Things To Do: Tailor List


Seydou Diallo is highly skilled in Men’s clothing. He can make a full custom tailored suit and dress shirts. He will come to you to discuss styles, take measurements and delivers. Seydou speaks French and Wolof. His contact 77 651 6566.


Ibrahim is the embassy fruit vendor Djiby’s brother. Ibrahim will come to you to take measurements and deliver. He can make anything from men’s dress shirts to drawstring bags and dresses. His brother Djiby speaks English and can help with  translation. Djiby 77 722 3902.


Ahmet Ouattara at Outtiss Couture. He is located in Medina Rue 6 x 31. You can text him or send him an e-mail to ask questions and send pictures of designs. Ahmed speaks French and Wolof. His e-mails and contact and 77 730 6010.


Marietou Sakho at Khady Couture specializes in Senegalese or Western styles for children and adults in African fabrics. She also does alterations, repairs and home decor. Khady can be reached at 70 778 4479. She speaks English, French and Wolof.


Anne Marie Diatta (Anne de la V) is a highly skilled tailor who can will take any requests for your custom designs. Anne Marie’s tailor shop is located in Ouakam, Cité Asecna, near Brioche Dorée The shop is open Monday through Saturday, 10am to 7pm. Call to make an appointment she speaks  English, French and Wolof. You can also find her on facebook under Anne De La V. or e-mail her at


Mr. Barry comes to your house to take requests, measurements and delivers. He can copy any style or custom tailor you something from a picture. He also does alterations and ha very reasonable prices.  He speaks French and Wolof. His contact is 76 661 8786.

Sam Gueye can upholster your furniture with any choice of fabric. He speaks French and can be reached at 77 421 4636.

Tailor Fatou Sy. Custom dresses and skirts, home décor. Speaks French and Wolof. Contact  77 773 3444.

Yanous is skilled in cushion covers and home décor items. Speaks French.  Contact 77 640 1447.


Shoes and Repair

Tony Alves is a very skilled cobbler who loves what he does. He makes shoes for men and women in a wide variety of styles, all depending on your preferences and creativity. He is willing to visit customers at home to discuss their preferences and get their sizes. Just show him a photo or browse his images of shoes he’s already made. Prices start at 7000cfa for sandals. Tony speaks French. His contact 77 387 0692.


Fara makes all kinds of shoes to order. He speaks French and Wolof. Contact 77 200 3848.

Les Folies de Flo Flo (Marie Maria Knotti)  for custom made shoes. Can be reached at 77 625 1703.