2. A well-fitted suitTweed, when not executed properly, can look rather dated. Similarly, the skirt suit can look like you’re stuck in the ’80s and haven’t caught up with the changing times and tastes.
This charcoal Dolce & Gabbana that Duchess Kate sports – first at a Mental Health In Education event in 2019 and later to the Evelina Children’s Hospital this January – falls in neither predicaments.
Why? The loose, flowy skirt (instead of a pencil skirt, for example) against the structured jacket lends a more playful air to the overall ensemble. In addition, the pairing with black stockings and pumps ensure that the look remains perennial.