Runway Trend Alert – Like the Boys

Ever since Coco Chanel cut a dress from tweed and Garbo sauntered in her pleated trousers (and even before that), women of fashion have played with the sartorial vocabulary of menswear. For F/W 13, Paris runways featured all sorts of riffs on menswear tailoring, with slouchy, slightly offbeat pieces cut from pinstripes (knitted or woven), Prince of Wales plaids, houndstooths or flannel suitings. – Sharon Graubard

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