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Tailoring Price List

I’m often asked how much it costs to get a suit – or other basic menswear items – tailored. The answer? Well, it depends. Alterations and tailoring services vary depending on the tailor, their location and the quality of their services.

However, if one thing is certain, it’s that the cost associated with alterations is always money well spent.

Here is a general price list for common suit jacket/blazer, pants and shirt alterations.


Jacket sleeves shorten from cuffs £22
Take in/let out centre back £15
Jacket shorten hem (men) £30
Shorten sleeves from top £35
Reline jacket (from) £75
Shorten sleeves (women) £25
Jacket side seams with lining £25
Close vent £12
Take in/let outside seams £20
Shorten shirt sleeves or lengthen £20
Make darts £15


Trousers shorten with tape £15
Shorten hem and hand finished  £15
Trousers new zip £20
Replace front lining £20
Take in or let out seams £25
Take in waist, seat, and fork £25
Take in jeans waist £15


Coats hem shorten with lining £45
Reline coats or jackets (from) £120
Coats take in/let out with lining £35
Lengthen sleeves £35


Take in shirts side seams £20
Make darts £15
Shorten shirt sleeves or lengthen £20
Turn collar £15


Shorten/lengthen with lining £35
Dresses take in/let out lined £25
New concealed zip £20
Take in bodice to waist/hips £22
Shorten straps £12
Replace elastics £8
Make darts £12
Hook & eye £2


New zip with lining £15
Shorten with lining £15
Skirt shorten/lengthen £25
Take in / Let out waist with zip £23
Take in / Let out waist to hips £20
New zip/ concealed zip £20

Evening Wear

Take in with lining £30
Shorten thin straps £15
Take in side seam with zip in dress £25
Shorten evening dress with lining  £25
Shorten hem evening dress with lining £35


Take in armhole & sides seams £20
Shorten sleeves £20
Replace buttons £1.50