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Why You Should Opt for Tailoring Over Buying New January 13, 2020

New York, New York
Why You Should Opt for Tailoring Over Buying New, New York, New York

Whether from lifestyle changes or aging, bodies change over time. Typically, these transformations result in a person's clothing no longer fitting correctly. While replacing your outfits may seem like the most obvious solution, there's another option that more effective — tailoring. Here's a closer look at how a few simple professional adjustments will benefit you. 

3 Reasons to Opt for Tailoring

1. Save Money

High-quality clothing is made with both style and longevity in mind — and often comes with a higher price tag. As such, replacing your closet piece-by-piece could result in significant spending. Alterations are comparatively affordable and convenient. 

2. Maintain Your Style

tailoringA person's clothing style is unique to their personality and life journey. When you're forced to replace your entire wardrobe, maintaining your signature look can be challenging, since fashion trends are constantly changing.

With tailoring, you can keep your general aesthetic intact and only add pieces that suit your taste as you encounter them. If your style has changed, alterations can also add embellishments or subtle changes, like changing plastic buttons for cloth-covered ones. 

3. Keep (& Use) Beloved Items

Whether they're gifts or related to a specific period in your life, everyone has those belongings that hold special memories. Yet these items often end up taking space on a shelf because they haven't evolved with your body. In such situations, there are usually only two options: giving them up for donation or getting them tailored. Fortunately, alterations allow you to give these sentimental items a second life. 


Want to enhance the fit and comfort of your clothing? Turn to Wo's Custom Tailoring in New York City for personalized adjustments. Over nearly 50 years, the business has built a reputation for high-quality, dependable, and affordable work. The skilled team provides alterations for men, women, and children's clothing, along with leather repair and custom garment creations. Learn more about their tailoring services online, and direct any questions to (212) 988-9889.

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