A skirt suit is an indispensable item in a woman’s wardrobe.
Fashion, as we know, consists of historical courses and repetitions, of a continuous flow of aesthetic references, rooted in the past and looking towards the future. A trend that is proving true this season is the return of the skirt suit. The ’50s revival that took over the catwalks and captivated celebrities.
Having become a classic of women’s wardrobe, the skirt suit was introduced in 1900 by an English fashion house. John Redfern. At that time, it was not given much attention, but gradually it became the uniform of the working woman, which was also promoted by the evening suit Lanvin appeared in 1934. Late 1940s – early 1950s Chanel AND Dior they presented respectively a tweed version with a straight skirt and an iconic suit with a halo skirt. New look. At that time, the skirt suit was a huge success and became a symbol of French elegance.
The skirt suit is the main character of the fall-winter 2023-2024 collections.
In the fall-winter 2023-2024 collections, leading fashion houses have returned to the skirt suit with a timeless taste, with fitted jackets or oversized jackets, as well as skirts of different lengths, from knee to ankle. Bye suit Chanel remained true to his characteristic tweed, Saint Laurent To Anthony Vaccarello she opted for a more masculine option: an oversized jacket with clean lines and a pinstripe wool pencil skirt. What these two styles had in common was a skirt length just above the knee, in the perfect vintage spirit. Dior, in turn, presented a skirt suit with a short, tailored jacket and a high-waisted midi skirt.
Celebrities and skirt suits
At New York Fashion Week, American model Jasmine Tookes wowed in a pleated satin maxi skirt from Prabal Gurung that maximized the hem.
Hailey Bieber, on the other hand, lived up to her fashion credentials with a look on the streets of New York that combined two current trends. Dress with plaid skirt from Saint Laurent From Anthony Vaccarello from the fall-winter 2023-2024 collection and pointed shoes in brown, the main color of the season.
Queen of elegance and style, Amal Clooney she was spotted on the streets of New York wearing an impeccable skirt suit, consisting of a short-sleeved double-breasted jacket and a decidedly chic preppy pleated skirt. Fancy pumps with very high heels irritate the whiteness of the dress.
Norwegian fashion editor in Copenhagen Daria Barannik gave a new dimension to the skirt suit. Going off the beaten path, she opted for a long black skirt and cropped blazer, skinnies and a lace bralette.
The skirt is suitable for investment this fall
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This article was originally published in French Vogue.