Neiman Marcus Alterations Experience / Quality / Opinions

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Quiglejm, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. Quiglejm

    Quiglejm Member

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    Jun 16, 2013
    Hi Everyone! I sniffed around on SF but couldn't find much information about the quality of alterations at Neiman Marcus. I purchased a second hand Neiman Marcus Burberry Blazer that fits great in the shoulders but has a waist that is about 3 inches too big. I called Neiman Marcus, and they said they'd be happy to do the alterations for me since the jacket was originally purchased at Neiman Marcus.

    My question is whether that type of alteration (taking in the waist) would be better handled by a well-regarded tailor (I live in Manhattan, so many options here) or by the Neiman Marcus in-house tailor. I don't yet know the price of the alteration at Neiman Marcus, so I'm more focused on the anticipated differences in quality. The blazer is a solid wool dark navy (no pattern) with a single vent.

    Greatly appreciate any information and opinions!!!
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2013

  2. wing8tesqw

    wing8tesqw Well-Known Member

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    Oct 26, 2011
    The one in san diego sucks. They always go with classic fits. So if you want a super trim drop, you may be in for a hot discussion. The alteration is free if you paid full retail.

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