Do yourself a favor the next time you need an item of clothing altered. Take it to an actual alterations shop, and not just your local dry cleaner. The best one we've found is Le Silhouette, which you've likely driven past dozens of times on Alabama but never noticed. That's because it's in a tiny bungalow, where the two women who run the place do magical things with clothing. We took an XXL vintage brocade jacket there and had it whittled down to our size, which they managed to accomplish expertly, without damaging the structured shape or the delicate, decades-old fabric. They might not have it ready by 5 p.m. the next day, but they'll do the best job.

Location Details

1806 W. Alabama St.
Houston TX 77098
713-807-0907