The working class: Why the casualisation of suiting is here to stay

Growing workwear trends give a new meaning to power dressing and suits. Supplied: Argent.
Suiting was once reserved for men’s formal attire and workwear but now the fashion industry is following consumer trends and doubling down on business casual. Traditional workwear pieces including trousers, blazers, vests and loafers are being reimagined and restyled for uses beyond the office.  This corporate aesthetic that is bleeding into consumers’ everyday wear signals more than just a style fad. Fashion trends are a tell for the broader climate and more often than not mirror socie

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