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Who we are

The Fitting Room on Edward is Queensland’s largest and most trusted suit alterations tailor. Our specialty is the alterations and styling of men’s suits.

We are re-inventing the alterations industry. Instead of being the traditional seamstresses tucked away in a corner, we are the first alterations business in Australia to promote dressing well. We arm clients with the knowledge of what their shape is, how a suit should fit to complement their style and boost their confidence, and how they should look after their suits to maximise their investment.

Previously known as Brisbane City Clothing Alterations,  we are an award winning second generation family business,  with a team of eight tailors and two stylists.  Dozens of major suiting retailers choose The Fitting Room as their partner tailor for clothing alterations and repair, including Ermenegildo Zegna, Hugo Boss, Mitchell Ogilvie, and dozens more.

Download The Fit Guide – How to look good in any suit. 

Clare - Director

Clare Sheng took over her mum’s small clothing alterations service in 2011, after a career as a community pharmacist. She grew the family business into a seven-figure business. It is now the largest independent alterations tailor in Queensland. Clare was awarded the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Young Business Person award, 2017 Small Business Champion Award in Fashion, and most recently received a double nomination in the Lord Mayor’s Business Awards, in the Business Innovation Category, and the Young Business Person Category.

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Mylene - Store Manager/Stylist

Mylene (pronounced Mee-Lan) has been in the clothing alterations and manufacturing industry for over 25 years. Originally from Mauritius, she is a grandma to a beautiful toddler girl and loves to have a good laugh. Mylene also loves a challenge; no alteration is too big or too small for her. Whatever the problem, Mylene will find the answer and help you look your best.

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Madeline - Fitting Assistant

The first thing you will notice about Madeline is her infectious laughter. A bit of a jack of all trades, she has a background in fashion design, customer management and even conveyancing. When she is not busy planning her next overseas adventure, you will find Maddy reading and talking about the when the next season of GOT is coming back on.

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