Weddings are among the most special days in someone’s life, and being a part of the event is quite an honor. Being a bridesmaid or groomsman is a high honor reserved for the closest people in a bride or groom’s life, and looking as good as you feel is important because these photos will be preserved forever. Part of looking the part is making sure your attire for the day fits well, which often means alterations. As wedding season approaches, we’ve rounded up a list of places in Essex County to get bridesmaids’ dresses and suits altered, so you can look perfect on the special day.
Arlene’s Bridal Salon | 606 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield
With purchase opinions for the bride, bridesmaids, mother of the groom, groom, and groomsmen, this bridal shop offers alterations on the premises for suits and bridesmaids’ dresses. Alterations take under two months to complete.
Bucco Couture | 218 Franklin Avenue, Nutley
This one-stop-shop for men’s suits was founded by Carmen Bucco, and the company can take a favorite suiting piece and clone it in a new fabric or alter it. Also, they offer bespoke suiting and read-to-wear options online, sending tailors straight to your home, helping to make wedding planning easier.
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Denim and Tailor | 303 Millburn Avenue, Millburn
You can ship your garments to this company, which specializes in denim, or drop them off at the brick and mortar location. Shipping your own garment requires you to measure them and pin them yourself – with the help of their how-to guide – alongside an invoice that can be found on their website. All work and tailoring are done within two weeks.
Jack’s Tailor Shop | 447 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
Jack has been in the business for over two decades and offers last-minute services outside of his storefront, which’s open from 9AM-5PM Monday through Friday, and 9AM-4PM on Saturday. The business offers tailoring for both men’s and women’s suits, as well as dresses and gowns. Dress transformation services are also available.
Moline-Kronberg Dry Cleaners | 225 Lorraine Avenue, Montclair
Since 1911, this full garment care specialist company has been dry cleaning, preserving, tailoring, and altering garments. The business offers services for gowns and dress shirts as well as more casual clothing and is open Mondays through Saturdays.
Rocco’s Custom Tailor | 55 Summit Avenue, Summit
Services at this company include custom suits, rack suits, and alterations for both suits and tuxedos, as well as custom alterations for women’s garments and bridesmaids’ dresses. The company has been in business for over forty years and is Summit’s top-rated tailor.
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Suits by Hipolito Pollantis | 344 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
With over twenty years of experience in the industry, this company offers alterations for both men and women, as well as designing and altering wedding dresses, groom suits, and tuxedos, as well as designing and altering bridesmaid’s dresses and groomsman’s suits and tuxedos.
Vesa Dresses | 187 Franklin Avenue, Nutley
This wedding-focused shop offers trunk shows for wedding dresses, as well as options for bridesmaids and mothers of the brides. Purchase dresses in-store, or have your bridesmaid dress altered by the company’s experts.