suit alterations come in! Your seamstress will be able to work with you to make your suit fit you perfectly. 

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MAR
25

Items to help you transition to spring and summer 

Items to help you transition to spring and summer 

Four staple items to help you transition to warmer days

Spring is one of the most temperamental seasons we have. Just as you’ve packed away all of your winter clothing for the season, the weather will hit you with a rainy day and cold winds. It’s important to be prepared for just about anything, and having transitional pieces that can fit a few temperatures is the way to go. Keep reading for some of our staple items we think are perfect for the transition between the colder weather and warmer days! 

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FEB
28

Trends to look out for in spring 2022 

Trends to look out for in spring 2022 

Four spring 2022 trends

Spring 2022 is just around the corner - before you know it the days will be longer and we’ll be enjoying the warmer days in our spring clothes! With a new season always comes new trends, and it’s fun to spot the different styles we see creeping into everyone's wardrobes. We’ve put together a list of four spring 2022 trends we’re expecting to see this year so you can look out for them yourself!

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JAN
28

What style to go for this Valentines Day

What style to go for this Valentines Day

Our favourite Valentine’s Day styles

We only get to do Valentine’s Day once a year, so choosing the perfect style we want to go for can be tricky! The best place to start is what plans you have for the special day this year, but even then it can still be difficult to decide exactly how you want to look. We’ve put together a few options for you to choose from, and then you can take some inspiration from here and create the perfect look for whatever it is you’re doing this year. Keep reading for some of our favourite styles to go for on Valentine’s Day.

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DEC
24

Winter wardrobe trends for early 2022

Winter wardrobe trends for early 2022

Five trends to look out for

With the new year right around the corner we’re keeping our eye out for some of the top winter trends we’re expecting to see early next year. While there are a few staples we see every year, we’re also expecting a few different trends to come in that we maybe haven’t seen for a while. Keep reading for five trends to look out for in early 2022.

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NOV
29

Coats to keep you warm this winter

Coats to keep you warm this winter

Three popular coat styles to wear this winter

Winter is well and truly here, and as the cold winds come in it’s important to have the right coats to keep you warm and cosy when braving the outdoors. When you want to keep warm it doesn’t mean you have to give up looking great, there are so many different fashionable winter coats out there for you to choose from. Rather than covering up your outfit, incorporate your coats into your look and stay warm and fashion forward all in one. Keep reading for just a few of the most popular coat styles you can wear this winter. 

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OCT
29

How to layer your clothes

How to layer your clothes

How to layer your clothing

Cold weather means one thing, it’s time to layer up. Wearing layers doesn’t have to be all about keeping you warm, it can be a fashion statement too. Long gone are the days where we just put on as many layers as we could to stay warm, now you can do it while sticking to the current fashion trends! Keep reading for tips on how you can incorporate layering into your fashionable wardrobe.

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SEP
28

Jackets you need for autumn 2021

Jackets you need for autumn 2021

Jackets for autumn

There’s nothing worse than when you put together a gorgeous autumnal outfit just to realise it’s chilly outside and you really need to wear a jacket. Well fear no more, there are some really stylish jackets out there to help complete your look rather than deflate it. It’s time to stock your wardrobe with some essential autumnal jackets. 

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AUG
29

How to start a capsule wardrobe

How to start a capsule wardrobe

Creating your capsule wardrobe in four steps

Many people are beginning to focus more on their capsule wardrobe. This is a set number of clothes you own that can easily mix and match with each other to create a range of different outfits. A lot of the pieces you buy can be worn all year round, so it really helps you save money instead of constantly buying new pieces of clothing.

Without any guidance it can be difficult to know where to start. We’ve put together this four step guide to help you create your very own capsule wardrobe, so you know you always have something stylish to wear.

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AUG
01

Turning old winter clothes into new summer staples

Turning old winter clothes into new summer staples

As the seasons’ change, so do the clothes we wear. It can be easy to think you need to buy yourself an entirely new wardrobe as soon as the sun starts shining. The truth is you probably have a lot of potential sitting in your wardrobe you just haven’t thought about! A lot of the time our winter clothing is made up of much more material, which gives you a lot to work with when it comes to creating a new item from it.

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JUN
29

What clothing items should I get altered?

What clothing items should I get altered?

Clothing items I could get altered

Alterations are available on a range of different clothing items, and it can make such a difference when you get certain items tailored. Whether it’s something that you wear daily, or a special outfit you’ll only wear once, alterations can completely transform how you feel in an outfit. When you look your best you feel your best, and the small price of alterations is definitely worth it for the confidence you will exude when you wear your altered clothes

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MAY
27

How to Make your Prom Dress Unique

How to Make your Prom Dress Unique

Make your Prom Dress Unique 

Choosing what to wear on your prom night can be a difficult choice. There are so many different styles and options out there that it can be quite overwhelming to decide what it is that you want! There is also always the fear that you’ll turn up wearing the exact same gown as somebody else. So, how do you make a prom dress so unique that you don’t need to overthink everything? Keep reading for some tips on how the addition of alterations can help to create your very own unique prom dress.

