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The Zip Yard Gets Indo Write Up

Last weekends Irish Independent (www.independent.ie) business section saw The Zip Yard’s co-owners Don Wallace and Caroline Wallace get an al encompassing write up from former presendential candidate, Sean Gallager, in his weekly column. Don and Caroline told Sean how they plan to keep moving in challenging

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The Zip Yard Ireland get a mention on RTE’s website

As part of our ongoing national campaign to spread the word about the work that we do here at The Zip Yard, we were delighted t see that RTE’s website ran a story about us titled “The Zip Yard’s Clothes Remodelling Service”! The article exlains exactly what we can do here in The Zip Yard...

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Alterations: Putting the Style Back in Plus Size

Plus size , curvy woman enjoy shopping just as much as anyone else,  Although many high street shops and websites like Dorothy Perkins, Evans, New Look , Asos and Mango have begun to realise the potential profits in catering to the  curvy fashionista;, the choice of well fitted plus size clothing still remains

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Alterations Provide Reliable and Quick Solution to Outfit Problems

Celebrities instantly achieve a global social status that gets them invited to exclusive dinners, red carpet events, charity auctions, and, in some cases, even at a U.N. assembly. Given the sheer publicity that each of these outings give them, it only makes sense for them to prepare how they will dress for the

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Clothing Alterations Improve the Way People Dress Themselves for Life

A lot of people have discounted clothing alterations as merely an additional cost to maintaining their wardrobes. After all, why recycle an old item by resizing it, when you can just buy a brand new one? The problem, though, is that not everyone can afford to just go on a shopping spree for every time...

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Ever wonder why clothes look so perfect on celebs and not on you? We have the answer!

Ever wonder how celebrities always seem to look perfect in jeans, tees, skirts and pretty much EVERYthing? How come everything fits THEM perfectly yet the rest of us are yanking up the gaping waistband of our jeans or battling with a skirt that keeps riding up? How come even a relatively curvier celeb like Kim...

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Retrend without the Spend

How often do we see references to Spring/Summer or Autumn/Winter trends? Magazines littered with the next big craze. Websites and blogs all alluding to the hottest fashion furor. What is all this commotion and how does one keep up? It seems we have just gotten our puzzled heads around studded shoulder

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Quick Bridal Gown Alterations and Other Ways to Reduce Wedding Costs

Your wedding will undoubtedly be one of the most joyous moments of your life. Unfortunately, the expenditure attached to it will certainly be enough for you to let loose a few sighs and groans along the way. After all, Irish weddings are becoming more and more expensive with each passing year. Here’s our

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God save the jeans

It is the age old story where our most beloved jeans become most worn before we know it, making their way to the rubbish bin while we mourn their previous bottom lifting potential and therefore we say “God save the jeans”! Fret not! Once again we are here to salvage your civvies. We endeavor to...

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Be Inspired to fall in love

Have you ever been in LOVE? Well I have,and i’m not talking about any man! This dress stole my heart, love at first sight. What do you think, can we be inspired at the Zip Yard to recreate this wonderful frock? Here is our version. We didn’t think it was possible but we’re in love...

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