How to Make a Cheap Coat Look More Expensive

Photo by: Courtesy of brands
SWAP OUT THE BUTTONS

In place of the standard plastic buttons, sew on worn leather or antique-looking gold ones. (On a trench or any double-breasted coat, they're the ... more 
Photo by: Courtesy of brands
SWAP OUT THE BUTTONS

In place of the standard plastic buttons, sew on worn leather or antique-looking gold ones. (On a trench or any double-breasted coat, they're the main thing people notice anyway.)

water repellent classic trench coat, $49.99, merona, target.com; brown leather metal shank sewing buttons, $4.25 for six, bonanza.com; antiqued shank style buttons, $35 for 11, amazon.com

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Thu, Oct 25, 2012 3:06 PM EDT
Natalie Matthews, Lucky magazine



Some of these tricks involve a quick, easy craft; others involve an even easier layering move. Either way, they'll help you fake a fancy coat all winter long. Even when you're wearing one that cost less than your Halloween costume.




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