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APR
26

Which Jeans Are Best For My Body Type?

Which Jeans Are Best For My Body Type?

Which Jeans Are Best For Your Body Type

 

Jeans are one of those staple items that every woman needs in their wardrobe. They can be dressed up or dressed down, perfect for any time of day, and also are great for wearing all year round. A lot of people struggle and say that jeans don’t flatter them, but the truth is there is a pair of jeans out there for everyone! You just need to find the right shape and style that suits you, rather than just going with the latest fashion trend. 

Finding the perfect pair of jeans to flatter your body type can be a stressful time, which is why we’ve put this guide together to help you. Keep reading for our recommendations of what jeans you should go for that will suit your body type.

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1026 Hits
MAR
23

Mens Fashion Guide

Mens Fashion Guide

Mens Fashion Guide: Items You Need in Your Wardrobe

While fashion is constantly changing, there are a few items every man should have in his wardrobe. Having these staple pieces makes it a lot easier to always have a go-to look available that will leave you feeling stylish and confident. Not only this, but you can pair these pieces with just about anything and they are guaranteed to look good. Life isn’t always about making a statement, but instead making sure you have items at the ready that will make you look fashionable and sophisticated.

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FEB
26

Coats Everyone Needs in their Wardrobe

Coats Everyone Needs in their Wardrobe

If there is one thing people are great at buying too many of, it’s coats and jackets. Every year when the new season comes it’s so easy to pop into a shop and see all the new styles out and convince yourself you need to buy a new one, when realistically they’re all pretty much the same. A great way to simplify your wardrobe is to stick to the staples, and only have what you need. We’ve put together this blog to help you choose your four most essential coats to have in your wardrobe, and stop you overbuying! Keep reading for the coats everyone needs in their wardrobe.

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JAN
25

Fashion new year's resolutions for 2021

Fashion new year's resolutions for 2021

New year's fashion resolutions for 2021

The new year always brings along with it a variety of resolutions for people, but have you ever thought about fashion resolutions? Clothing is a really important part of everybody's life, so it is the perfect place to start with some small resolutions for yourself! If you are looking for inspiration, look no further. These resolutions all about ways we can be more selective of our clothing and make a difference to the health of the planet as well as our own sense of style. Keep reading for 4 fashion resolutions you should try in 2021!

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DEC
22

Repurposing your Wardrobe for 2021

Repurposing your Wardrobe for 2021

As we reach the end of 2020 it’s a good time to reflect back on the year and get ready to start fresh. One thing a lot of people look to do is go through their wardrobe and think about what clothing we have worn this year and what we should really be getting rid of, as well as trying on some of our staple pieces and seeing what still fits. This year, instead of simply throwing out old clothing, it could be a good idea to instead think about what can be repurposed. With all of us being at home for a large majority of 2020, there are a lot of pieces that haven’t been worn as much as they could have. These items may still have a lot of life in them, so save yourself some money and help the environment by looking at how they can be reused.

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932 Hits
NOV
23

Choosing the Best Trousers for Your Body Shape

Choosing the Best Trousers for Your Body Shape

The perfect pair of trousers can really up your fashion game, but how do we know what style to choose? Choosing the perfect pair of trousers for you can be a frustrating experience when you don’t know what you are looking for. You want something that is flattering for your body type, camouflages any areas you feel self conscious of, while also adding versatility and style to your wardrobe.

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OCT
12

Alter or Replace: What Items Should You be Altering?

Alter or Replace: What Items Should You be Altering?

What Clothes Should You be Altering?

A lot more people are starting to get their clothing altered. Not only does it save you money, but it also helps to reduce your carbon footprint and help to save the planet, a win win! Alterations can fix a lot of things, but it’s important to know when you should alter something and when you should just give it up and replace it instead. Keep reading for advice you can use when deciding if you should alter or replace some of your clothing. 

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SEP
22

How Should a Suit Fit You? Ask Alterations Boutique

How Should a Suit Fit You? Ask Alterations Boutique

How Should a Suit Fit?

A suit is a staple in most men's wardrobes, known for hundreds of years as a sign of sophistication and style. If there is anything that can take away from the look of a suit it’s when it does not fit the wearer properly. Not everybody can afford to get suits completely made from scratch for them, which is why they are often bought from shops. The good news is, suit alterations are available to take these suits from off-the-rack, to perfectly tailored to your body. The fit of the suit can make all the difference to how you look and feel, which is why we are here to tell you all about how a suit should actually fit. Keep reading for all you need to know about the fit of a suit and the alterations available to give you the perfect fit.

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