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Not Your Year for a New Coat?

Winter is just around the corner, and we all know what that means–time to break out the winter wear!! A nice winter jacket can mean big bucks, so here are some ways to update your existing outerwear wardrobe instead of shopping for a new coat this year!

You’ll save hundreds of dollars while keeping a well loved garment in your closet–The Tailor Maid says it’s a win-win winter idea!!

Take a look at a few great examples of taking these dated winter jackets and transforming them into current fashionable pieces!

Removing bulk and large trendy pockets, along with streamlining the fit and adjusting a hem length can make all the difference in the world!

Adjusting large shoulder pads and shortening a jacket hem has totally transformed this blazer!

Come in to The Tailor Maid today and we’ll tailor your winder wardrobe to perfection!

See you soon!

–TTM

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We Like Lace!

Lace seems to be everywhere this season…and The Tailor Maid isn’t complaining! Possibly the most chic and feminine embellishment to date, it’s no surprise that this delicate art form has made quite the comeback on ready-to-wear garments and accessories this year.

When styled correctly, lace can completely change the look and attitude of a garment. The Tailor Maid is prepared to keep you in style by adding lace to your favorite looks…take a look at this plain cardigan and note the transformation!

Before…


A little lace, and you’ve got a whole new look! This cardigan is now feminine, chic, and completely unique!

…After!

Come into The Tailor Maid today and see what garments of yours we can hem, alter, and now decorate with lace!

We’ll see you soon!

–TTM

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Head back to school in style!

It’s the mooost wonderful time of the year!

It’s back to school season! First things first– it’s likely that the kids’ new school clothes are going to need a little tweaking.

Pleated skirts, khakis, and new jeans unite, for you all will probably need a little love and tailoring! Stop into The Tailor Maid this fall to make sure your kids’ skirts are the right length and their pant cuffs are perfect!

And The Tailor Maid even has an express service for those last minute fixes!

Now that the kids are off to school, let’s focus on your wardrobe!

Fall is one of our favorite times of year; the change of the air, the introduction of the latest season’s fabulous new footwear, and the holidays now right around the corner!  Fall is a great time to not only add some great pieces to your wardrobe, but to also revamp some of your looks from last season!

At The Tailor Maid, you probably know that one of our favorite things to do is restyle older or out-dated garments. Our blog and website feature many transformations of our restyled pieces, relining projects, and outfit make overs–take a look for some restyle inspiration!

If you have something in your closet that you love, but is a bit out-dated or could use some freshinging up, bring it in to The Tailor Maid and let us work our magic for you!

Need some wardrobe assistance? One of The Tailor Maid’s expert fitters will come to your home, go into your closet, help decide what to keep, restyle, or donate.

We’ll help you find those great gems that exist in your closet, discard whatever pieces just aren’t working for you, and lastly, help you update your favorites by tailoring any new pieces to perfection  and helping you work them into your wardrobe.

Call us or stop by for more information!

You don’t have to toss all of last season’s looks and completely restock your closet–let’s be real, most of us can’t afford that anyway.  A few new buys, some restyling, and some expert tailoring will give you a posh and polished look for the new season!

OOooh! One more thing! Sign up for our newsletter to receive great coupons and fashion tid-bits.  This month, save 20% off school uniform alterations! (Please print and present this article to receive 20% off your school uniform alterations!

One discount per customer please. Good through 10/31/2010. Express Service is excluded from this offer.)

We’ll see you soon!

–TTM staff

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