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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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The Debs Experience From Hell

The eventful (or sometimes dreaded) deb’s season is almost upon us and you deserve to look and feel amazing for your big night! Who knows, you just might be going to your debs with your future hubby??   Whether you’re a first time debs go-er, a debs regular, or a parent of a debutant, all...

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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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Winter Rumblings

Winter out, Summer in please, we know all about winter rumblings. But here’s an idea for those of you most organised and fashion focused. Why not delve into your dressing rooms and see if last years winter coat will make it to A/W2014. Is it too shabby to be chic? Can you save your duffle...

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Channel 4’s “This Old Thing” does The Zip Yard Thaaaang

Are you obsessed with Channel 4s latest new TV show with Dawn O’Porter? We can’t get enough of “This Old Thing” (Click here for info). But guess what? This is old hat (pardon the pun) for us because remodeling garments is our daily grind at The Zip Yard. Some of our favourite work is up...

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10 Celebrity inspired Alterations to make Petite frames look Taller

Ok curvy girls move over, we might be small but us petites frames have plenty to dress about. So we weren’t blessed with bountiful bosoms or hour glass gorgeousness but we can  look & feel sexy. Don’t be fooled, just cause we are skinny doesn’t mean we look good in everything. Like our curvy

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Tit for That..

Tit for that, we know it’s a little shocking but read on for enlightenment. Guess what ladies, Big Busts are Back ! Well that’s what  the fashion powers that be are saying anyway.  Fear not, we at The Zip Yard know exactly how to incorporate these into the curvy gals wardrobe with some well placed

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