Cocktail Dress Alterations

Cocktail Dress AlterationsWith over 35 years of experience, we have established ourselves as Manchester’s leading specialists in Cocktail Dress Alterations and Restyling. Whether your Cocktail Dress plain or embellished with beads, our highly trained seamstresses will work on your dress until it fits you perfectly. Our alterations experts specialise in delicate and luxurious fabrics and materials that are overall not easy to alter. That is why we believe that only experts, like ourselves, should be trusted to perform such delicate work. Our skilful and talented seamstresses can perform any type of Cocktail Dress alterations from shortening a plain hem to completely restyling a heavily beaded Cocktail Dress. By making your dress fit you flawlessly, our dedicated specialists will ensure that you look chic and elegant in your Cocktail Dress. These are just some examples of alterations our seamstresses can carry out on your Cocktail Dress:

Below are just some examples of the work we perform:


  • Take in or Let out Cocktail Dress sides

  • Narrow Cocktail Dress shoulders

  • Shorten / Lengthen Cocktail Dress

  • Shorten / Lengthen Cocktail Dress Straps

  • Reshape Cocktail Dress neckline

  • Replace Cocktail Dress Zip

  • Restyle Cocktail Dress

  • General Cocktail Dress repairs



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Why Choose Us?

Alterations Boutique Manchester has over 35 years of experience in Cocktail Dress Alterations. If your Cocktail Dress needs shortening, taking in or restyled our alterations experts can help. Our wealth of experience combined with meticulous attention to detail allows us to perform Cocktail Dress alterations of any complexity. Whether you are attending a special event or a Ball, our experts will help you achieve the best fit for your Cocktail Dress. Our talented seamstresses have the expertise to perform any type of alterations and work with any fabrics and materials including silks, lace, chiffon and organza. While we will happily undertake any simple alterations and repairs we specialise in complex alterations like dress restyling and resizing. Our highly trained and meticulous seamstresses will make sure you look chic and elegant in your perfectly fitted Cocktail dress. Whether your Dress is multi-layered, strapless or floor-length our alterations experts will undertake any type of alterations or restyling on your Dress to create the most precise fit. 



Alterations Boutique Manchester is a British tailoring company with a comprehensive insurance policy that covers your garment whilst it is in our possession.  


The Team 

All our seamstresses are fully qualified to perform alterations and dressmaking. Despite being already qualified, there is ongoing regular training to help the team master their skills.



We believe in charging our customers fair and reasonable prices, therefore, we undertake regular research to ensure our rates are moderate. Our Fair and Reasonable Price policy means that our customers receive the best possible service and outstanding quality workmanship, without having to pay premium prices. Please book an appointment by clicking on the link above or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.