• Style Rethink - A skinny suit
    Still thinking that sharp tailoring is only for the skinnies? CHRISTA D’SOUZA dispels the myth

    It’s that time of year again. It’s taken an age, but I’m finally lying by an infinity pool, swimsuit on, cocktail in hand, basking in sunshine. And yet, the only thing that is on my mind is getting home to start purchasing my fabulous new FW14 wardrobe. I have a list of hero pieces that will change my look – possibly my life – forever, but the one that I really, really want for fall is a suit, and no matter how hot and muggy it gets here in Turkey, the more imperative – nay, crucial – it is that I get one.

    But not just any old suit. I’m talking about a sleek, streamlined Saint Laurent- style suit: narrow, tailored pants with

    BLACK-TIE DRESSING
    Angelina Jolie on the 2014 BAFTA red carpet: a masterclass in the skinny-suit silhouette

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    Photograph: Rex Features

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