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Old 03.06.2012, 15:28
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Suit - Blazer - Jacket Alteration

I have lost considerable weight, about 40 lbs since a year

Very happy to get rid of my old clothes and buy new ones.

However, there are few expensive Suit - Jacket, around 500 CHF+ which I do not have the heart to throw away.

Back in my home town, its not an issue to get it altered.

Does any1 know how can I possibly get it altered here in Switzerland. It would be such a help to get those Jacket fitting me all over again while looking like I do not have trouble climbing stairs
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Old 03.06.2012, 16:07
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I doubt any tailor (in Switzerland) will be able to offer you a economical feasible solution as they have to tweak your suits quite a bit due to your massive weight loss.

I had a few pair of nice pants altered to fit my new slim, tight and extremely nice looking body after loosing about 8 kg.

After the "refitting" they looked like sh!t on me as it looked like there was room for a semi-full diaper at the back. They all went straight into the trash bin.

However, I had them altered in Singapore by two Indian tailors but maybe the Swiss ones but more effort into the job.
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Re: Suit - Blazer - Jacket Alteration

All dry cleaners know somebody that does alterations.

You don't say where you live, but there is a good tailor here,
http://map.search.ch/ostermundigen/waldheimstr.1?poi=verkehr

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All dry cleaners know somebody that does alterations.

You don't say where you live, but there is a good tailor here,
http://map.search.ch/ostermundigen/waldheimstr.1?poi=verkehr

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Great, not close to where I live, but I will be going to Bern sometime this week so will check it out.
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Re: Suit - Blazer - Jacket Alteration

exact details,

Aurelio
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Oberdorfstrasse 34
3072 Ostermundigen
Phone: 031 931 21 50
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Re: Suit - Blazer - Jacket Alteration

Thanks a lot for this info.

I will be ringing the shop today itself

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Re: Suit - Blazer - Jacket Alteration

Be careful tho- I took my jacket in for a fitting (not even a major one, just sleeves and slight bringing in) and the local dry cleaner/tailor buggered it up but good.

Now I am at week 3 of trying to get them to remove the strange sticky-up roll of fabric between my shoulderblades.

Makes me miss my tailor in Shanghai
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Be careful tho- I took my jacket in for a fitting (not even a major one, just sleeves and slight bringing in) and the local dry cleaner/tailor buggered it up but good.

Now I am at week 3 of trying to get them to remove the strange sticky-up roll of fabric between my shoulderblades.

Makes me miss my tailor in Shanghai
U bet, the asian counterparts, especially in Mainland and Hongkong are just too good. I once was in HK for a business trip and wondered if I can ask for the guy to stitch me a suit in 10 hours coz I was leaving the country and 9 hours later, he was calling my hotel to let me know I can pick it up.

I recommend him to any1 who is in HK, he knows his stuff and works real fast and accurate.

Here, I am going to make it as sure as I can that it is not going to mess the Jacket up, I rather wait 6 months to go back home and fix it rather than keep my fingers crossed the whole time.
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