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Best Dressmakers in Barcelona

Written by Heather B

With so many mainstream shops all over Barcelona, it’s sometimes easy to overlook all the local, independent dressmakers that we have in the city. But if you research a bit, you will discover that Barcelona is full of talented designers and seamstresses who still use traditional practices to produce the highest quality clothing on a daily basis. So if you’re looking for a dressmaker for a special event or just need someone to make some alterations to an outfit or garment for you, ShBarcelona has found some of the best dressmakers in Barcelona.

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La Yaya Costurera

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Located in the heart of Gracía, La Yaya Costurera is a modern dressmaker with traditional practices. They specialize in tailoring, alterations, and dressmaking for several different types of garments and uniforms. They are also available to work alongside you and your company to complete short projects or build a long-term working relationship.

Address: Avinguda de la República Argentina, 9-11

Sew Behind

These English-speaking dressmakers specialize in custom wedding dresses and formal wear. Sew Behind also offers services in costume design, tailoring, and alterations. They even offer sewing classes if you’re interested in improving your sewing skills. They don’t publish their address online, but to find out more about their services, drop them an email at or contact them through their Facebook site.

Address: Carrer de l’Argenter, 3, 08003 Barcelona

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Bel y Cia

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Founded in 1842, Bel y Cia is a well-established name in the dressmaking industry. The company offers bespoke, made-to-measure clothing of all types, from suits, tuxedos, and formal wear, to casual wear and custom design for men and women. Since the invention of “ready-to-wear” clothing, the bespoke dressmaking industry has suffered greatly. However, Bel y Cia takes pride in their tailoring and strives to continue the tradition of producing “made-to-measure,” high-quality clothing for each individual client.

Address: Passeig de Gràcia, 22

Iona Smith Scott

Based here in Barcelona, Iona Scott Smith is an English-speaking dressmaker offering a range of garments and accessories, both custom-made and ready-to-wear. Her line includes lingerie design, swimwear, crochet, costume design, and accessories. Iona is particularly recognized for her hand-made, bespoke crochet pieces and she is also available for custom projects and one-off garment design and fitting. Contact Iona via email at to set up an appointment.

Oscar H. Grand

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Opening up his store in 2001 in the heart of El Born, Oscar H. Grand takes pride in producing bespoke and unique garments for his clients. With a large selection of fabrics and materials, the dressmaker makes fine, high-quality suits, shirts, coats, jackets, and even belts. Grand has had a long and interesting journey in the fashion industry, and producing bespoke garments allows him to harness his talent into crafting the finest outfits.

Address: Barra de Ferro, 7

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