Borrowed from the Boys: How to Power Dress this Fall
The time for layering has arrived and the best way to make a statement is with trending menswear-inspired pieces in creative silhouettes.
By Sophia Liao
A checkered blazer goes a long way in adding structure to your look, and women often turn to this staple for office-wear. With this guide, you will learn how to work outfits that look like they were pulled right from your partner’s wardrobe. So, long gone are pieces without texture and in a spectrum of boring, solid colors. This fall, opt for 80s turtlenecks, blazers, and penny loafers that nod to American collegiate prep. Also, go for ladylike elegance with structured midi skirts topped with silky blouses or slouchy crewnecks, and tie it together with kitten-heel slingbacks. If you love wearing dresses in the fall, toss a plaid trench coat over a ruffled dress, and picture yourself running barefoot through the English countryside. Whether you’re in vast fields or confined to your office for the week, these are the pieces have the attitude to complement your boss-lady demeanor.