Alterations are part of a perfect fit for most formal wear, therefore we offer an in house fitting and alteration service.

Appointments are required for the initial fitting and you are advised to bring your shoes and underwear/ bra of choice in order for the fitting to go ahead. The garment is steamed and finished ready to wear and take home for the final fitting.

All our all our seamstresses have the experience, skills and knowledge to perform alterations to the highest standards. Specialising in all wedding dresses, evening gowns, ball gowns, prom dresses, cruise wear… in-fact all formal wear.

Swanky Rags customer price examples;

Shorten Hem, full length gown:

  • A-line dress satin/jersey £15 – £20 dependant on number of fabric layers
  • Chiffon dress £10 – £30 dependant on amount of material and number of fabric layers
  • Tulle ball gown £35 -£50 dependant on number of fabric layers

Side seam take in:

  • bust area £20 –  bead dresses by quotation

Other area from £15:

  • Shorten shoulder straps from £10
  • Replace standard zip £15
  • Make zip back into corset back £40