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Clothing Repair & Alteration

Clothes Alterations for Men

Fit is the single most important part of looking good in your suit. Without fit, even the richest man in the finest vicuña-cashmere blend suit comes across more as a rube than a rake. And short of having a suit-custom made specifically for your measurements, you will always have fit issues with any off the rack suit purchase. Making that off the rack suit fit you perfectly requires a few alterations.

The Three Alterations Every Suit Needs:

1. Sleeves Shortened

Many off the rack suits have sleeves that are many inches too long. Ideally, you should allow 1/4″ to 1/2″ of shirt cuff (known as “linen”) to show when you rest your hands at your side. In most people, this equates to having the suit jacket end at the bump on the pinky side on your wrist, where your arm meets your hand.

2. Pants Hemmed

Normally, pants on off the rack suits are unfinished and run about 38” long – too long for anyone to wear. You must have these hemmed.

3. The Waist and Seat

This is an area where you have a little wiggle room. Manufacturers will often leave a seam allowance in both the waist and seat so that you can have them let out for more room. Having them taken in is no issue as well.

Just make sure that they are sitting on your waist and not low riding…these are not jeans guys, don’t wear them the same way

Women's Clothes Alterations

Many gowns need at least some sort of alteration, but keep in mind that your alteration issues can vary greatly, depending on where you got your gown and how many changes need to be made. But if your expectations are in order and you go to the right seamstress or tailor, you should be ready for your wedding day with a gown that fits flawlessly.

No matter where you purchased your gown or dress, you can bring it to us to ensure that perfect fit. The premier alterations house, Russian Tailor is where a dress becomes your dream gown.

 Custom Tailoring

We offer Bespoke Custom, Made to Measure, Customized Off the Rack and Favorite Clothing replication Services.

At Russian Tailor, we strive to provide clothing of top notch quality at very reasonable prices and excellent customer service.

Our Motto? excellent quality, efficient service, superb workmanship and great value! Our Mission? to provide real solutions to ill-fitting off the rack clothing for all!

For Women, we offer custom tailored bridal dresses, skirt suits, pantsuits, blazers, shirts, dresses and evening wear that is fully customized to individual tastes.

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