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Cheryl Lofton & Associates

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About

Cheryl A. Lofton & Associates is a premier, 3rd Generation, full-service tailoring shop in Washington, DC. The Lofton's have been a part of the wedding industry since 1939, specializing in alterations and custom made pieces for the entire wedding party. Check out our social media! @LoftonSalonDC

Our History

As a third generation tailor, Cheryl began sewing at the young age of 12 under the tutelage of her grandfather, the late J.C. Lofton. Mr. J.C. Lofton was the first African American to have a tailoring school in conjunction with a thriving business in downtown Washington DC. His reputation endures as the standard by which Cheryl A. Lofton & Associates service their clients to this day: Quality, Integerity, and Community.

Services Offered

We offer full-service tailoring as well as customization, repairs, and even custom suiting. Our specialists have decades of experience with both traditional gowns, couture pieces, suiting, bridemaids dresses, vintage pieces, and custom designs. We have hundreds of fabrics to choose from for custom suiting and shirting as well. There is little that we cannot do.

  • Black-owned
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your price ranges for full-priced suits and tuxedos?

$500 - $999
$1,000 - $1,999

How do you price dress alterations?

By Piece

Who do you provide services for?

Bride
Bridesmaids
Father of the Bride
Father of the Groom
Flower Girls
Groom
Groomsmen
Mother of the Bride
Mother of the Groom
Ring Bearers

Which of the following services do you provide?

Alterations
Appointments Only
Full Customization
Preservation

What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown?

Less than 6 months
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    I have 2 weddings this summer and both dresses needed alterations, she was able to get both dresses done in about a week and a half! Very professional and personable, I'm glad I have finally found a great tailor in DC.
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    Sarah C. Married on 11/01/2022
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    Gale did a truly wonderful job with my wedding dress alterations. Turns out the dress that was "just my size" needed quite a number of adjustments to fit me well, and she executed them perfectly. I was so pleased with how it looked after she was done. Thank you!

    Cheryl Lofton & Associates's reply:

    Hi Sarah,
    Thanks so much for this beautiful review. I'm glad you were happy with our services and we hope to see you again soon!
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner

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We'd like to offer complimentary consultations for anyone that schedules an appointment with us through WeddingWire! Your complimentary consultation will include a one hour appointment with one of our bridal specialists in which you will be fitted in your dress and provided with professional insight and suggestions to get the absolute best fit and desired look out of your gown. After your consultation, you can decide whether or not you'd like us to alter your gown.

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719 T street N.W Washington, DC, 20001
2024835929

Monday - Friday: 10 am - 7 pm Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
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