Articles on Tailoring

Style Trick: How to make a too-big skirt fit just right and fake the fit

Now that I am thrifting more often, I find lots of great deals for under $10, but may not necessarily want to spend the money to tailor it ($20), so I’ve come up with a quick way to fake a fit in a too-big skirt.

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Week of Money: Where I feel free from yoga obligations

I’m sort of happy I got rid of my yoga subscription…

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In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.: Where men’s watches are trophies

Where I learn people don’t actually judge you on your clothes within the first 2 seconds of meeting you….

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The making of a Chanel Sweater

..and now you know why it costs so much money.

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Tailoring for Dummies: How to quickly cheat and add a full lining to a jacket

THE PROBLEM This obviously won’t work on ALL jackets, but my Isabel Marant Obil jacket which I thrifted a while back felt great but I felt […]

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Adventures in Tailoring: Adding ribbed cuffs to a vintage camel hair coat and straps to a dress

Remember how I bought a few vintage items in December 2013 and then wanted to get them tweaked a little? Here are the results: VINTAGE […]

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10 ways to keep your closet and wardrobe organized

With a little smart pruning of your wardrobe to weed out the unworn/barely worn items, you’ll never scream: I HAVE NOTHING DECENT TO WEAR! on […]

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