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For enquiries, alterations and costs, or to arrange appointments, please email reception@designandalter.com

 

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OFFERS

Bridesmaids & Bridal Party

 

We offer free consultations to brides to discuss wedding dresses before they buy. The consultation aims to help to make the right decision in terms of buying the dress for your body shape, your type of wedding, and staying in budget with alteration costs.

 


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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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

Promotion: 25% Discount for your Bridal Party

Promotion: 25% Discount for your Bridal Party

  PROMOTION - SEASON 2020! 25% Discount on Alterations of Bridesmaids' Dresses and outfits of all members of your Bridal Party!  Whether it is the mother-of-bride or groom, the father-of-groom or any other guests, we offer this fantastic promotion, a 25% discount...

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Wedding Dress & Bridal Restyling

Wedding Dress & Bridal Restyling

    Restyling & Updating of a Family Heirloom     The Project This season we have looked after some challenging but rewarding bridal projects. One of them was a bridal gown the mum of the bride-to-be had designed for her own wedding 30 years ago. The ivory ball...

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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

THIS OFFER HAS ENDED - NEW PROMO 2020!  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...

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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 Design & Alter has a powerful team of professionals consisting of tailors, fitters, seamstresses, dressmakers and specialists in almost all fields of clothes. We regularly get asked the question: 'What is the difference between a fitter...

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