Winter jackets are a
necessity in Ireland due to their oceanic climate in the winter. Though the
winter jackets are thick and bulky, one can’t go outside without them during
winter. Winter jackets are like daily clothes for several winter months and so
designing them accordingly will make it fit you a lot better. High qualified tailors
with excellent skills are required for delivering best winter jackets alterations
Galway. Here are some tips to consider while tailoring your
winter jacket to make it look flattering.
The first step is to
identify the type of winter jacket one wants to tailor. Some winter jackets are
more comfortable with altering like Trench coat, quilted jacket, Cashmere or
wool jacket, Overcoat, Pea coat, Fur coat. One thing to never forget about
tailoring a winter jacket is that it is complicated to alter the shoulder
section. Professionals highly recommend dry cleaning the winter jackets at the
beginning of the winter season as it is worn every day for months and were in
the wardrobe throughout the summer. Dry cleaning will make the jacket look new.
Sometimes the buttons in
your winter jacket may look like old, dull or even rusty buttons. Sewing new
buttons can give your jacket a new life. Depending upon your weight you should
add or remove buttons too. Adjusting the buttons will make your coat fit you
and look flattering.
Apart from the buttons,
the zippers may need replacements too. Adjusting the zipper is a great idea to
make your winter coat more flattering. Sometimes your jacket me look brand new,
but the zipper would have been broken. Instead of buying a new winter jacket,
you can spend less and change the zipper instead. In case of additional space
needed, the extra zipper can also be added.
The length of the winter
jacket can be shortened by raising the hem to give a perfect look in case you
have purchased high heeled boots. In the case of long sleeves, a hem can be
perfect. Zippers can be added to your sleeves to give your arms a little more
space. If the sleeves of your jacket have a lot of seams, then there are a lot
of possibilities for alterations.
If you have a longer
jacket that goes down the knees, then adding a belt to the waistline will give
an extra flattering look. Apart from providing a perfect look to your figure,
it will make the coat tighter so that you will feel warmer and cosier. A
professional tailor will make perfect alteration and repair needs.