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What to Wear at British Social Events

  WHAT TO WEAR  'The occasion is special and dressing for the occasion is an important part of the race-day experience'. This is the message with which Ascot Racecourse introduces one of the highlights of the British Social Events, the annual Royal...

Supporting ReTweed, supporting women and tailoring

    Have you heard of ReTweed?  Design & Alter supports an inspiring award winning initiative in Scotland   ReTweed is a social initiative based in Eyemouth on the Scottish border supporting women. In a save environment...

Shopping for signature pieces and why you need them

Shopping for signature pieces and why you need them ...    Let us tell you this is not only valid for female shoppers Are you the type who buys clothes in quantities? Preferably in the sale? Sometimes wondering whether you might ever wear them? Or are you the...

Front of House – where we are fitting your clothes

D&A Front of House - when you come from Queenstown Road station - outside and inside - upstairs and downstairs. A spacious and comfortable space, our fitting consultants will look after you whether your clothes need to be altered, restyled or a garment being made...

Crazy about Quality in Clothing Alterations

Or the 100 ways of altering clothes ‘D&A' aims to maintain the original finish  We are crazy about quality in clothes alterations. Tailors and seamstresses at Design & Alter aim to maintain the integrity of the original garment, promoting the style, proportion...

Fitting Advice

The Perfect Fit Difference  Take the time to double-check - does your jacket fit you well?    Whether it was mentioned by Mark Twain or Shakespeare we always knew 'The Apparel makes the Man'. This phrase is more current than ever - for men and women. Every life...

Free Re-styling & Fitting consultation

Do your clothes still make you feel good? Take advantage of our Free Styling & Fitting consultation throughout Autumn 2016 for all returning customers and refer to ‘Loyal to the perfect fit’ Allow us to assist you in understanding your wardrobe, helping you to...

D&A VIP Alterations for Gucci Cruise 2017

GUCCI CRUISE 17, 02nd JUNE 2016, WESTMINSTER ABBEY, LONDON Earlier in June, Gucci’s Creative Director Alessandro Michele launched the inspiring Gucci Cruise 2017, the first commercial event to have ever been presented at Westminster Abbey. Design & Alter were...

The Art of Fitting

The Art of Fitting  We regularly get asked the question: “What in fact is the difference between a fitter and a tailor?” In your clothes fitting appointment you will be looked after by one of our experienced fitting consultants. They will take your measurements and...

The Difference a Tailor can make

The Difference a Tailor can make Nowadays fashion is short lived and tailoring of bespoke garments becomes the exception. Companies manufacture everyday-clothes off overseas by cheap labour. Therefore, alteration charges in relation to the cost...

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