If you work in a business setting, odds are you have a suit or two in your closet. And odds are those suits are black, grey and navy. I have one of each. They serve a purpose but can be quite boring!
Or maybe you are just intrigued by the idea of wearing a power suit and haven’t yet added one to your closet. Aside from work, you can wear these to personal meetings, parties, showers and more.
Let me introduce you to the new power suit.
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First, lets talk about what defines a suit. It’s a top and bottom cut from the same material and the pieces match. It can be a pants suit or skirt suit, but usually the top is a jacket or blazer of some type. The power suit is clean, tailored and well fitted. You feel most confident in these pieces.
The new power suit has all of the above, but in bold colors, patterns or with some extra detailing, like a stripe down the side of the pants. The new power suit allows you to have some personality in your attire.
I wanted to add something new and different to my spring work wardrobe so I chose this bold blue suit from JCPenney. It’s sold as separates but they match to create a suit. If you only want one piece or the other, then you are in luck as the pieces can be purchased separately. Check out these separates from Express that also create a matching power suit.
Tips for styling a power suit:
Power suits in traditional colors can come across as masculine, so pair them with pointed toe pumps for a more feminine look. Choose blouses, camisoles, tops with patterns or details like a ruffle collar to be even more feminine.
Related: Power suit with pink and coral
Matching sets like matching tops and bottoms are also trending this spring. Just when fashion says old rules are out and don’t be so matchy matchy, they bring back matching!
What are your thoughts on suits and matching sets? Let me know in the comments.
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