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Call it the little black dress of work wear. The new suit heads into fashion-overtime this season with its modern wardrobe wearability factor.
This versatile and always-alluring staple has returned in style and is ready to take women everywhere through their 60-hour-week — no matter how they spend it. This fall, the suit has regained strength and is reinterpreted to have brawn beyond the boardroom.
What makes the new suit any different? According to the experts at Le Château, a variety of sophisticated standards such as the pencil skirt separate or the coordinated pinstripe pant suit, as well as updated classics like a herringbone cropped jacket and skinny pants are giving working women ‘suit freedom’.
“Suits are no longer confined to business hours,” says Cara Vogl, director of public relations for Le Château.
“They now consist of versatile pieces that can be broken up and worn in many ways — on weekends with jeans, or for evenings on the town, as well as for weekdays at the office.”