519-836-26861-800-501-4820 | 315 Paisley Rd, Guelph, ON N1H 2R1

Styling Women Since 1987

Since 1987, Dressings Fashion House has outfitted local Guelph and area women of all ages and personalities. Our fashion coach Kathy Boyce helps to make the ‘thrill of the search’ not only productive, but also stress-free and fun. She creates a complete, individual look for each of her clients.

Dressings is located at 315 Paisley Road, at the corner of Bagot Street. There is ample free parking. Boutique hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Our products include ready-made lines from casual to bridal, fashion accessories including jewellery, hand bags, evening bags, scarves, bridal veils, jackets and crystals.

From Concepts to Creations… Our services include custom fashion designing from casuals to bridal, quality alterations, and garment re-design as well as custom jewellery designs to complement a custom look.

Wardrobe Shape-Up

Kathy also offers consultation appointments. During this appointment, Kathy will rip apart your closet and whip it into shape with her wardrobe shape-up service. This service can take place at your own home or at the Dressings boutique. Your visit is welcome during regular hours or by booking a personal appointment. Email Kathy@dressings.on.ca or call 519‑836‑2686 locally. Long distance clients are invited to use 1-800-501-4820.

Learn More about Our Style Coach, Kathy

Kathy Boyce has been helping women find their unique style since for many years. Her business, Dressings Fashion House, offers professional wardrobe consultations, custom outfits, ready-made outfits and so much more.

After working as a secretary for 15 years, Kathy decided to follow her passion and start a sewing service. She completed several courses on starting and running a business. After spending two years establishing her client base, she left her secretary position and began running Dressings Fashion House full time. The sewing service quickly developed to include a fashion-consulting service along with the custom tailoring.

Kathy enjoys helping her clients create garments that are tailored to their unique body type. She understands the struggles of trying on numerous off-the-rack outfits and being disappointed with each one because they do not fit properly. Her services can make that struggle disappear as she can custom make garments to fit her client’s needs, ensuring they not only look their best but feel their best, too.

In the News

Take a look at some of the publications Kathy and Dressings Fashion House have been featured in over the years:


“The major pieces in your wardrobe should be custom made. Over the years, I have had Kathy make coats, jackets, suits, and pants. Every year I get one or two custom pieces. I find that you really save money because these clothes last and last. This is where you get your classic pieces.

The Ready Fashions service is great for women who find custom items beyond their pocketbook. Kathy uses her talent to help clients look their best and feel great. Since Kathy does all the ordering and alterations, you save time too!

The Dressings’s gift service not only saves me time but is a blessing. Being visually impaired, shopping can be a difficult task. I can call Kathy, and we do gift shopping for my family and close friends. We do this over the phone, or I spend the day at her shop. She wraps everything up in ways that I can't. This service is wonderful for the unique gifts you can find at various prices.” -Vickie M.

“A note of thanks to you for the beautiful presentation at the Guelph After 5 Meeting. All was very professionally done.” -Ila W.

“Many, many thanks for helping to make Sean and Karen's wedding day so special. Karen was a gloriously radiant bride in the dress you designed, and Sean's reaction when he first saw her was everything a romantic soul could wish for!

Your participation took the occasion beyond their original expectations and helped make it a truly wonderful experience.” -Kath B.

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