June 6, 2011 7:19 AM Subscribe
I need someone to copy a dress without taking it apart (preferably in NYC, but I'll consider shipping it!)
I am not great with fashion and clothing - in fact, I had to hire someone
to dress me for work! But I have one really lovely dress that I wear to formal events that makes me look like a million bucks. It's brown silk, with a rather complicated ruching-type pattern in the front.
Every time I wear the thing, I worry it will be the last - the dress is five years old now, and starting to show signs of wear. I'd love to bring it to someone, and have them make me a bunch of new dresses with the same pattern! I'm willing to drop some bucks on this, I just want my original to be returned to me safely and without holes. I don't want to lose the original in the process. I've Googled the heck out of custom tailors (all seem to be men's, in my area) and looked on Etsy and AskMe to no avail. Surely, this service must exist somewhere? Help me, Obi-Wan, you're my only hope.