Over the last century, men’s suits have evolved from the formal three-piece combination of jacket, waistcoat and trousers to a simplified blazer and trousers set, tie optional. Fast forward to the 21st century, and women have taken men’s suiting and power dressing to a whole new level. But wearing a suit is no longer about asserting your place in a men’s world. A suit worn well has the magical ability to transform the wearer and boost one’s confidence. Own the look by injecting your personality: Don a classic 1980s-style three-piece suit with an air of sophistication (and strappy heels), or spice it up with bright colours or prints.
This article first appeared on Harper’s Bazaar Singapore.