Power suits. Everyone’s talking about them and more importantly everyone’s wearing them.
From A-List celebs hitting the red carpets to some of the world’s hottest models on the Spring/Summer runways, power suits are everywhere right now and we are loving them.
Shaped, structured, relaxed or popping with colour, there are so many variations of this trend hitting the high street. With all shapes, colours and materials covered, you can experiment with this latest trend in the hunt to find the perfect suit to suit your style.
But why is everyone loving this re-invented 80’s trend? One word, comfort.
Not only can you wear any of the below suits we’ve highlighted on a night out, these pieces are so versatile you can wear them to brunch with friends or even rock them in the office. Or why not be super adventurous and wear them to a wedding – after all, nothing screams comfort more than a wide leg suit with a relaxed blazer.
Here are some of our top picks of this empowering trend.
Blue paperbag waist wide leg trousers and Light blue ruched sleeve blazer
Sophistication is one word that springs to mind with this wide leg trouser and ruched sleeve blazer combo. The light pastel colour, partnered with the delicate belt and cute sleeve detailing makes this the ideal outfit to wear to any summer wedding.
Trousers £46 and blazer £60, River Island
Contrast Stitch Suit
The bright bold colour of this suit partnered with white stitch detailing brings major 80’s vibes to the look. The shorter leg brings a more casual look to the suit and the large statement pockets make the perfect addition to this versatile suit.
Red Tapered Pocket Detail Trousers and Red Gold Button Detail Suit Jacket
Looking to paint the town red? This suit will help you do just that. With an over sized structured jacket, we recommend you team this bold look with a cropped white top and a pair of nude heels. Go big on the lippy or pair with a statement smokey eye – go for browns and golds to ensure the suit does all the talking.
Trousers £16.99 and blazer £29.99, Quiz
M&S Collection Blazer & Wide Leg Trousers Suit Set
Keep it classy and elegant in this stunning ivory piece. Not only can you dress this up, but you can also dress it down and bring your style A-game to the office. Team with a small pair of wedges or mules for a more casual office look. Available in both ivory and pink.
£94 , Marks & Spencer
LEHH Striped blazer and ZARRA Striped tie waist trousers
Splurge on this incredible statement-making navy suit and stand out from the crowd with its beautiful pin-stripe detailing. Show that you mean business with this gorgeous piece with fly fish lapel pin by wearing it to a wedding or a job interview.
£199, Ted Baker
Long Blazer and Straight Cut Trousers
Pastels are huge just now so why not team two awesome trends in one.With the wider cut leg and fitted blazer, this well structured garment is a must-have in our eyes. In the shade of mint ice cream, it almost looks good enough to eat…
Trousers £39.99 and blazer £79.99, Zara
Light Blue Pelmet Mini Skirt and Blue Double Breasted Blazer
You don’t always need to wear trousers to master the power suit look. Why not be a little edgy and swap the tailored trousers for a mini skirt. Not only is this a little lighter for the summer months, you can wear both pieces together or separately to reveal two completely different looks.
Skirt £25 and blazer £39, Miss Selfridge