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MASCULINE TAILORING: DRESS LIKE A MAN, FEEL LIKE A WOMAN.

Nothing says sophisticated androgyny quite like well-cut Savile Row-inspired tailoring. Follow suit and take inspiration from the Saint Laurent spring/summer 2014 runway – sharp, sleek and to the point, this is how to show the boys exactly how it’s done.

BLACK AND WHITE
Make monochrome separates your go-to for classic androgyny.

LOVABLE BROGUE
Slip on a pair of mannish flats to really
mean business.
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POP YOUR COLLAR
Even if you just flash the collar, a fuchsia blouse will add feminine appeal.

GET THE LOOK

Drape your jacket across your shoulders for a relaxed take on the trend.

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CHECK IT OUT: THIS SEASON, GEOMETRIC PRINTS RULE.

From grown-up gingham to windowpane plaid, geometric patterns have taken a glamorous turn for spring/summer 2014. Less schoolgirl more sophisticate, take your cues from the Chanel catwalk and keep it modern yet chic.

SQUARE DANCE

For maximum impact, wear the trend head-to-toe. Check, set, match.

PREPPY CHIC
Break up plaid with a pair of classic black trousers.

Photo: John Paul Pietrus / Stylist: Sorrel Kinder / Make-up: Liz Martin / Frank Agency
Hair: Carolyn O’Neil / August Management Models: Joanna / Establishment, Sarah B / NEXT

TRUE BLUE
Take on a springtime nautical theme with classic navy and white.

TOUGHEN UP
Take inspiration from Alexa Chung and add a leather jacket, or go for plaid – as seen at Chanel.

GET THE LOOK
Swap brogues for heels for a sophisticated finish
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