Tips to Make Your Coat Look More Fitted

Chloe Aicha
by Chloe Aicha
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Styles change, and the coat you bought a few years ago just might not be the style you want this year.

Follow along, and I’ll show you two very simple things you can do with a loose-style coat to make it look more fitted and fashionable.

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Tools and materials:

  • Too-loose coat
  • Elastic bands
  • Belt
Coat too big and long?

1. Refashion your old coat

Go into the back of your closet and pull out that coat you’ve stopped wearing because it just feels too big and too long now.

Shortening sleeves

2. Shorten the sleeves

Do not simply roll up your too-long sleeves. That makes very bulky cuffs!

Shortening sleeves

Instead, simply slide your sleeve up to the length you want it, and secure them in place with elastic bands at your elbow.

Shortening sleeves

You can use clear elastic bands that will be invisible.

Making coat more fitted

3. Make your coat more fitted

The matching belts that often come with long coats, tend to be bulky and often don’t really give you a nice fitted curve. 

So, toss away the matching belt.

Coat with belt

Pick out a nice coordinating fashion belt instead, and you go from bulky to fitted in an instant!

Coat with belt

Tips for make your coat look more fitted

Are you ready to head out now, in your new refashioned fitted coat? 

Leave a comment to let me know how you liked these simple tips to make your old coat look more fitted.

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Suggested materials:
  • Too-loose coat
  • Elastic bands
  • Belt

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