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HOW IT WORKS WITH SELFRIDGES OXFORD STREET

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DROP IN-STORE

Stylists in the ground floor Accessories Hall in-store can assist you and securely receive your item(s.) Your details will be sent directly to The Restory and your item(s) will be delivered to our atelier.

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WHILE WITH US

We will do a comprehensive assessment of you item(s) taking into account what you may have told us and/or what services our experts recommend to bring your item(s) back to life.

You will receive a detailed quote for you to edit, approve, or decline. You will need to approve the quote and make a payment for work to commence.

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WE RETURN

Once the work has been completed, we will return your items at a time and to a place convenient to you. Delivery is complimentary for returns to Selfridges Trafford Manchester. There are additional costs for international returns.

POPULAR SERVICES, WOMEN

Reheel

Toe Piece Replacement

Colour Restoration


POPULAR SERVICES, MEN

Shoe Cleaning

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Full Remake

CASE STUDIES

The Restory x McQueen Vault

We delved into a special archive of McQueen pieces courtesy of John Matheson, the man behind McQueen_Vault and had to pleasure of working some restoration magic on a couple of items that needed a little TLC. First up, see how the team restored the unique stitching on the soles of these knitted thigh high wonders.

The classic Chanel flap bag with a twist

See how the atelier team transform this classic Chanel lambskin bag into a cross body bag. A minor change that makes a big difference, ensuring the client can make the most of of their accessories!

Techniques For Pony Skin Hair Loss

Follow the process of these much loved Ferragamo pony skin pumps. Our atelier have created unique techniques to replicate the leopard print pattern as well as the pony skin. This case study shows the innovation we provide to ensure you can restore your favourite items and fall in love with them all over again.

Recreating a Chloé Marcie Tassel

In this case study our team needed to build and create a missing piece for the Chloé bag. One of the original tassels had been lost, so our team used the existing tassel to create a replica for the client to restore it back to its original design.

Reviving a Jaeger Doctor’s Bag

See in our latest case study how the atelier team transform this tired, dull looking Doctor’s bag and give it a new lease of life using a variety of techniques to restore the colour, the exposed piping and a small hole that started to form.

Putting the sparkle back into Louboutin

Read all about how we restored a pair of sparkly ‘Follie’ Louboutin heels that were unwearable when they entered the atelier. Our talented artisans created a new combination of glitters to recreate the leather for the heels, replaced the heel tips and replace some missing crystals.

An atelier classic: Waterstaining Tod’s loafers

See how our atelier team undergo a typical technique to revive a wardrobe classic; a pair of Tod’s loafers. The colour is hand mixed in our atelier to ensure the perfect colour match and applied with a sponge to ensure it is done evenly and sent back to the client almost as good as new.

Restored and ready for ‘Gucci Soho Disco’

The ever popular Gucci Soho Disco bag is seen frequently in our atelier; A testament to how well loved and used it is. See how our artisan revived this zingy red crossbody bag by using fillers to conceal piping, re-edging and doing a light colour touch up.

Restoring a Rockstud Reversible Valentino

Having been used daily, it was inevitable this Valentino Rockstud reversible bag would need some TLC at some point in it’s life. Upon a physical assessment of the bag in our atelier, it was certain the bag needed a number of services for it to be in perfect working order again and we could expand its life.

Extending the life of Chanel ballerinas

We received two pairs of Chanel ballerinas both with unique qualities that required a number of services to give them a new lease of life. Learn more about how our artisans treated the velvet pair and how they restored dotted toe caps, all done by hand.