All these dresses and garments have been custom made in our studio in Covent Garden from a sketch or a picture to the final product

Recent projects



Rachel’s dress July 2023- bespoke design in silk and ostrich feathers 



Charlotte’s bespoke dress July 2022

photo @isophoenix

In The Critic April 2022


   ‘As you sort, establish what requires rescuing by way of shoulder pads, or a trip to Liberty’s button department. It is a source of wonder what can be achieved with mass tat via a tenner discharged in the latter. I take any vaguely troubling rig-outs to the eponymous heroine of Covent Garden’s Carmen’s Tailoring Studio to have them expertly fitted (from £15, 

Carmen is not only the genius the world’s fashionistas trust to restyle their most exorbitant concoctions, she will even be frank when something requires no adjustment whatsoever. She also provides sewing lessons at £50 an hour. But, alas, I myself am beyond redemption’ 

Recreated this red number from Crocodile Dundee for gorgeous Imogen 

Red Evening dress

Bespoke lace and satin dress for Eudie

Vintage dress restored and for sale online


Our office

tailors London alterations

Made to measure Missoni knitted fabric dress

Bespoke velvet cape for Dag


Bespoke velvet jacket for Graham

Made to measure jacket   bespoke jacket  

Natasha's dress: we decided to add a shoulder scarf at the last fitting

bespoke wedding dress  Bespoke wedding dress

With Big Narstie- we made all outfits for Big Narstie show season 3

Big Narstie at Carmen's tailoring
bespoke shirt

bespoke shirt


Our version of a Chanel dress 

chanel style dress

with Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer

Silk taffeta dress with lace petticoat 2019

bespoke silk dress

Silk satin wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses made 2018

silk satin wedding dress 

made to measure

Wedding dress made having a picture for inspiration

made to measure wedding dress

Silk dupion dress , bespoke design

silk dupioni dress

Oyster wedding dress featured in Rock N Roll Bride 


bespoke wedding dress

Vinita's dress

wedding dress alterations

bespoke wedding dress

Custom wedding cape for Gabriella

custom cape  custom wedding cape 

tailor London
wedding cape


Celine 2012

wedding dress made to measure

custom wedding dress  

alteration tailor London

Daniela's wedding dress following a picture

wedding dress  

seamstress London


wedding dress tailor

Jenny's wedding dress bespoke design 2015 featured in Rock and Roll Brides magazine

silk taffeta wedding dress
tailors alterations London
wedding dress bespoke

Polina 2013 - a bespoke long silk crepe dress following customer's sketch.

made to measure

Polina's custom made dresses 2015

dressmaker London
dress copy
vintage dress alterations
Vintage dress

Jade's dress in silk dupion

dress copy

Aisha's dress-bespoke design

bespoke dress
white bespoke dress

Aisha's jacket-copy after a picture

made to measure jacket

Bespoke design in silk dupion

wedding alterations

best tailor London

Catherina's dress-bespoke design

wedding dress alterations
made to measure wedding dress
vintage wedding dress
vintage wedding dress
best wedding dress tailor

Custom printed fabric made into a dress( actual photo of the owner's cat)

best tailors

Projects for students

student project dressmaker
fashion student seamstress
fabric manipulation
carmen's tailoring studio
bespoke dress
women's tailor
dress copy
dress copy

Sophie's Liberty print jumpsuit

Liberty print jumpsuit

Briana's dress following a vintage design

vintage wedding dress
vintage wedding dress

Victorian dress

victorian wedding dress
made to measure dress

Bridesmaids dresses with Swarovsky crystals

bridesmaid dresses

Using beaded fabric

tailor Covent Garden
bespoke designs

Chiffon and lace wedding dress

wedding alterations
made to measure dress

Graham's cape

wool cape bespoke


Wedding dresses


bespoke wedding jumpsuit 

wedding dress tailor



Working with velvet


Copying a vintage dress

Bespoke designs

Cancer research outfits produced by us 2009

cancer research

Our own collection of one of a kind and limited edition garments

  Dokia jacket

silk top

Our studio