Fashion

From Marlene to Hillary: 15 Moments in Menswear for Women History

Fashion

From Marlene to Hillary: 15 Moments in Menswear for Women History

A tuxedoed Marlene Dietrich in the 1930 film Morocco.
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Wallis Simpson in a Schiaparelli Summer 1937 Collection Dinner Suit.
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Katharine Hepburn, the notorious champion of menswear for women.
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In 1966 Yves Saint Laurent created the Le Smoking tuxedo.
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Bianca Jagger wore a YSL Le Smoking jacket in her wedding to Mick Jagger.
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Diane Keaton's memorable wardrobe in Annie Hall, still imitated to this day.
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Patti Smith: poet, artist and grandmother of punk rock.
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Meanwhile, Fran Lebowitz was wearing suits like a uniform.
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Melanie Griffith and Sigourney Weaver conquered Wall Street in power suits in the 1988 film Working Girl.
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'90s grunge brought plaid, riot grrrl and androgyny. Sleater Kinney had all three.
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In 1993 a Minnesota Senator was the first woman to wear a pant suit in the Senate floor, paving the way for female politicians everywhere.
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Agyness Deyn burst on the scene equipped with a boyish haircut and her boyfriend's closet.
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Powerhouse singer Janelle Monae in her trademark tuxedo.
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Lady Gaga took menswear for women to the extreme with her alter-ego, Jo Calderone.
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YSL's 2012 Menswear campaign featuring Saskia de Brauw.
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In light of YSL picking a woman to front their menswear line and Ford Models signing a woman to their men’s division, we’ve taken a trip through gender-bending history to celebrate the women who wore the pants.