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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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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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Guest Blogger: MyStyleMyKey writes a The Zip Yard Review

Award Winning Irish Fashion Blogger MyStyleMyKey is one of the next big bloggers on the Irish and European Fashion blogging scene. So naturally, we were delighted here at The Zip Yard when he wrote  a great piece on his blog to review his experiences in The Zip Yard Ennis where he is a regular customer....

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The Final Hurdle of the Debs Alterations Season

We are down to the last couple of weeks to what is an intense Debs season in our The Zip Yard alterations boutiques nationwide (https://www.thezipyard.ie/store-locator/).   So what better to showcase than some of the outfits we have worked on over the past few months in debs alterations season. From

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Bring on the Baby Bump

Congratulations all you gorgeous geese awaiting your little duckies, or as we call it…the Baby Bump.  You are currently glowing and radiant in anticipation of your beautiful new arrival but we want to make sure your clothes are looking just as fab as you. Ah those glorious moments when you are so excited and

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Tulle, le do thoil!

Are you thinking Ballerinas and Wedding Veils? Well these are what this fabric was traditionally used for but has since hit the catwalk after becoming a must-have for all fashion crazy girls. The great news is that Tulle comes in various colours and lengths. Top designers are showing just how trendy Tulle can be.

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MISUNDERSTOOD FABRIC……..BURLAP

From shipping to home wear and finally the wardrobe, Burlap has stood the test of time and for me is the most versatile fabric in the world! Typically used to store potatoes/grains and rice because of its amazing ability to absorb moisture. Burlap or also known as Hessian originated in Eastern Asia in the 19th was

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