Originally Posted by LizzyM
If you feel like a member of the Dallas Cowboys in one jacket, try something else or check with a dressmaker/tailor. I had a thrift shop boucle jacket with 1980s shoulder pads and I split the seams in the lining at the shoulder, excised the shoulder pads and closed the splits in the lining. Voila! A more contemporary sillouette.
This is a great idea, though I would probably be too scared to do this with an expensive brand new suit.
For the bold DIY types:
Here is a wool pinstripe pant suit: