Isn’t it the worst when our absolute favorite pair of shoes breaks, or that one perfect pair of jeans gets a hole?! When we find that perfect article of clothing, we always want to make it last as long as possible! Never fear: we have made a list of our favorite clothing and shoe repair shops in Dallas so you can salvage your favorite pieces for as long as possible!
Updated July 2019
Setting a new standard in the world of alterations, Edit is here to help with everything from a simple denim hem to a garment recut. They take pride in their quality tailoring, fair pricing, and immaculate customer service. Much of their pricing is listed on their website, so you’ll be able to get a sense of the cost before you even go in for your consultation! Additionally, Edit has a program that allows them to give back to the community; they’ve partnered with local charities so that if your consultation leads to a closet overhaul, you can donate your clothes to those in need.
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Deno’s of Highland Park is the go-to Dallas shoe repair shop! Whether you need to fix hiking boots or dress shoes, Deno’s will get you taken care of. It’s a family owned and operated business that has been around since 1960 and they use only the finest materials; they definitely know what they’re doing! Don’t throw your favorite pair of shoes away. Instead, take them to Deno’s and they’ll be as good as new.
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TAILOR SHOP DALLAS
Owner Orlando Morales says that tailoring is not just a job for him; it’s a passion. He believes that everyone should feel confident in their clothing, and makes sure that each of his clients leaves his shop feeling satisfied with their alterations! Before opening his beautiful shop in the Design District, he was the alterations manager at Barney’s New York here in Dallas. The Tailor Shop has been recognized by Details Magazine and by CityVoter.com for their quality work.
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Harry's Tailor Shop
Harry Papas, master tailor and owner, apprenticed for his brother for eight years before opening his shop in 1985. In addition to specializing in men’s and women’s alterations, he also works with commercial brands including J.Hilburn, Lululemon, Versace, J. Crew, and many more! Not only that, but he specializes in leather alterations as well. Harry has been recognized by both D Magazine and D CEO Magazine. Note that alterations at Harry’s must be paid by check or cash only!
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Don’t let the name fool you -- OK Alterations is far more than just OK! They really do it all: clothing alterations, leather repair and reweaving, monogram and embroidery, and custom-made home decor. From clothing alterations, to bridal shower gifts, to everything in between, OK Alterations is here to help you. They’ve been serving the Dallas area since 1987 and don’t plan to stop any time soon!
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HONG KONG TAILOR
While this tailor, located in Casa Linda Plaza near Lakewood, might fly under the radar with no website or social media presence, it makes up for it with its consistent 5-star reviews across Facebook, Google, Yelp, and Mapquest. Rumor has it the owner, Kathy, can fix any piece brought in, and does it with the best care and quality. She’s even built a reputation of having customers come back year after year, or driving across town just to take their clothes to her!
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This shoe repair shop is a hidden gem in a strip on Oak Lawn! Don’t let appearances deceive you, though; Kosta Dino’s does high quality work on any type of shoe. The service is top-notch and everyone who works there is always friendly. If you need things back on a timeline, they can often accommodate that as well; just let them know ahead of time! The next time you’re thinking about getting new shoes, be sure to take them to Kosta Dino’s first to see if they can fix them up for you.