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Best Tailors In Atlanta

May 22, 2012 6:00 AM

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Finding the perfect shirt, suit, dress, top, skirt or wedding dress is only one small part of dressing for any occasion. Having your prized garment fit you like a second skin is another level of achieving personal style. That is why a tailor is so essential for any well-dressed person. These tailors and seamstresses in Atlanta will have you looking extra amazing all the time.
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John Pontello Tailoring
3664 Ponderosa Lane
Powder Springs, GA 30127
(770) 943-0251|
www.johnpontello.com

Hours: By appointment only

John Pontello, master tailor and fashion designer works exclusively by appointment only.  While he works from his Powder Spring studio, he has a bustling pick up and delivery service in the Metro Atlanta area.  Ladies, if you have a variety of garments that need tailoring, John recommends his “in house” service, ensuring he can tailor each piece to each heel height. Included in his fee for wedding gown alterations is up to four hours of wedding day assistance for the bride and her bridal party. Prices start at $10 for hems and move up according.

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Finest Reweavers
44 Broad Street NW
Suite 808
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 525 -1352
www.finestsreweavers.com

Hours:  Mon to Thurs – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri – 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

If you love vintage clothing, you know that repairs on older pieces can be hard and costly to make. Finest Reweavers specializes in these type of repairs; its number should definitely be saved in your phone.  Check out their website where they show photos of repair jobs: before, during and after. They can fix frays, tears, unravels and holes often in an almost undetectable fashion.

Related: Atlanta’s Best thrift stores and flea markets

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Clara’s Weddings & Alterations
7875-F Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30350
(770) 730-0255
www.clarawedding.com

Hours: Sun – By appointment only, Mon – 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Tues to Fri -10:30 a.m. – 7  p.m., Sat – 10 am – 4 pm

Most upscale bridal shops will offer alterations at its location, but they tend to be at a higher price then if you went to an outside seamstress or tailor. Clara’s Wedding and Alterations offers expert alterations for bridal gowns both designer or heirloom. In some cases, Clara, a master tailor, can let out a gown from 2-5 sizes depending on the construction of the dress. Additionally, Clara offers bridal gown preservation after your special day.

Related: Best Jewelry Stores in Atlanta

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Atlanta Alterations by Saint Marc 
1776 Peachtree Street NE Suite 410N
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 685-0774

Hours: Sun- By appointment only, Mon to Thurs – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fri – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Master Tailor Saint F. Marc owns Atlanta Alterations by Saint Marc and oversees highly skilled tailors adept at hemming a denim skirt or custom designing an Italian suit. It excels in custom made shirts available in 400 different fabrics for you to choose from.  Atlanta Alterations by Saint Marc offers excellent workmanship and a three week turn around for custom suits and four week for custom shirts.

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Hong Kong Tailors
5378 Buford Hwy
Atlanta, GA, 30340
(770) 458-8682
www.hongkong-tailor.com

Hours: Mon to Fri – 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sat – 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hong Kong Tailors offers all the standard alteration services expected, plus some very nice luxury services.  For example, you are given the option of having a tailor come to your office or home for personalized and private service.  Hong Kong Tailors also has tuxedo rentals appropriate for every semi-formal and formal occasion.  After you have a custom made shirt and suit made, you can complete your look with some fully customizable made shoes in the finest leather possible.

A Parsons School of Design trained Fashion Designer turned Fashion Journalist, Alicia Edwards is the founder of AliciaStyle, under which she reports fashionable happenings, conducts celebrity interviews, does wardrobe consulting and will help you find your personal style. Alicia’s work has appeared on Examiner.com, Type F, Kouture Magazine and other outlets. She was recently named an ACE contributor for a pilot program between Examiner.com and CBS Local. Alicia currently resides in Atlanta, GA. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.


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