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Do you need tailoring & alteration support for your project, event or any other occasion, please do get in touch with us to discuss!

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WHAT BRIDES SAY 


 

I can’t thank you again for everything you did for me and my dress. It fitted perfectly and made my day even more magical! I wanted to show you some pictures from the day! S.P. August 2019 

Hi B&A, I would just like to say a huge thank you for your patience in altering my beautiful dress.  It fitted perfectly on the day and I had so many compliments. A.P. May 2019 

 

 

 

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Design & Alter

There are so many different ways of how to bustle your wedding dress. We will advise you of what works best to make your dress manageable for the evening party. #bridalservices #bustle #bridalalterations #weddingdressalterations #londonbride #londonwedding #weddingdance #beautifulbride #beautifulbridetobe #londonwedding2020 ...

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This beautiful sequin #pacorabanne lace party dress is a great alternative for the evening. It is fun and definitely a statement! #adifferentweddingdress #bridalalterations #alterationspecialist #weddingdress #partydress #londonbride #fashionablebride #stylishbride #wedding2020 #londonwedding ...

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#lfw2019 House of Holland Catwalk. We loved this suit and thought it would be a great alternative to a wedding dress. #amazingoutfit #alternativebridal #individualbride #alterationspecialist #bridalalterationsspecialist #weddingoutfits #londonbride ...

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The Perfect Fit is most important for the wedding dresses. Being in the spot light all day and feeling totally at ease adds the confidence you need to truly enjoy your special day. This is why it is important to have bridal wear altered professionally. Our fitters and bridal tailors have years, decades of experience to make sure you will look your absolutely best! #professionals #professionalalterations #bridalterations #bridalalterationspecialist #londonweddings #londonbridetobe #londonbridetobe2020 #perfectbride #perfectweddingdress #perfectweddingday #weddingplannerlondon #stylishbride ...

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Lowering the armhole and shortening the straps is one of the simple bridal alteration but can have a big effect on the fit of the wedding dress. #bridalalterations #weddingdress #alterations #bridetobe #londonbride #londonwedding #bridetobe #londonweddingdresses #bridalstyle #bridalstylist #engaged #gettingmarried2020 #gettingmarried2019 ...

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There are multiple ways of how a wedding dress can be managed through the day. One of the options is a hand loop. It is a simple solution and will make your life a little easier on your wedding day. #bridalalterations #bridalalterationsspecialist #weddingdresss #londonbrides #londonbridestobe #gettingmarried2019 #gettingmarried2020 #beautifulbride #londonweddings #weddingday #weddingdressalterations ...

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‘She likes her wedding dress!’ Eva is just about to arrange Susete’s train and veil getting her white gloves on to make sure the dress stays spotless. It was such a pleasure helping you to create the wedding outfit you wanted. Thanks Susete! @susetepires #bridalalterations #beautifulbride #londonbride #wedding2019 ...

10 2

Filling in tailor dockets to capture the tailoring time is part of the tasks in the workroom. Wedding dresses come in so many different styles, finishes, fabrics and constructions that alteration charges can vary. This is why we charge by time at a rate of £60+Vat per hour. #bridalalterations #london #londonbride #bridalwear #bridetobe2020 #highquality #alterationspecialist #londonservices ...

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Bride & Alter – bridal alterations – bridal restyling – wedding dress alterations – made-to-measure and bespoke bridal wear – restoring and restyling of vintage bridal wear

 

Bride & Alter, sister company of Design & Alter is one of London’s leading bridal tailoring and wedding dress alteration services based in Battersea. Having established our profession for over 20 years, we are a dedicated team of highly skilled and experienced fitting consultants, seamstresses, tailors and dressmakers trusted by London’s leading bridal designers with their wedding dress alterations. We carry out:

 

  • Wedding dress alterations
  • Bridal alterations
  • Bridal garment alterations
  • Couture bridal alterations – hand finish
  • Made-to-measure and bespoke bridal tailoring
  • Restyling and restoring of vintage bridal wear
  • Mother of bride dress alterations and tailoring
  • Bridesmaids’ Dress Alterations 
  • Groom suit alterations and tailoring
  • Jacket alterations and jacket tailoring
  • Trouser alterations
  • Shirt alterations

Latest News

Wedding Dress Restyling – Case Study

Wedding Dress Restyling – Case Study

    Case Study - Restyling of a Family Heirloom   One of the bridal projects we looked after last year was the restyling of a beautiful wedding dress the bride's mum had designed for her own wedding about 30 years ago. The dress was too small and out of...

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Offer: All Bridesmaids & Your Bridal Family

Offer: All Bridesmaids & Your Bridal Family

  All Bridesmaids & All Members of Your Bridal Party receive a 25% Discount on their Alteration Charges      Getting married ... does not mean that only bride and groom have to look fabulous on the wedding day! To support your wedding...

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Bridal Shoes & Accessories

Bridal Shoes & Accessories

  25% Discount on Alteration Charges for all Members of your Bridal Party If you have your wedding dress altered, tailored or restyled with us. Any member of your bridal party is invited to have their wedding clothes altered with us and benefit of a 25% discount on...

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Bridal Sample Dresses

Bridal Sample Dresses

             SHOPPING AT BRIDAL SAMPLE SALES ...and how to choose a bridal sample dress with your budget for alteration costs in mind. We currently take many bookings for brides who have been lucky and bought their beautiful...

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Bridal Vintage

Bridal Vintage

  Can I alter a Vintage Wedding Dress? Can I restyle my Mum's Bridal Dress?     We regularly restyle vintage and family owned wedding dresses. It is always a pleasure to be involved in this very special process. We advise brides in how they...

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Bridal Alterations – Summer Promotions 2018

Bridal Alterations – Summer Promotions 2018

25% DISCOUNT ON BRIDESMAID ALTERATIONS  FREE FITTING CONSULTATION FOR THE BRIDAL FAMILY: Mother of bride, groom and any other family members who need their wedding garments altered  We are in the middle of our bridal season and our tailors are busy but we would like...

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What is the most common style mistake a bride makes?

What is the most common style mistake a bride makes?

VERA WANG, on weddings Nina Garcia, Editor-in-Chief at Elle interviewed Vera Wang for her 'The little Book of Style' about weddings. We think this is great advice for any bride and therefore would like to publish it on our B&A Blog. Q: What is the most common...

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Bridal Trends and Alterations

Bridal Trends and Alterations

THE IMPACT OF BRIDAL FASHION TRENDS ON BRIDAL ALTERATIONS. Bridal dress trends are often greatly influenced by iconic, memorable gowns of celebrities like Grace Kelly in the 50s or Princess Diana in the 80s. The upcoming Royal wedding in May this year will...

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Bridal Alteration Costs

Bridal Alteration Costs

  WHY IT IS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO GIVE REALISTIC ESTIMATES FOR BRIDAL ALTERATION COSTS OVER THE PHONE WITHOUT HAVING SEEN THE GARMENT. We are often asked to estimate wedding dress alterations - over the phone - but giving an 'unseen' quotation for an alteration is...

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The Art of Fitting

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?” The answer is: “A tailor does not necessarily need to be a fitter but a fitter needs to be a tailor and much more than that.” Fitters need...

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