MEND is the business venture of Katie Anderson. She graduated with a BFA in fashion design from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and started MEND in 2011.
Katie specializes in contemporary tailoring with fashionable precision. Freshen a thrift find or update an ill-fitting piece; MEND will assure that nothing in your closet goes unworn.
In addition to MEND, Katie has been one of the tailors for NEXT Agency since 2014. Through NEXT she can be booked for on set tailoring and private alterations.
+ Do You Do Wedding Dresses?
No, currently MEND does not take on wedding dresses. However, we do take bridesmaid dresses and mens suiting.
+ Can you remake this garment I have?
No. MEND does not remake garments, nor do we make custom garments.
+ Can I come to your studio to avoid the fitting fee?
MEND allows garments that don't need to be fitted (such as a coat relining) to be dropped off at our studio, but otherwise fittings are conducted at your home or office.
+ I lost weight or have a suit(s) that is 1-2 sizes too big - How much would this cost?
If the suit is not designer or something you are completely in love with, it may be a better idea to be fitted for a new suit instead.
The cost for a jacket and pants to be resized starts at $200.
+ Where besides Brooklyn does MEND cater to?
Lower Manhatten - Chelsea and below.
+ Can you alter my swimsuit, leather garment, or fur item?
Spandex, Leather and Fur are materials that we do not take, do to the specific equiptment needed to work with each material.
For commercial work and in person events Katie can by booked through NEXT Agency. See her profile here and get in touch about working together using the form below.
Assistants & Interns
Mend is continually looking for individuals interested in tailoring. If you are detail oriented and interested in clothing alterations please send an email to email@example.com
Brooklyn, NY 11213
P. 978. 888. 5665