Welcome to Alteration Express
Location & Current Visiting Information
We are located at 342 N. La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood, California.
We are currently open and still operating under the shelter in place retail guidelines. Due to Covid-19, we will only allow 1 guest. We would like to ask you to please wear a mask to your appointment and at all times while inside our shop. This is to ensure the safety of all our clients and staff.
Our Tailoring Team
Alteration Express can handle all of your tailoring needs. We always want all of our customers leaving with the perfect fit!
Examples of our services include:
- Hem pants, coats, dresses and skirts
- Repairing tears and holes in pants and jackets
- Making of faux or real buttonholes on the sleeves of jackets
- Pleats removal from slacks or pants
- Raising or lowering coats or jackets armholes
- Creation of side vents or center vent on a jacket
- Replacement of leather, velvet or suede elbow patches
- Shortening coat sleeves from the entire length or shoulder of a jacket
- Altering the factory original hems on jeans and pants
- Replacement and repair of all kinds of pant and coat linings, pockets and zippers
- Taking in of the jeans waistbands for those with smaller waist
- Shortening sleeves
- Addition of a hidden snap in case of a gaping blouse
- Addition of a little strap or snap for bra straps
We realize that we are always on the run and tailoring our clothings is the last thing on our minds in a pinch. If you are in need of last minute tailoring we are here to help.
We offer same day service for most of our tailoring services. Bring us your garments in the morning and we will have them ready by end of day or sooner!
We are so honored that you will allow us to be part of your big day! You’ve spent all that time searching for the “perfect dress”, you said “yes to the dress” and now it needs to fit like a dream. That is where we come in.
When possible, we prefer to have 6-8 weeks prior to your wedding for your first fitting ( we can go faster if needed). The alterations process may take 2-3 fittings which we will schedule at your first fitting. Please bring your exact shoes you plan to wear!
New Bride Appointment Request – 45 minutes
New Bride Appointment 2 Dresses Request – 1 hour
Follow Up Fitting Request – 30 minutes
Follow-Up Fitting: Dress at Alterations Express – 45 minutes
Consultation Request – 45 minutes
Measurements Request – 30 minutes @ $35
Alteration Express is a team of tailors led by Irene. Each of the ladies has a specialty from high end women’s fashion to bridal alterations. Irene began her journey working for high end customers from the Pacific Palisades before moving to the Beverly Hills area. Her customers followed her and she began attracting the attention of local stores such as Armani and Neiman Marcus. They began referring their high-end clients years ago. Bridal shops such as Kinsley James and Sarah Seven also refer her services.