Do your bit for the planet and get your fashion fixed instead of throwing it away. These clothing alteration services in Hong Kong can mend and change your clothes so that you're always looking fly
Whether you’re looking to reshape an item from a vintage clothing store, take up some on trend jeans from a high street fashion brand, or make some changes to an evening gown for a special event, you’ll need a good tailor to get the most out of your clothes. Luckily, we are big believers in getting more from our wardrobe here at Honeycombers Hong Kong and have put together this guide to the 5 best clothing alteration services in Hong Kong. If it’s broke; fix it!
1. Il Sarto
For guys who pride themselves on looking sharp, Il Sarto not only crafts beautiful suits and shirts, but offers a really good clothing alteration service too. Just drop off your piece, let them know what needs to be fixed, and their in-house tailor will take care of the rest.
Tip: If you’re not looking for a fully custom-made suit, shop a pre-made one from Zara, Topshop or Marks & Spencer and then have it perfectly tailored to fit.
Find out why Il Sarto is also one of our favourite tailors in Hong Kong.
Il Sarto, 172 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2815 3336
2. Perfect Dress Alteration
Located smack bang in the middle of Central, drop your clothing off during your lunch break and have it back ASAP thanks to Perfect Dress Alteration. You can trust them to take in dresses, let out trousers and do simple jobs like hemming or taking up cuffs too.
Tip: Vintage fashion lovers! Have you ever found the perfect dress with just a minor detail you don’t like? Get imaginative and think about how a cool dress may look shortened or with the neckline changed. You’ll have a truly unique new addition to your wardrobe.
Perfect Dress Alteration, Unit 201, Melbourne Plaza, 33 Queen’s Road Central, Central, 2522 8838
3. Mitty Fashion Alteration
Another popular spot in Central for clothing alteration services is Mitty Fashion Alteration. They do good work on small jobs, but don’t take on bigger projects.
Tip: Want to give new life to an old piece of clothing in your wardrobe? Think about switching out the buttons on an old shirt to new contrasting colours and you’ll have a new fashion situation on your hands.
Mitty Fashion Alteration, 5/F, 74 Wellington St, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2523 8786
4. Wonderful Alterations
Another option in Melbourne Plaza is Wonderful Alterations. We like their prompt service and professional advice when it comes to taking in clothing. Have a conversation with their tailors to find out how long the job will take and how much it will cost.
Tip: If you’re favourite jeans have been worn to death and are coming apart at the seams, get them to a tailor who can craft them into your new fave denim mini for summer.
Wonderful Alterations, Unit 136, Melbourne Plaza, 33 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2849 3366
5. Hong Kong Manhattan Tailor
Here’s a quality bespoke tailor for those who live in Kowloon. Hand-picking quality fabrics, Hong Kong Manhattan Tailor deals with everything suit-related from top coats to shirts and even accepts online orders.
Tip: jeans are actually meant to be tailored, as there’s no way brands can fit every body perfectly with their limited sizes. If you have this idea in mind, you won’t get so frustrated while shopping for your new fave piece of denim. See the potential in a pair that fits in some places and not in others, then imagine what a tailor can do to fit them perfectly to your body!
Hong Kong Manhattan Tailor, Unit E, G/F, Mercantile House, 186 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2302 0728
Top Alterations (CLOSED)
If you’re looking for convenient clothing alterations from a business near the Mid-Levels escalator, then try Top Alterations. They’ll fix suits, dresses, trousers and more starting from just $100.
Tip: Jeans are actually made to be tailored, as there is no way brands can fit every body perfectly with limited sizes. If you go in with this idea in mind, you won’t get so frustrated while shopping for your new fave piece of denim. See the potential in a pair that fits in some places and not in others and imagine what a tailor can do to fit them perfectly to your body!
Top Alterations, 21/F, Man On Commercial Building, 12 Jubilee Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2947 2881