Common Types of Dress Alterations

The way your dress fits is exactly what makes it so fantastic. This is why dress alterations are so common; to ensure the perfect fit for each individual. We are all unique and that means we are a variety of different shapes and sizes. Whilst dress designers try to cater for this, more often than not, a few tweaks from a seamstress can really make all the difference. Many women also change shape ever so slightly, between the time they purchase their outfit and the day of the event itself. Below we have shared some common types of dress alterations that you might require before the big day.

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The Perfect Dress for Any Shape

No matter what your body shape, we can promise that there is the perfect dress waiting for you. With such a variety of different body types out there, we have dresses to cater for them all! So whether you’re pear shaped, hour glass, broad shouldered, apple shaped or straight and lean, whatever your figure… there is a style that will extenuate it, in just the right way.

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Coordinating and Complementing the Other Mother

If so, you’re probably wondering about the other Mother’s general involvement with the Wedding and of course the all important outfits.

What’s the best way to tackle the potential clashing of dresses, or getting under each other’s feet during the planning process? Well we’re here to help make a few suggestions about the various areas of concern.

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Sash Dresses

The sash has been cutting a bit of a dash around the waists of men and women throughout history.

The term actually describes a ribbon or a band which hangs either over one shoulder or runs around the waist and really adds a bit of pomp and elegance to your wedding outfit or special occasion dress.

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Bow Wedding Outfits

In the fashion world we have been coming to bows as a trimming treat to dresses and hairstyles throughout history.

In fact bows have always been quite fanciful finery. In well-loved fairytales the heroines such as Cinderella or Alice in Wonderland would often be seen with a dainty bow in their hair. They are girly-twirly as well as flouncy and fun. 

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Bolero Jacket and Wedding Outfits

The bolero jacket, originally a Spanish short coat worn by men, is now firmly established as a cover-up to complete an outfit, as well as an ideal way to keep stylishly warm when there is a nip in the air.

This dainty little cropped coat, which is, if you want the proper definition, actually a short, open jacket which doesn’t reach the waist, has been gracing the female form for well over a century. Back in the 19th century there were a few similar short jackets making their mark, known also as a Zouave or Eton.

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