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    CHRISTA D’SOUZA debates whether the suit can lose its classic image to become her go-to modern power piece

    There is not much that could get me into a pantsuit. There are just so very many cheap-looking ones around: bunching across the shoulders; straining against curves; shiny knees… it’s hard not to be put off. Yes, I know we’re all supposed to be wearing one this season, but really, the only thing that is going to force me to wear one is, uggh, a fancy dress party. To which I had the misfortune of being invited to just the other weekend, and yup, ended up wearing that thing I never ever wear. It being Mamma Mia! themed, double uggh, I got myself a blonde wig but there the literacy ended. Sorry, can’t do, won’t do. Instead, in the hope of looking vaguely


    A strong look from Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane

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