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Seamsters and Tailors

Ann Hamilton Bridal


For brides who love Mom’s ’60s silhouette but hate the frumpy sleeves, this designer restores, resizes, and restyles vintage gowns ($600 to $2,000). Alterations from $350. By appointment only.

Dynasty Custom Tailors

6 E. 38th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-679-1075;

Brides who want a one-of-a-kind wedding dress hit up Joseph Ting for his sewing expertise and fashion savvy. Custom bridal gowns start at $850. Alterations go from $65. (good value)

Ellen’s Couture by Ellen Canali

445 Columbus Ave., nr. 81st St.; 212-496-8800;

A true sewing virtuoso, Canali prefers to take four to five months to sketch and create bridalwear but has spun out dresses in as little as five weeks. Gowns start at $2,200. Prices upon request.

Ghost Tailor

153 W. 27th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1100; 212-253-9727;

Jean Kormos makes about 20 one-of-a-kind wedding dresses a year. She also reconstructs heirloom gowns. Dresses start at $3,000; alterations at $50.

Guillermo Couture

237 W. 37th St., nr. Eighth Ave., 13th fl.; 212-366-6965;

Guillermo Molina crafts both traditional and edgy bridal gowns and tuxes. Gowns (from $4,800) take six to eight weeks; tuxes (from $3,200) take four to six.

Object Custom Tailor

68 Bond St., nr. State St., Boerum Hill; 718-596-2086

Clients come to owner Aaron Lett for bespoke suits (from $750). Tailoring, alterations, and repair services are also available and can be completed within 24 hours.

Sew Elegant

108 W. 39th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 903; 212-764-1701

Vera Wang alum Esin Kirmizidag is known for her exquisite tailoring skills and ability to re-create designer dresses. Tailoring and alterations are priced upon request.

The Wedding Dresser

45 Linden Blvd., nr. Bedford Ave., Ste. 4E, Flatbush; 347-743-8493;

Former Kleinfeld fitter Susan Ruddie is a full-service wedding stylist who makes house calls for fittings and to refurbish vintage dresses. Her team also does custom accessories.


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