Skirt Suits: The Professional Attire That Became A Fall/Winter 2020-2021 Runway Trend – How To Style & Where To Buy A Skirt Suit

Skirt Suits: The Professional Attire That Became A Fall/Winter 2020-2021 Runway Trend

How To Style & Where To Buy Your Skirt Suit

For Women Who Like To Balance Work & Style

By F.Cretes

October.7.2020

Fall/winter 2020-2021 runway collections by famous brands such as Chanel and Armani prove that skirt suits have become more than just professional attire worn to the office, but also evening and casual wear – making room for flexibility and versatility, and many different fabrics and print options. See some popular styles from brand name labels for this season, below. 

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*Visit the fall/winter 2020-2021 Chanel gallery here, or the fall/winter 2020-2021 Armani gallery here 

EMPOWERING AND INSPIRING - PLAID, TARTAN & HOUNDSTOOTH

What started as females wearing men’s suits to look appropriate for the workplace environment is not just a popular fashion trend particular for women. It represents their authority, strength, and the ability to empower and inspire.

DRESS UP AND DRESS DOWN! - LONG, FLOWY, PLEATED

You can manipulate a skirt suit to dress up for formal occasions and events as well as dress them down for more casual meetups and social gatherings.

Flowy and pleated skirts have made their way into this fashion concept to add more of a casual touch to the outfit while maintaining the suit’s workplace vibe. You can wear these sophisticated outfits, and skirt suits with boots to the less formal, business-casual gatherings.

CASUAL AND TRENDY - TRENDY TWEED

Moreover, tweed fabric in skirt suiting made their way into trendy casual wardrobes. The tweed fabric looks stunningly chic yet appropriate for casual meetups and daytime brunches – making the skirt suit great for work, an interview or even a party. 

NIGHT OUTS AND EVENING EVENTS

Skirt suits with long jackets, large blazers, shorter skirts, see-through leggings, knee-high-boots, and dark, chic colors are the new way to go for an evening outdoors. Body-hugging skirts and tops with oversized blazers and jackets look like the perfect combination of composed but party-ready.

While some might disagree, women with an overall sophisticated aesthetic style in terms of their wardrobe will love this new trendy way to wear suits even out of the office.

MONOCHROMATIC & CONSVERVATIVE

In the modern world, all kinds of norms are being challenged, and it looks like while there are changing standards of skirt suits in the fashion industry, classic, conservative skirt suits are still popular among fashion designers.

WORK-STYLE BALANCE

For years, the traditional pencil skirt or skirt suit ensemble has evolved to become more stylish and less boring. Today, a classic skirt suit looks as professional as anything while maintaining the style component. 

The fall/winter 2020-2021 skirt suit trend are for women who like to maintain and balance style while being in a workplace – see the various styling trends below.  

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With this recent trend, and what's expected in the market for winter 2021, it looks like skirt suits are evolving more than ever and it seems like it's happening for the best!