How to Look Great with Simple Clothing Alterations in Dallas
People aren’t made to be “one size fits all.” We all have different body types, characteristics and preferences that make us unique when it comes to dressing ourselves and it’s these differences that can sometimes make it difficult to find the right clothes right off of the rack. Very rarely do we come away from a shopping spree with a handful of clothing items that truly fit us perfectly, so it becomes important to seek out a tailor to help tweak them into a perfectly fitting garment.
Unfortunately, many people are not aware of the tremendously useful services that a tailor can provide. Too often, we believe that a tailor is only useful if we’re picking out a brand new suit or looking to have a dress hemmed for a special occasion. The truth, however, is that a tailor can be used at virtually any time to help you get the most out of your wardrobe. A few simple clothing alterations in Dallas can help you find perfection in the clothes that you already own, rather than giving you the impression that the perfect fit is still yet to be found out on the rack.
Take a look at a few of the easiest clothing alterations in Dallas that can have your closet filled with clothes that accentuate your figure:
Shoulder alterations: For men, one of the most frustrating things about wearing a sport coat or suit jacket is having “shoulder pads”—the illusion that your shoulders are much wider than they really are. Having the wrong shoulder style on a jacket can give you the impression of looking boxy or bulky, so it’s important to consider a tailor before simply accepting this look. A properly fitting jacket will contour your shoulders, giving your torso the appropriate figure and proportion.
Waist and bust: When a woman wears a dress, it should be a flattering connotation to her image. If your dress is meant to showcase your unique figure and curvature, then it should do so in the appropriate manner. If your waist or bust is out of proportion, then it’s bound to cause all sorts of conflicting fits, making it uncomfortable and unflattering to wear. A simple alteration here and there on a dress can transform a fit that’s “good enough” to one that you can be confident in.
Inseam and pant legs: For both men and women, wearing the right pants can make all the difference when it comes to looking great in a suit or other business-casual attire. If your inseam is off, it will look like your pants are sagging and if your pant legs aren’t the right length, you could be tripping over them while you walk. Pants with the right fit will be comfortable while both sitting and standing and will appropriately proportion your torso and lower body. With just a few quick stiches here and there, a tailor can alter your pants to perfection!
Stop wearing clothes that you’re not completely comfortable in! If you’re looking to project the best image and get the most out of clothes you’ve already purchased, stop on by J’s Tailor & Cleaners for some quick and effective clothing alterations!