Design & Alter is specialised in high-quality alterations and made to measure for women. With almost 30 years of experience, the team of highly trained professionals from the tailoring, fashion and fitting industry provides a comprehensive alteration service to clients and fashion brands, ensuring the best fit of day and evening wear.

Our clientele is diverse: We look after private clients passionate about fashion, clothes, fit and quality. Our commercial clients are luxury fashion brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Hermes. In addition, D&A assists catwalk events and fashion shows. The team supports press offices in looking after their VIP clients who regularly appear on red carpets, screens and pages of fashion magazines.

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


Our Company

The team of professionals alters and tailors clothes. They maintain the finish, proportions and detail to keep the integrity of the original garment, offering only the highest alteration quality. The team has specialists in suit, jacket and coat alterations and can alter leather and fur garments. Seamstresses are skilled and experienced in dressmaking, alterations of complex evening wear, embellished fabrics and dress constructions such as bodices and boned corsets. Our team ensures couture finishes, preserving the distinctive look of Haute Couture fashion garments.

Our Belief

Perfectly fitted clothes provide you with comfort and confidence. They accentuate and celebrate your favourite features to show the best of you. We are perfectionists with attention to detail when it comes to perfect clothes, fit and style.

‘Clothes should look and feel as if they are made for 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 private clients are looked after by experienced fitters who ensure your clothes are fitted well. Once pinned, your garments will be collected by our driver to be brought to our tailoring studios located ten minutes walk away – down the road – also under arches. In the studio workroom managers, tailors and seamstresses will look after your garments: They tailor, alter, sew, adjust, restyle, steam and quality control before your clothes are collected again and delivered back to either Front of House, stores in London or the home of a private client in London. To make sure quality standards are consistent, continuous quality control is in place.

Welcome to D&A!

Visit our studios to 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. 

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