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Bridal Altrations

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Wedding Dress Alterations

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, so by extension, your wedding dress is the most important (and expensive) piece of clothing you will ever wear. Ensuring proper fit is the best way to make you feel confident on your exceptional day.

Whether you purchased your wedding gown from a high-end bridal boutique or online store, found it in your grandma’s attic or got it at a local vintage shop, we’re here to tailor your dress to a perfect fit.

Aside from fit, our experienced tailors can make whatsoever modification you desire from adding sleeves to a strapless dress, shortening a wedding dress without affecting the decorative hemline, swapping a zipper for a lace corset back and more.

Located in the heart of Toronto, on trendy Queen Street West, 3rd Floor Tailors is pleased to provide personalized and uncompromised high-quality tailoring and wedding dress alterations services for all our brides.

Our designers and tailors work with each bride one-on-one to listen and understand her needs. As a result, you will get a perfectly fitting wedding dress with all the desired details and accessories such as veils, boleros, sashes, and belts.

Size Adjustment

Most wedding gowns require professional adjustments for a customized and perfect fit. Our professional tailors can adjust anywhere on the garment while ensuring the general design of the piece is preserved.

Vintage gown alterations

Do you want to preserve a family gown to be enjoyed by future generation? Or maybe you want to wear a family wedding gown but it requires care?

We have a wealth of experience with vintage wedding gowns. We would restore the original beauty, create a fantastic modern-day dress from your vintage gown and turn it into the piece of your dreams.

Zipper Repairs

Broken zipper? No worries! You can trust us to repair or replace the zipper. Our experienced tailors have no problem even with a hidden zipper in unusual fabric.


Whether you want your dress to change your dress from floor-length to knee-length or otherwise, we can handle your needs. Hemming requires an expert touch.

Strap Adjustment & Additions

Regardless of whether you want to remove, add or adjust straps on your wedding dress, we are here for you.

Altering the Neckline

The neckline of a wedding dress plays a pivotal role in defining its overall look and style.This goes both ways as you can decide to have your neckline opened or close.

Taking In / Letting Out on The Hips and Waist

Whether it’s gently taking in or letting out to accommodate your curves, we work with meticulous care to ensure your dress complements your figure flawlessly.

Taking in Around the Chest

Although this alteration is a little bit trickier, our tailors can make this alteration to ensure your dress is perfect.

Any Other Special Alteration

There is a lot we can do on your wedding dress. Be it a fuller hem, adding lace or even a big train. We are up to the task.Our tailors can perform even the most challenging wedding dress alterations and repairs. We treat your dress with care while paying close attention to every detail. Get in touch with us for superior bridal dress alterations.

Wedding Dress Alterations FAQ

On average, you should plan at least 3 fitting appointments for your wedding dress alterations. Is some cases you might need even more. Wedding dress is the most important part of your special day. And your gown alterations process isn’t something that you want to rush. Depending on complexity and material the process can take from 2 weeks to 3 months to get it ready.

Before giving you a rough estimate for price and timeline we’ll need to see you in your wedding dress at our studio. Your garment alterations price depends on the complexity of the work needs to be done. For some services we charge fixed prices, for other – hourly rates. So overall total budget will be the combination for all of them.
Usually, we can alter down a wedding dress one or two sizes. But in some special cases, especially, when you cannot find the exact size of your preferred wedding dress, it is possible to take down even more. Your dress could be recut and/or reshaped to take more than three sizes in and our tailors will to their best to keep the original design. As for the making dress bigger and altering it up for few sizes – it is also possible. First, we must check if seam allowance is enough to let the gown out a little bit. If you need more than one or two sizes and there is no allowance, then again, our designers and tailors can reshape and recreate the dress with the help of additional materials.
Don’t plan your wedding dress alterations too early because wedding stress might make you to lose or gain weight and you’ll end up with the wrong fitted dress. Also, don’t postpone the alterations for too long, as we may be able to get everything on time. Best advice is – contact us as soon as you have your dress, and we will give you proper timeline based on difficulty of your requested alteration.