5 Fashion Alteration & Repair Services To Know

Anyone who has good style will tell you having your clothes properly altered – not to mention repaired and professionally cleaned – can make the world of difference when it comes to how they look and how long they last. But the time, effort and money involved can sometimes be a bit of a turn off. Fortunately, there are now a range of online platforms promising to eliminate the faff – be it collecting your dry cleaning from home or offering same-day alternation services. Here are the names to bookmark…

Clothes Doctor 

From as little as £6.50, Clothes Doctor will carry out any repairs and alterations to your clothes remotely. Simply send pieces in a jiffy bag and usually around a week later, they’ll send them back exactly as you’d expect. If you’re interested in learning how to do your own repairs, the site also offers sewing starter kits with plenty of video tutorials to walk you through the process. 

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Design Blender 

Ever wanted to reinvent something in your wardrobe? Design Blender will do just that – offering a bespoke service that allows clients to bring in an existing piece, the site’s clever seamstresses will work to turn it into something more modern, breathing life into older clothes that might otherwise end up thrown away. There’s also a selection of pre-loved and repurposed pieces available to buy on site, offering a more unique and sustainable way to shop. 

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Jeeves of Belgravia 

Having held a royal warrant since 1980, you can be sure your clothes are in safe hands with Jeeves. With a complimentary pick-up and delivery service (which is also bookable on their website), they promise to clean, alter and restore some of the most treasured pieces in your wardrobe – from jackets to dresses and even shoes and bags.

Visit JeevesOfBelgravia.co.uk

I Hate Ironing 

If you need something cleaned or altered fast, I Hate Ironing serves almost all areas of London with a convenient collection and drop off service that can be booked online. What’s more, if your items are collected before 10am, they’ll drop your dry cleaning back the same evening, with repairs and alterations also taking as little as 48 hours. 

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The Wardrobe Curator 

Located in southwest London, The Wardrobe Curator does more than just clothing alterations – with over 30 years’ experience, founder Julia and her highly skilled team will visit your home and take anything that needs altering, remodelling and repairing, so your wardrobe is as functional and hard-working as it can be. If it’s good enough for the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Elle Macpherson (whose glowing testimonials you can read on site), it’s probably worth it. 

Visit TheWardrobeCurator.co.uk

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