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Masculine styling

Coco Chanel was the first designer to incorporate masculine styling into women's fashion. Coco would re-tailor men's suits to fit her. Not only was this the beginning of a global trend that would stay with us, but it also gave women freedom to move and do things that their long dresses and skirts hindered them from doing. oasculine tailoring is flattering, creating definition to a woman's shape.
  • oasculine style can be perfect for evening wear – Bianca Jagger even got married in a white tux in the 1970s. This look is best created with structured suits in satin or with shoulder details. opt for a fitted cami and heels and feminine accessories such as statement earrings or a chunky ring or cuff

  • over the cooler months you can have a lot of fun layering your clothes. Start with a fitted base of leggings and a top and work from there. A bold-coloured top with a long-line tunic and a jacket over the top can be very effective. For a more slimming look, stick to one block colour and play with texture and uneven hems

  • A great wayto give masculine style a feminine feel is by using texture. Rather than a crisp cotton shirt, try a silk fabric – it will feel lovely and luxurious against your skin

  • over the decades we have seen women taking all kinds of influences from men’s wardrobes – we don’t just like the suits, we have cowgirl boots as well as zips and studs from the bikers. Perhaps the most common is the slouchy oversized boyfriend-style shirt and jeans

  • The boyfriend blazer and shirt combo should look as though it’s at least one size too big for you. It’s an unstructured look – rather than a fitted look – that would more commonly be worn at work. The same goes for the jeans – wear them low on the hip and folded over at the bottom. If you want to give this look a feminine edge, swap flat chunky boots for sexy platform heels

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