Due to the plentiful array of fall sales popping up online lately, I (and my fellow editors) have been urging you to stock up on outerwear for the last couple of weeks. But let’s take a minute to discuss all the trenches, bombers, anoraks, furs and puffers you already own. A new coat doesn’t give you an excuse to neglect those, after all!
Even if your past-season outerwear feels stale and worn out right now, it’s easy enough to revive with the seven DIY (or DIWTHOAT: Do it With the Help of a Tailor) tips in the slideshow above. Ranging from tiny tweaks to complete makeovers, these ideas are sure to make even the most beat-up coat seem shiny and new. Click through to get started!