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Fashion Fails – Because Why Not?

It’s getting close to the middle of the summer and we thought we’d try to lighten the mood a little for those of you whose holidays are long gone or are waiting to depart. What a better way to do it than to make fun of our industry with some hilarious Gifs. It’s like what...

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Man wears heels for the day and fails!

So it’s finally been proven, women have it much harder that our male counterparts. Proof is in the pudding as they say. Watch and weep (with laughter) below as this guy try’s to wear heels for the day and fails miserably.

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Culottes – Are They On The Way Back?

Okay ladies, I know when we think of Culottes we have flash backs of our mothers and grandmothers summer suits in peaches, tans and pale blues, however they are back in for Summer 2015! I remember my own mum wearing some very smart culotte suits to work in the 80’s which still hang in her...

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Summer Festival Fashion – Are You On Trend?

The summer festival season is well upon us at this stage but we get asked by girls all the time to restyle a garment for them to wear to the weekend festival. So, we’ve decided to give you our top trends for this year’s Summer Festival Fashion. Let’s be honest, it’s not something that you...

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The Zip Yard – Summer Trends 2015

Summer is here and here at The Zip Yard we are looking into swift re-styling ideas to fast forward us into lengthy summer days of summer trends. With denim featuring largely on the runway this season it’s time to stand out from the fashion pack and inject new life into old denims by experimenting! With designers

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A Quick Blog for a Quick Fix – Express Alterations at The Zip Yard

  In terms of speed, and a quick fix, just how quick is a ‘jiffy’?* We hear these words spoken on a daily basis, ‘I left it until the last minute’. Those who have had this experience and used our service will know how quickly we can get our alterations done for a quick fix. At The...

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Top Inspiring Celebrity Alterations

Whether we like to admit it or not, we mere-mortals often look to celebrities for our style, fashion and beauty inspiration. In some cases, a brand only needs to be spotted on a celebrity once in public for it to immediately sell-out and become a must-have. The “Kate Effect” was the moniker famously given by...

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Independent.ie – Model Roz Purcell wears bespoke The Zip Yard design

Roz Purcell certainly upped the style stakes at Leopardstown Races Ladies Day yesterday in a Whistles number restyled at The Zip Yard into a bespoke one-shoulder design. Ladies Day at The Races is always an occasion that calls for unique, one-of-a-kind pieces in order to stand out from the crowd and catch the

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Blogger Ciara O’Doherty gives The Zip Yard her Review

The Zip Yard is a dedicated follower of fashion as the song says, but how does busy ol’ Zip have the time to keep up, amidst our daily tasks of smiling, greeting, thanking, pinning, consulting, thinking, planning, creating, and of course sewing we often wonder? How does one keep up? Well, thanks to a new...

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Dress for Success: The Zip Yard are your work wear alteration specialists

Like it or not you are judged in the first 30 seconds of meeting someone by your personal appearance. Remember your appearance is a non-verbal form of communication in this visually orientated world where people think “What they see is what is what they get”. So remember to dress for success! First Rule is to...

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