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The Tango Coat

I call this coat “The Tango Coat” because it is quite big and long and it feels somehow a bit dramatic. One of those garments that would work well for a portrait photographer, even on a stage. I don’t know, it is a very beautiful coat. This is an Yves Salomon coat, maybe from last year’s autumn/winter collection. If the fur bothers you, no worries! It is just good old fake fur that feels surprisingly pleasant to the touch. A few days ago, the owner of this charmer asked me to shorten the sleeves, the hem and taking in a bit on the sides. But today, I’m only going to talk you about shortening the sleeves. Before we begin, I just want to say that I love working pieces like these and I also love documenting the process …. that’s why we’re here right?. All that said, let me tell you, working on this piece was not easy at all. Even though I love working on beautiful garments like this one, I never get used …