Just because we girls know who really runs the world doesn’t mean we can’t dress like our suited counterparts. Nods to menswear abound on the fashion scene, from a simple tuxedo stripe detail or hint of ‘masculine’ fabric to a full-blown suit. Find what inspires you, and don’t be afraid to wear the pants.
Win any deal; this look is all business.
Derek Lam 10 Crosby pinstripe pants, $395, and double-breasted blazer, $495, Gucci ‘GG Marmont’ colorblock pump, $890; all from Neiman Marcus | D. Exterior silk blouse, $340, crystal drop hoop earrings, $70; both from Mister Guy Women’s | Hat, $60 from Shine Boutique
No need to borrow your dad’s old college sweater. This updated version is much more flattering.
Diane Von Furstenberg knit flare maxi skirt, $348, Frame PJ blouse, $275; both from Neiman Marcus | Veronica Beard ‘Barrett’ sweater, $395, BaubleBar ‘Noel’ statement necklace, $58; both from Nordstrom at West County Center | Rhinestone earrings, $15 from Shine Boutique | Shoes, model’s own
Velvet is huge this season. Play it up with a tuxedo-striped pant and an equally playful faux fur.
Majestic Filatures turtleneck, $135 from Nordstrom at West County Center | Alice + Olivia ‘Jerrie’ faux fur coat, $595, and ‘Paulette’ velvet tuxedo pant, $350; both from Saks Fifth Avenue | Sunglasses, $22.50 from Shine Boutique | Shoes, model’s own
whatever suits you
Wearing a jacket with pants doesn’t have to be boring or conservative. This unique take on the look proves it can be super fun and feminine, too!
Rachel Zoe ‘Isla’ fringe jacket, $525, Milly flared pant, $395; both from Saks Fifth Avenue | Theory slit collar silk top, $235, Halogen ‘Audrey’ ankle strap sandals, $79.95; both from Nordstrom at West County Center | Fringe earrings, $12 from Shine Boutique
Look refined in just the right pop of color.
Theory jumpsuit, $495, Veronica Beard ‘Keaton’ shawl lapel tux jacket, $650; both from Neiman Marcus | BaubleBar ‘Symphony’ crystal earrings, $48 from Nordstrom at West County Center | Double-strand necklace, $120, long necklace, $120; both from Mister Guy Women’s
Show them who’s boss in a bold pattern and structured jacket.
Boss Hugo Boss ‘Hadena’ dress, $575 from Nordstrom at West County Center | Theory double-breasted tuxedo blazer, $585, Joie ‘Saleema’ velvet boots, $348; both from Neiman Marcus | BaubleBar ‘Noel’ drop earrings, $38 from Nordstrom at West County Center | Tights, model’s own
Special thanks to:
Model: Melissa Bean for West Model & Talent Management
Hair: Erica Moomey
Style Coordination: Emily McGehee
Photos: Suzy Gorman