Suit Alterations

For Suit & Shirt Alterations In Manchester City Centre, Look No Further Than James Personal Tailor & Son

Professional alteration service, carried out by expert bespoke tailors to your ‘ off the peg ‘ suit. We can make amendments to your suit to ensure that it not only fits perfectly, but looks good too. 

This service is on a professional one to one basis, if you have made an appointment, the person who you speak to whilst pinning your garment up will be the person working on it. In busier times and when you have not made an appointment, this may be done by a different member of the team.

We don’t rush the pinning up process (which is key to getting the fitment correct) and can discuss in detail what you would like the garment to look like once altered.

Wedding suits need to look perfect on the big day, so we offer an appointment service for wedding party to come in for an alteration and check over of key areas to give the off the peg suit that best possible look on your big day.

Please click on the side pages for more in detail list of what type of work can be done to your suit, jacket or trouser.

Below is a video explaining what type of jobs can be carried out to your suits, jacket and trousers.

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Below is a typical tapering of the jacket body, looks so much better after the work was carried out.

Much more tailored fitment.

Below is another video showing a real world example of the process of slimming down a suit for you.

If its a high end designer like Armani, Kooples, Hugo Boss we have lots of experience with these makes, also if you have a cheaper suit from a company like T.M Lewin, Zara, Topman etc… please don’t be put off by bringing this into us for alteration work. We are not a snooty tailors at all and every suit has its price point, if its every day work suit or that special one for your wedding, all are treated equally with the highest quality workmanship.


Shirt Alterations

Quick talk over what type of alterations you can do to your shirt.

We also alter Barbour quilted jackets and coats, below Michael discusses in more detail.

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