Suits have been around for over two centuries, and continue to be staples in well-rounded wardrobes. Once regarded as clothing for the dandies, royalty, and affluent, the jacket-and-trouser combo has since evolved. Today, the classic suit is reimagined season after season for the fashion forward–women, included. In the boardroom or the work space, suits are more than just standard office attire. They are expressions of power that mirror achievement, experience, expertise, and success.
French fashion designer Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971) in her apartment at the Hotel Ritz Paris, 1960. … [+] (Photo by Agence France Presse/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
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