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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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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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Remodeling your Summer Clothes for Autumn Fashion

The sun (or lack thereof on our sometimes grey island) is slowly fading and autumn is fast approaching. Time to say goodbye to your summer wardrobe for another year and haul out your warmer clothes for Autumn Fashion? That does not have to be the case with a little help from The Zip Yard. For...

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Tailoring for Autumn Winter 2014

Ok peops autumn is upon us and winter is on the way! I for one am delighted and excited. You really can’t beat the cooler months for modelling a totally tailored look. Great fitting trousers & skirts worn with shirts, sweaters, jackets and coats can create a perfect capsule collection.  Teaming separates to

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Restyle and Re-Trend your way to winter style

Okay, so we know it’s still summer time here in Ireland but……autumn and winter are on the way. As any stylish girls knows, you need to be prepared! With this in mind the annual closet clean-out begins. This year instead of discarding your summer clothes to the attic or giving them to a sibling or...

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We are your Debs Alterations Specialists at The Zip Yard!

Here at The Zip Yard we find ourselves in the midst of debs season and of course whats is on everyone’s mind only – Debs Alterations. Every year trends change from all over sequins to simple silhouettes to chiffon and lace and tulle, oh my! Don’t worry, whatever style you choose, we’ve got you

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Racing season is upon us!

Whether you go for the more relaxed style or all out glamour The Zip Yard are here for all your alteration needs. Did you know that Racing season is upon us and tweed is making a big comeback this year? I’m sure many of you have a few pieces  in your wardrobes that may be...

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Courtney Smith uses The Zip Yard’s Vintage restyling service

Top Fashion Stylist Courtney Smith has long been a customer of ours here at The Zip Yard. She always has some eclectic and unique pieces to revamp, restyle or even mend (like Courtney’s favourite piece, a vintage animal print kimono which we regularly repair invisibly for her here in South Anne Street: Read about it...

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