So a while back, I got suckered into a good deal. A great deal actually. I bought a Miss Sixty wool winter coat that I loved for significantly cheaper than the price that it was in stores. Right now, it is at Macy's and Overstock.com for $150 - $170, which is not even close to what I paid! What a steal I got!
However, the only problem was that because it was such a steal, I never really got to try it on before buying it. Unfortunately, the coat is about one size too big for me. Everything, the shoulder to shoulder seams and the chest are about one to two inches too big for me!
Now, next week I have a reading week, and I’m thinking of going and finding any tailor that I can to take in this coat. But my question is: has anyone ever gotten a wool coat altered? I want to get the whole top half taken in. Does anyone have any advice for me, or can tell me if this is even possible? Will altering ruin the coat?
What I’m most concerned about is the back pleats being destroyed. I bought this jacket specifically because of how the back pleating looked! It’s so Blair Waldorf / preppy schoolgirl cute!
Here is a picture of the pleats, I tried to make the pleats visible by separating them.
PS, I'm sorry about the bad photos...photography is not my forte!
12 hours ago