Yes, You Need a Tailor!


Jerome Corpuz (styled by Yashua Simmons; hair by Lucas Wilson for Bumble and bumble; makeup by Suzy Gerstein at Honey Artists for YSL; manicure by Gina Edwards at Kate Ryan Inc. for Chanel Beauty) Rare is the garment—be it jeans or jumpsuits—that fits perfectly off the rack. After all, womankind is not a cast of mannequins, but rather a glorious range of shapes and sizes. A simple inch off the shoulder or a slimmed pant leg can immeasurably boost both the quality of your clothes and how great you feel in them. Here's how to get it right. Be commitment-phobic. Try several tailors until you find The One. "Start with a test garment—jeans or a T-shirt," says ELLE senior accessories editor and tailoring diehard Jennifer Gach. Does the tailor take time pinning? Are hems even? Does she seem well versed in construction, able to tell how an alteration...

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