The Zip Yard keeps its finger on the fashion pulse

Zip Yard franchise
Zip Yard Garment Alterations

The premiere alteration boutique in the UK for clothing.

Request information
Read more
Published on

The Zip Yard has been looking at the way young people are choosing to dress and tracking changes in recent trends

The Zip Yard has been offering its opinion on how fashion has changed in recent years in an article for the Irish Independent.

The clothing alterations franchise doesnt just offer its customers a speedy service that can make a baggy jacket or snug pair of trousers fit properly within 48 hours. Its expert seamstresses can also up-cycle old garments, breathing new life into tired or dated items by reworking them into a completely new piece of clothing. So, its important that the Zip Yards head office keeps its eye on the ever-changing trends for womens clothing to give its tailors plenty of ideas on how to reinvigorate unflattering items.

Caroline Wallace, MD of The Zip Yard, explained how fashions focus has shifted when targeting the younger generation, adding that greater emphasis is now placed on comfort and ease of wear. She says:

"Comfort is key. Workwear and evening wear essentially need to be as comfortable as a tracksuit. We've noticed a definite shift towards a wearability.

She added that womens fashion has also begun to reflect societys move towards being less defined by traditional gender identities.

"In the past, we would have referred to that type of dressing as androgynous. Fabrics are more voluminous, shoulders a statement, be they sharp and futuristic or raglan and relaxed, and waistlines are worn higher and pleated. It's all about ease and relaxation."

The move towards more relaxed tailoring has been led by top designers gracing the catwalks of international fashion weeks, reflecting the younger generations desire to stay comfortable while still looking chic. And, with more than 20 locations across the UK and Republic of Ireland, if youre inspired to give your tired old clothing an on-trend makeover, The Zip Yard will turn your unloved items into something amazing.
 

Other recent news
Did you enjoy this article? Please rate this article
Be the first to rate this article
These articles may interest you

Franchising 101: The Complete Guide to Franchise Costs in the UK

If youve ever considered running a franchise, the first thing that probably comes [...]


BECOME A FRANCHISEE

Top 4 Perfume Franchises in the UK

If youre interested in being a part of the fragrances sector, you might be wondering [...]


FOCUS ON BUSINESS SECTORS

Top 12 Most Profitable Franchises Under 20K

If youve always dreamed of starting your own business but didnt think you could [...]


CHOOSING A FRANCHISE

Point Franchise Infographic

Franchising in the UK in 5 statistics! Are you thinking of becoming your own boss [...]


TRAINING AND FRANCHISEE SUPPORT

Top 9 Dessert Franchises in the UK

As Brits, were famous for our love of cake especially when its washed down [...]


FOCUS ON BUSINESS SECTORS

0 Comments

post a comment

The Comment will be public. If your are interested by this Franchise, please fill out your personnal details on the request information form.

Characters remaining: 250