Back in the Eighties, designers such as Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Thierry Mugler, Claude Montana and Giorgio Armani led their own women’s power fashion movement — on and off the runway. They gave women the ultimate girl-boss wardrobe: decisive big shoulders, boxy pants, assertive fitted waists and imposing proportions.
Fall 2017 Trend: Power Surge, Then
From the WWD archives, a look back at power dressing.
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