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Red and white floral cropped jacket Grant Cornett

If that pretty coat didn’t get out much this spring, crop it above the waist so you can wear it year-round with jeans or a skirt. Be aware that the placement of the side pockets affects how much you can shorten a jacket, says Guillermo Molina of Guillermo Couture, in New York City. Your tailor will have to cut above or below the pockets.
 Cost*: $45 to $80.
*Note: Alteration costs vary from city to city.

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