Welcome to our Atelier!

In the age of  mass-produced and disposable fashion, the art of designing and hand-sewing clothes has been practically lost. We decided to revive the trade of dressmaking and give the modern women the luxury and convenience of being able to design their own garments and have them made in perfect fit and timeless style

Atelier

We design and create the finest garments you can only dream of!
Anything from a bespoke suit or a cashmere coat,  to a stunning special event gown, we start from a sketch and make everything by hand in the house. Also, besides our custom creations, we offer all kinds of tailoring services: from repairs to alterations, and customized accessories.
Take a look… we’ll surprise you!

BOUTIQUE

Our products are all handmade by experts, competent and reliable: trust us!

Cleaning SERVICES

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Cleaning & Preservation

We hand clean & protect your wedding gown using the MuseumCare™ ZeroCarbon™  cleaning process.

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Gown Restoration

We specialize in restoring vintage bridal gowns and other antique garments to the true color without damage to delicate fabrics or dyes.

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Veil Restoration

Our team specializes in restoring vintage veils, tiaras, ring pillows, wedding pouches & handkerchiefs of any material.

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Christening Gowns & Children’s Clothing

We remove stains by hand and protect your christening gown or communion dress throughout our MuseumCare™ ZeroCarbon™ cleaning process.

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Wedding Shoes Cleaning

Our team cleans & removes stains from your wedding shoes and can preserve them as well.

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Uniforms & Tuxes

If you are wearing a uniform or own your tuxedo, careful cleaning is essential to prolonging the life of the fabric.

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Reviving the almost extinct Custom Dress Making Trade

We are the only female run and owned tailors in Connecticut who are truly bespoke, as our 100% hand-tailored pieces are skillfully crafted for the most sophisticated women right in our Atelier in Darien CT, with our own hands.

Bespoke tailors mainly cater to men, leaving women who want to dress well often at a loss about where to get a well-cut shirt, suit, or dress.

The custom dressmaking trade is practically extinct. Even the most stylish and affluent women are prepared to wear the seemingly only choice of ready-to-wear, mass produced clothing.

They are left desperately hoping the piece will fit both the bust and the waist, or wishing it came with sleeves, or maybe in a different color/pattern.

Testimonials

Hundreds of satisfied customers

Cece Donoghue
Cece Donoghue
2022-05-28
Elena saved the day for me! A high end department store ruined the dress I was planning to wear to my son's rehearsal dinner - it was irreparable. I found a replacement with just a day to spare and Elena was able to do the alterations! Next time I will be starting alterations with Elena and avoiding the last minute drama!
Mary Kane
Mary Kane
2022-05-16
Elena has done a few alterations for me in the past, everything always looks great. The most recent being 2 prom dresses (one being very last minute). The work done was very professional and made such a difference. The girls said their dresses were "perfect". Thank you so much!
Tessa Cunillera
Tessa Cunillera
2022-05-15
I will always recall how I fell upon Sokayri Atelier and Elena. I was 6 weeks from my wedding date at the close of my 2nd fitting with one of my closest girl friends. I said to her, I know I am vested at this point, but I am completely underwhelmed with every aspect of this fitting and experience. Someone had recommended Sokayri /Elena to us previously and I said to my girlfriend, do you think it is worth a phone call to see if they somehow can make me my dream dress in 6 weeks... Insanity I know! We called Elena and not only was she receptive, she delivered. Not only in creating a beautiful , custom gown in record time, but creating so many warm and cherishable moments all along the way. Elena and Svetlana were most confident, dedicated and genuine designers. Shockingly reasonably priced considering the circumstances. They both twinkled and giggled with us the entire way. I could not have been more satisfied with their work in their beautiful, elegant Boutique. I now have my sure thing, go to stop for myself and family for all occasions. I thank Sokayri Atelier for making this memory with me and putting this Bride at peace. Sincerely...
Victoria Cagliero
Victoria Cagliero
2021-10-25
Elena and the team at Sokayri are truly the best in the business! I made substantial alterations to my wedding dress and Elena and Gloria took them in stride. Not to mention she is so incredibly kind and makes you feel so comfortable throughout the process. She has tailored all types of clothing for me and my husband, including his wedding tuxedo, all done perfectly. We are so lucky to have found them! Thank you, Elena!
Marina Milos
Marina Milos
2021-09-10
SOKAYRI is the best experience I’ve ever had. My dress arrived from another company arrived 3 weeks before my wedding and no one would help me out and alter my dress. Sokayri went above and beyond and accepted my dress to alter. They worked after hours to make sure my dress was perfect for my wedding. Everyone working at Sokayri is so nice and will bend over backwards to help out. My dress came out beautiful! Thank you! Highly recommend going to them!
Caroline Buck
Caroline Buck
2021-05-11
My husband and I had the best experience at Sokayri!! They were absolutely delightful to work with and we were so pleased with the items that we had tailored. I had two dresses tailored and my husband had a jacket tailored, all for our wedding weekend. We couldn't have been happier with the final products. We will be going back all the time!
Jessie Barentsen
Jessie Barentsen
2020-10-28
So friendly and great work! I love coming here for getting covid masks. She always is happy to take in personal requests for me 🙂
Kimberly Gardner
Kimberly Gardner
2019-12-07
Svetlana and Elena consistently demonstrate that high quality and client satisfaction are important to them. On top of that, they are a pleasure to work with!
Gregory DiGuido
Gregory DiGuido
2019-11-13
Sokayri did a great job tailoring my suit jacket. They were even able to do the work in less than 24 hours after I explained that I needed it for an event the next day. There was a rush charge of course, but I was thrilled that they were so accommodating.
Joseph Walker
Joseph Walker
2019-10-30
Not just for the ladies! I had the pleasure of working with the team at Sokayri to have a suit tailored and the entire experience was perfection. More than the expert work (my suit looks amazing by the way), the smiles and warm atmosphere make the entire experience a joy. I look forward to working with Sokayri again and would not hesitate to recommend them to friends and family. Thank you!