Rocking the Menswear Look

Menswear Inspired Must-Have #1: Women's Button Down Shirt

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Menswear Inspired Must-Have #2: Wide leg Trouser: Chelsea28 Wide Leg Flannel Pant

Menswear Inspired Must-Have #3: Women's Converse Chuck Taylor 'Shoreline' Sneaker

Add jewelry like these Antique Victorian Bangles to soften this streamline look. Antique Victorian Bangles–See similar items: (one), (two), (three), (four), (five), (six)

Add jewelry like these Antique Victorian Bangles to soften this streamline look. Antique Victorian Bangles–See similar items: (one), (two), (three), (four), (five), (six)

MensWear Inspired Must-Have #4: Coat: Emerson Fry, Tote last season, find similar hereGraf & Lanz

Pearl drop earrings & necklace are a soft counterpoint to this tailored look. 

Pearl drop earrings & necklace are a soft counterpoint to this tailored look. 

Menswear Inspired Must-Have #5: Button-down, collared shirt. Find similar here: Finley Long Sleeve Matthew Tunic

Menswear Inspired Must-Have #6: Ray-Ban 'Classic Wayfarer' Polarized Sunglasses


You may remember Jaclyn Smith (Charlie's Angels era) rocking the menswear look in the late 70's and although there are plenty of trends from that era that should stay there, this is one that we are happy to see making a return. There is something elegant and unexpected about a pleated, wide-legged pant with a button-down shirt (remember Annie Hall?), or an understated smaller lapel on a woman's coat that is both timeless and style savvy. Pair this look with converse tennis shoes or a pair of classic leather broques and you can make this look your own. We love it as it can be dressed up for the office or an event or dressed down for more casual days. Worried about looking too "tomboy"? Throw on bangles, drop earrings and necklace for a hint of femininity.