The easiest way to make tailoring your strong suit this season

The suit has undoubtedly become a mainstay of designer collections. Appearing in various iterations of colour, fabric and cut, the origin of this style’s appeal lies in its ability to be transcendently flattering. Tapered to fit ‘just so’, the tailored two-piece represents autonomy and bona fide ‘don’t-mess-with-me’ chic, harking back to the women in workplaces of old — where wearing the pants (literally) was one step closer to a seat at the table.

So when it comes to donning the iconic look ourselves, it’s no surprise that the designer with an eye for understated sophistication and a reputation for perfecting work-ready pieces has our seasonal suiting sorted. Combine Helen Cherry‘s Bacall jacket and Dara pants for a pair that’s as polished as Fred and Ginger — and keeps you feeling sleek from office hours through to whatever might come afterwards. Constructed in a subtle, neutral grey plaid, whether you pair with a crisp, white button-down or dare to bare some skin for an evening-worthy ensemble, this effortless suit is sure to be your go-to for the season.


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