By Juliette Olah, originally published on westfield.com.au
The nine-to-five tailoring icons made famous by beloved Dynasty TV greats are re-emerging – no cringe necessary. While it’s true you can’t twirl a flared leg without brushing up against a throwback this season, the power suit is not just the epitome of quirky, androgynous dressing. It’s an ironic celebration.
In a global moment when women are joining forces to symbolically yell, not whisper, it’s no wonder we’re dusting off the oft-forgotten power suit as a fashionable political statement.
Hear, hear to prominent shoulders and wide legs. A cinched waist will take these friends everywhere.
Enlist some sartorial backing for your next negotiation win, or post-meeting martini. These highly coordinated, new-season darlings are prime enough for any Jagger to covet.
100% pure pinstripe
Pictured above: 1. Uniqlo blazer 2. Sportsgirl sunglasses 3. Witchery clutch 4. Casio watch from City Beach 5. Sheriton Shoes heels 6. Super Stand iPad case from David Jones.
Monday mornings start to look clear with strong support from a structured pinstripe. Born out of Carine Roitfeld’s recent Uniqlo collab, this blazer power player, complete with it’s broad-pointed lapels and double-breasted goodness, is (almost) all a refined salary lady requires.
Don’t rope me in
Pictured above: 1. Sheike belt 2. Bardot blouse 3. Cue pants 4. Witchery blazer from David Jones 5. Bailey Nelson glasses 6. Sheriton Shoes heels 7. Colette by Colette Hayman ring.
Got a calendar that rivals the length of a Tolkien novel? Brush up on versatility studies with a luxurious rope or corset belt. Combine it with separates in luscious jewel tones and watch as you’re transported from boardroom to glass-chinking at warp speed. Cheers, job well done.