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A Guide to Bridesmaid Alterations July 30, 2019

Midtown East, Manhattan
A Guide to Bridesmaid Alterations, Manhattan, New York

Weddings are important events and can be incredibly meaningful, especially for the wedding party. Thus, it’s crucial to look and feel your best. Don’t let a loose dress or sagging straps make you uncomfortable during the ceremony. If you’re a bridesmaid, here are a few ways a tailor can alter your dress so it fits perfectly. 

Why Get Alterations?

Clothing alterations ensure your clothes fit well, keeping you looking your best and preventing attire mishaps on your friend’s big day. Further, you can save money by buying items that don’t fit perfectly but can be easily altered. 

What Are Some Common Types of Alterations? 

tailorThe hem of a skirt refers to the length at the bottom of the dress and how far it comes off the ground. If it’s too long, you may trip over it while walking or dancing. If it’s too short, it may not flatter your body. A tailor can change the length of the skirt to match your height. During the preliminary sizing appointment, bring the shoes you’ll be wearing to the wedding so the hem can be adjusted accordingly.

Many bridesmaids alter the shoulder straps. They are often too small for various body types. As a result, they may slide or bunch up in an unflattering way. A tailor will bring the straps in and tighten them to hold the dress comfortably.  

Finally, a tailor can take in the sides of the dress, creating a snug fit that accentuates your figure. To loosen the waist, you can have the sides drawn out. 

 

When you need bridesmaid dress alterations, contact 6 Avenue Tailor. They provide custom alterations and clothing repairs, including rush and same-day services. This Midtown tailor has served Manhattan residents for over 30 years and can help you look and feel your best for every occasion. Contact them today by calling (212) 593-1925. Visit them online to learn more about their services. 

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