Did you know?, Fashion History

Did you know? Women’s Power Suit Edition

In 1910s, the suffragettes movement in the UK brought to women the first power suit.
In the 1920s, Chanel designed a female suit as a way to free women from corsets and tight clothes. Even though Chanel’s suit was revolutionary, it was Marcel Rochas that, in 1932, created women’s first pantsuit.
The most iconic pantsuit for women was created in 1966 by Yves Saint Laurent: “le smoking” – a female version of men’s tuxedo

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