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A Quick Blog for a Quick Fix – Express Alterations at The Zip Yard

  In terms of speed, and a quick fix, just how quick is a ‘jiffy’?* We hear these words spoken on a daily basis, ‘I left it until the last minute’. Those who have had this experience and used our service will know how quickly we can get our alterations done for a quick fix. At The...

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Top Inspiring Celebrity Alterations

Whether we like to admit it or not, we mere-mortals often look to celebrities for our style, fashion and beauty inspiration. In some cases, a brand only needs to be spotted on a celebrity once in public for it to immediately sell-out and become a must-have. The “Kate Effect” was the moniker famously given by...

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Independent.ie – Model Roz Purcell wears bespoke The Zip Yard design

Roz Purcell certainly upped the style stakes at Leopardstown Races Ladies Day yesterday in a Whistles number restyled at The Zip Yard into a bespoke one-shoulder design. Ladies Day at The Races is always an occasion that calls for unique, one-of-a-kind pieces in order to stand out from the crowd and catch the

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Blogger Ciara O’Doherty gives The Zip Yard her Review

The Zip Yard is a dedicated follower of fashion as the song says, but how does busy ol’ Zip have the time to keep up, amidst our daily tasks of smiling, greeting, thanking, pinning, consulting, thinking, planning, creating, and of course sewing we often wonder? How does one keep up? Well, thanks to a new...

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Dress for Success: The Zip Yard are your work wear alteration specialists

Like it or not you are judged in the first 30 seconds of meeting someone by your personal appearance. Remember your appearance is a non-verbal form of communication in this visually orientated world where people think “What they see is what is what they get”. So remember to dress for success! First Rule is to...

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Dresses, dresses, dresses & not a dress to wear

Every one of us gals has a closet full of dated dresses, right? How many times have we stood in front of our wardrobes staring blankly at a pile of frocks that haven’t seen the light of day in years? And how many times have we admired something on another woman, stirring thoughts of “Why...

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The Independent.ie Style Team Review The Zip Yard: Create your dream outfit at The Zip Yard

Top Independent.ie fashion writer Freya Drohan recently visited us in The Zip Yard in Dublin City Centre with a unique and stunningly beautiful outfit inspiration from Melbourne Fashion Week. Pictured below is the top model Ashley Hart wearing a stunning design by Willow, we can really see why it captured

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Alterations – The Curvy Girls friend

The staple of every woman’s wardrobe is a good pair of trousers along side the infamous pair of perfect jeans. They should be the easiest things to shop for, but in my experience as a curvy woman they are often the hardest to get right and shopping for the them often left me in a...

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Bridesmaid Alterations – Who says wedding season is over?

Here at The Zipyard Cavan it is always wedding season! We specialize in restyling , resizing and even making bridesmaid dresses. We employ the highest standard of dressmakers to make you feel at ease for your big day . And why leave out your bridesmaids? Whether you find it difficult to find a style or...

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Suit Alterations and Tailoring: The Importance of a Good Tailor.

Let’s face it trying to find something that fits perfectly is nearly impossible. Where ever you are on the weight or height spectrum your fashion options can be limited. You probably have a wardrobe full of clothes that you have never worn and you get frustrated when you go into stores and nothing fits so...

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