Design & Alter specialises in high-quality alterations for men and women, maintaining the original finish. With 30 years of experience, the team of talented professionals from the tailoring, dressmaking and fashion industry provide a comprehensive alteration service to clients and fashion brands, ensuring the best fit for day and evening wear. Design & Alter has an in-house department for bespoke tailoring for women.

The clientele is diverse: We look after private clients passionate about fashion, clothes fit and quality. We work with stylists and fashion designers; our commercial clients are luxury fashion brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Hermes. Furthermore, D&A regularly assists with catwalk events and fashion shows. The team supports press offices looking after their VIP clients for red carpet events, screens, and hot fashion magazines’ front pages.

‘People will stare. Make it worth their While.’ Harry Winston


Our Company

We are perfectionists when it comes to clothes, fit and finish. Applying crucial attention to detail, the team of fitters, seamstresses and tailors offer the highest alteration quality by maintaining the original finish, proportions and detail to keep the integrity of the original garment. We alter and tailor clothes and have specialists in formal clothes alterations like suits, jackets and coats and offer alterations of leather and fur garments. Seamstresses, skilled and experienced in dressmaking, alter complex evening wear and embellished fabrics as well as bodices and boned corsets of dresses. Our team ensures couture finishes. We support clients in wearing their clothes longer and offer repairs, restyling and updating of vintage, second hand and heirloom pieces.

Our Belief

Perfectly fitted clothes provide you with comfort and confidence and create a safe place, whether in public, professionally or in private. They accentuate and celebrate your favourite features to show the best of you.

Our Studio

In our studios, you find decades of cumulative tailoring experience and creative skills from around the world under two roofs working as a team. Our team ensures your best look – beautiful, sharp, stylish and professional, whichever you choose.
At D&A Front of House, experienced fitters look after private clients. With them, you discuss ideas and your vision. Trusted fitters advise and assist in ensuring the best fit. Once pinned, our driver will collect your garments to our workroom, located ten minutes walk away – down the road – also under arches. In our workroom, managers, tailors and seamstresses will look after your garments: They tailor, alter, sew, adjust, restyle, steam and quality control before your clothes are delivered back to Front of House, stores in central London or the home of private clients. Quality control is integral to our processes, ensuring high standards and consistency. Welcome to D&A!

Visit our studios and find decades of cumulative tailoring experience and creative skills from around the world all under two roofs.


Bride & Alter is known as one of London’s long-established bridal alteration and tailoring services. We alter wedding dresses and bridal wear, ensuring that brides look their most fabulous on their wedding day. Our experienced seamstresses alter all styles of wedding dresses, fabric types and finishes. The team also offers bespoke bridal wear, restyling and restoring of vintage and family heirloom pieces. Bride & Alter is a partner of bridal designers and the bridal community in London.

Design & Alter, Alterations and Tailoring, London

High Quality Clothes Alterations, Made-to-Measure, Dressmaking and Vintage Restyling

Design & Alter is one of London’s leading tailoring and alteration service. With over 25 years of experience we have been providing our diverse client base with outstanding expertise in clothing alterations and tailoring that is second to none. We look after Private Clients, London’s leading fashion houses and VIP clients. Stylists and PR Offices trust us with their valuable garments.