Are you a fearless, liberated, independent woman? Tuxedo – known as a female power suit, is a perfect ensemble for a woman who wants to make a bold and powerful fashion statement.
Though traditionally, Tuxedo has been considered as a men’s fashion attire; of late it has become a hot fashion trend for women ,giving them a stylish, sophisticated, and feminine look– all at the same time! A woman in a tuxedo or a suit will always stand out in the crowd and will make a classy and elegant statement.I would personally tag it as sophisticated glamour ensemble which has now become a women’s wear classic and a must have for women’s wardrobe.
To give you a brief history about the origin of Women tuxedo, this style was first created by fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent as a part of his Autumn/Winter ‘Pop Art’ collection in 1966 and was called Le Smoking Tuxedo suit. The outfit allowed woman to feel empowered because of its strong symbolization of being successful, powerful and gave a strong sense of a breakthrough women when she wore stereotypical male clothing. This style was made iconic in Helmut Newston’s photographs shot for French Vougue featuring models wearing three piece tuxedo suit. German -American actress and singer Marlene Dietrich was one of the famous ladies to don tuxedo suits .