Suits are stale and boring and meant for work ... well, no

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Suits are stale and boring and meant for work ... well, no

There is power in wearing the office staple. Just not in the ways you might have imagined

Keneilwe Pule


This season break the unwritten rules of how and when to wear a suit. Assemble asymmetrical cut-outs, bright colours and prints all paired with unconventional items such as bucket hats, crop tops and chunky sneakers. Versatile check
Go for a classic masculine check print suit in multi-colours and add accessories for a feminine touch.
The manly edit
Mix up a structured suit in a faded colour with a satin shirt and slides for a relaxed look.
Belt it
Channel an Asian-inspired aesthetic with an added belt feature to break the crisp lines of a collar. Accessorise with mismatched earrings and stacked rings for a chic outfit.
Safari style
Going to a safari? Don’t limit yourself to cargo trousers and drawstring hats. Instead go for full suit with oversized pockets to get maximum functionality and comfort.
On holiday
Nothing says you’re relaxed more than a pyjama style suit in tropical colours. Pair it with slides for a walk along the beach or a mule for a dinner date.
Crop top
High-waisted trousers are always a good reason to wear a crop top. Wear with a matching suit jacket with rolled up sleeves as an added detail.
Shorten things up
For a casual looking outfit, go for a suit with short trousers. Pair it with flatform sneakers, a bucket hat and minimal jewellery.
Bright colours
Pull off a bright coloured suit paired with a blouse and loafers for a day at the office.
The logo
If you are keen on making a statement, go for a logo full suit and accessorise it with equally daring pieces such as oversized glasses.

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