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Found the perfect dress?

We'll ensure that whatever the style or fabric

Your dream dress will look perfect in every way

or maybe looking to create or adapt one


Our consultation hours have changed. We are open on Thursdays, Saturdays, and selected weekdays.
Fittings & consultations are by appointment only. Email to book. To cancel, please call us on 020 7498 4360. 
We continue to wear face masks to ensure clients’ and staffs’ safety. Can we kindly ask you to also wear a mask when you come for your appointment? Please read our guidelines.


Whilst face masks are not mandatory any longer, we continue wearing them to ensure our customers’ and staffs’ safety and comfort. So can we kindly ask you to also wear one when you come for your fitting appointment? We appreciate your support.

#facemasks #FreedomDay #normality
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Choose the right dress for your body shape - for a pear-shaped body we recommend an A-line, a ball gown, or an empire-cut bridal gown to bring out your best and keep alterations to a minimum.

#bridalalterations #weddingdressalterations
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A shoulder veil is such a beautiful bridal accessory that elegantly complements your bridal look. Are you looking for a special piece to enhance your strapless dress? A shoulder veil might be it! Our experienced team is here to discuss your ideas. Get in touch!

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This season we see brides regularly making a very conscious decision of buying a preloved wedding dress. #consciouswedding #secondhandbridal #prelovedbridal #weddingdressalterations #savetheplanet
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Getting married soon?
We make face coverings that match your wedding dress.

#bridal #bridalfacemasks #individualbride
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Contact Us




Bride & Alter has partnerships with many bridal designers and stockists in London. Are you interested in working with us? We tailor our services to your needs. Please get in touch with our team to discuss further.




‘Bride & Alter were wonderful – amazing work on my wedding dress and they made the whole process enjoyable and calm. Would highly recommend.’


‘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!’ 

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Design & Alter

Latest News

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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Made to Measure

Made to Measure

BRIDAL MADE TO MEASURE This beautiful wedding dress will be travel all the way to Australia to be worn for a sunshine Christmas wedding.

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B&A-specialised bridal alterations and tailoring

B&A-specialised bridal alterations and tailoring

IN THE MEANTIME … at Bride & Alter – our bridal specialist Marie expressed her valuable advice in an editorial of  ‘Your London Wedding Magazine’ addressing the question ‘what to do being pregnant and needing to make sure that your wedding dress will fit you on...

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Wedding dress alteration and bodyshape

Wedding dress alteration and bodyshape

LETS EMBRACE IT! Rather than wanting what others have, perhaps thinking we would be happier if we had it, we should all embrace what we have! This applies especially to our body shape – flatter and make the most of what you have by carefully choosing what you wear –...

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Because there are so many different types of bridal shoes and heel heights, please make sure you will bring your bridal shoes for your fitting appointment! OR – if you have not bought them yet, bring shoes which have the same heel height you are planning to buy. It is...

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The English Social Season

The English Social Season

THE ENGLISH SOCIAL SEASON “Do you have your outfit ready?” The weather might not always be what we are wishing for, but we have the marvellous and perennial British summer events such as: Royal Ascot 16 - 20 June Wimbledon 29 June - 12 July Henley Royal Regatta 1 - 5...

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Bride & Alter

Bride & Alter, the sister company of Design & Alter, is one of London’s leading wedding dress and bridal alterations services, based in Battersea. Having established our profession for over 25 years, we are a dedicated team of highly skilled and experienced fitting consultants, seamstresses, dressmakers and tailors trusted by London’s leading bridal designers with their wedding dress alterations.

  • 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

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