Alterations & repairs - The Vintage Guide To London
The concierges of world renowned London hotels, Claridges and The Berkeley, have divulged their secrets on where to find the best services for caring for your vintage garments. This article is brought to you by the concierge of one of the most prestigious 5 star luxury hotels in London, The Berkeley.
The concierges of world renowned London hotels Claridges and The Berkeley have divulged their secrets on where to find the best services for caring for your vintage garments. This article on vintage alterations is brought to you by the concierge of London 5 star hotel The Berkeley.
Need the hem of your Fifties skirt taken up? Got a slightly moth-eaten Thirties dress in need of a few holes darned? Want to replace lost buttons on your smartest Forties shirt? Need someone to save your very favourite vintage piece from being retired to the back of the wardrobe?
If you need your vintage altered, a zip fixed, a hem taken up or maybe a replica copy of your favourite vintage piece that’s just too fragile to wear, then get in touch with Splendid Stitches, a specialist vintage alteration and repair service for mens and womenswear.
Lindsay Rodham, aka The Lady That Does, provides a personal alteration and repair service specialising in vintage clothing. Based in Walthamstow, East London, Lindsay’s clients come to her for a cup of tea and to discuss in detail how they’d like their garments fixed and changed. If Walthamstow is a tad too far you, can also drop off your vintage at the regular Clerkenwell Vintage Fair, where Lindsay is the resident clothes doctor.