pants suit


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The petulant pant suit is teaming up with Steven Spielberg, whoever that is, to produce a documentary on the woman suffrage movement. Fox News, "Gutfeld: Be nicer. It will drive your enemies nuts," 5 Aug. 2018 The former actress has previously frequented pant suits in her royal career. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Wears a Chic Altuzarra Suit to the WellChild Awards with Prince Harry," 4 Sep. 2018 In her new film A Simple Favor, Blake Lively plays a high-powered fashion PR, flaunting a myriad of pant suits in the role. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Blake Lively Reveals a Brand New Look in Paris," 20 Sep. 2018 Natural hair styles like locs, cornrows, and afros were proudly displayed above the crowds; ruffled pant suits, wide cut motorcycle pants, and flower crowns stretched across the lawns; blue, glitter, and dark shadows glimmered across the eyelids. Elijah Craig Ii, Teen Vogue, "25 Natural Hairstyles from Afropunk 2018 to Try Now," 28 Aug. 2018 From black dresses on red carpets to white pant suits in politics, in 2018 fashion is increasingly being used to convey social, political and personal views. Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle, "Fashion’s new optics: Clothing is the medium for messaging," 21 Feb. 2018 Meghan started the morning in a boat-neck style dress and later changed into a black pant suit. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry sample Dublin's charms in Ireland visit," 11 July 2018 But this afternoon, Meghan stepped out in a sleek black pant suit for the second day of her official visit to Ireland. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Wears a Chic Black Suit on Her Second Day in Ireland," 11 July 2018 To preserve his legacy, an outgoing president backs his party’s nominee, who is played by Meryl Streep in various Kim Jong Un pant suits. John Kass,, "Some story pitches for the Obamas and Netflix," 8 June 2018

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1964, in the meaning defined above

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