Everyone needs a few bright red accents in their closets, and I was so excited when Blake brought in this rockin’ vintage red blazer. Even though it was much bigger than he would have preferred when he found it, the red was just too cool to pass up, and he knew where he could bring it to shape it up.


We looked over the coat, and the shoulders, chest, and waist were much too big for his tall, slim build. We agreed to take in the waist (and then some! See the before pics of the back!), slim the chest, slim down the sleeves, and reset the shoulders. It was a lot of work, but totally worth it to bring this piece back to life!

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Check out the close up of the shoulders, before and after

2 before-back-lores 3 after-back-lores

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Do you have a jacket that you LOVE but it is just way too big?

Give us a call to schedule an appointment at (202)567-7668 or email us at info@gingerrootdesign.com.

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About the author

Kristen is one of the owners and founders of Ginger Root Design and ReVamp ReWear Design and Tailoring.

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