Power Dressing

Feminine styles don’t deplete strength. But a strong suit can have the cerebral effect of donning an infantry's worth of war paint. Throw in some bold colours or patterning for added fearlessness.

Pleats Please Issey Miyake is god of all things fashion and innovation. The result is functional and comfortable clothes with a Japanese influence, like this grid-print crepe combo. Jacket - £630 Trousers - £395

Pleats Please
Issey Miyake is god of all things fashion and innovation. The result is functional and comfortable clothes with a Japanese influence, like this grid-print crepe combo.

Jacket - £630
Trousers - £395

Lean In Green High street favourite Zara nods to the 80s with this dark reinvention of the classic double-breasted suit and cropped trouser combo.  Jacket - £69.99 Trousers - £29.99

Lean In Green
High street favourite Zara nods to the 80s with this dark reinvention of the classic double-breasted suit and cropped trouser combo. 

Jacket - £69.99
Trousers - £29.99

Bold and Blue Narrow lapels and a charcoal collar give a modern twist to the bright blue wool blazer and slim-leg trouser of a certain Stella McCartney. Jacket - £895 Trousers - £375

Bold and Blue
Narrow lapels and a charcoal collar give a modern twist to the bright blue wool blazer and slim-leg trouser of a certain Stella McCartney.

Jacket - £895
Trousers - £375

Softly Softly Danish brand Samsoe & Samsoe delivers the requisite simple Scandinavian silhouettes. The Evin blazer and Avian trousers are in a soft pink, for a relaxed take on tailoring. Blazer - £135 Trousers - £100

Softly Softly
Danish brand Samsoe & Samsoe delivers the requisite simple Scandinavian silhouettes. The Evin blazer and Avian trousers are in a soft pink, for a relaxed take on tailoring.

Blazer - £135
Trousers - £100

New Age Androgyny A showstopping co-ord, this red jacket and cigarette pants from Topshop is the antithesis of timidity, with trainers or killer heels. Jacket - £65 Trousers - £35

New Age Androgyny
A showstopping co-ord, this red jacket and cigarette pants from Topshop is the antithesis of timidity, with trainers or killer heels.


Jacket - £65
Trousers - £35

Polished Patterns Matchy matchy patterns are a thing and not even in an ironic way. ASOS' high-fashion feeling floral jacquard blazer and trouser suit is our proof. Jacket - £60 Trousers - £40

Polished Patterns
Matchy matchy patterns are a thing and not even in an ironic way. ASOS' high-fashion feeling floral jacquard blazer and trouser suit is our proof.

Jacket - £60
Trousers - £40

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