How to shop and wear tailored summer suits like your fave celebs this party season


Remember when Blake Lively was going through a suit moment and everyone had their speculations about it?

Was it was to promote her then upcoming movie or a protest against fashion gender stereotypes?

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Because we all know the suit to be more of a borrowing from the boys trend, it was quite empowering to watch her own the look. Not only that, it seems the talented and stylish as ever actress was on to something.

The trend can be seen in many 2019 spring collections such as Balenciaga, Michael Kors and Marc Jacobs spring 2019. And our favourite local celebs such as Lerato Kganyago and Bonang Matheba have both nailed its different iterations.

READ MORE: The new power suit is your answer to spring's moody weather

Not only that, but these suits allow for powerful fashion moments, can be worn with heels or sneakers and offer you the option of professional, sexy and even both.

Here are some of our top summer tailored suit statements.

Bonang Matheba

Lerato Kganyago

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Out and about on a Thursday! ??

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Blake Lively

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?? Let the games begin...

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Beyoncé Knowles

Boity Thulo

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Timeless. ??

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Here's where you can shop your very own tailored look.


Soft blue suit pants
light blue blazer

These soft blue suit pants are available at Superbalist for R269. The blazer is priced at R399.


Black striped blazer
pin striped suit trouser

This striped black blazer is available for R1 399 at Mango. The pants have a price tag of R699.


Soft pink sleeveless blazer

This soft pink sleeveless blazer can double as a dress and both a jacket that can be paired with pants which is perfect for South African summers. It is available at SassyChic for R750.


White blazer with strings
White pants

This white blazer is a wardrobe staple, and goes with just about anything. It is available at H&M for R629. The white skinny pants to pair it with are available at Zando for R179.


Mustard yellow suit trouser
Mustard yellow crossover

These mustard yellow suit trousers offer the perfect summer colour pop. They are available at Poised for R810 while the top goes for R867.

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