Having a glam jacket to add at least a token gesture of warmth over skimpy party dresses is no bad investment for the chilly winter months. What's more, a boxy suit jacket is the perfect match of devil-may-care glamour and aloof androgynous mystique, a twist on traditional elegance that gives festive glitz and sparkles a razor-sharp edge.
You will need...
A suit or evening jacket
Leather, faux leather or satin trim, about 10cm wide
Sewing machine with a leather needle (which you can pick up at all good haberdashers) unless you're working with satin
In principle, it's a straightforward project but you need to be reasonably confident at sewing with leather.
Luxe it up
Since I was just covering the collar, I let the picture speak for itself with a few pointers and directions.
This is how mine turned out: