August 30th, 2012
Looks

Matchy-matchy, the pantsuit rules

pantsuit

Upper left and lower right from J.Crew; Upper right, Valentino; Lower left, Miu Miu

There are a plethora of matching tops and bottoms in the Fall collections. Miuccia Prada brought back the traditional pantsuit (jacket & trousers), but I prefer a matching tunic and pant; best example is the bright blue one from her Miu Miu show. I also love the J. Crew coordinating printed foulard pieces. And the Valentino dress over a matching pant is great too.

A pantsuit is a simple silhouette and such an easy way to dress. Whichever way you choose to put this look together, I think this is a trend with staying power.

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  • Love the long clean sillhouette. Can you translate that everyday look for us in a skirt keeping it casual and relaxed yet dressed?

    DanielleAugust 30th, 2012  6:28 AM

     
  • Love the pant suit trend, as someone who works in engineering field, 100% of my work wardrobe consist of pant suits. Although I love JCrew’s matching print pants and top, I don’t think it translates well into real life, it looks like too much print.

    ameeAugust 30th, 2012  9:16 AM

     
  • I’m happy to see the pant suit in all forms come back. Pants are just so practical for working women. With a coordinated top, whether tunic or jacket, they should always be considered fashionable and not just a trend.

    AprilAugust 30th, 2012  9:38 AM

     
  • I really like this trend, too. It’s such an elegant and versatile silhouette.

    Lauren@StyleseerAugust 30th, 2012  10:22 AM

     
  • I have been craving one lately!

    kayce hughesAugust 30th, 2012  10:42 AM

     
  • I too love a matchy/monochromatic look, especially the tunic or a dress over pants look. It’s a super chic way to camouflage a midsection problem. Plus you don’t have to worry about panty lines. Perfection!

    TanishaAugust 30th, 2012  2:29 PM

     
  • Love this look & can’t wait till we get a J Crew store in London – coming soon!

    That's Not My AgeSeptember 3rd, 2012  3:04 PM

     

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