pants suit


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Even worse for those backing the midi, pant suit sales nearly doubled over the year as women decided to ditch the skirt debacle altogether. Marlen Komar, Vox, "The surprisingly controversial history of the midi-length skirt," 27 June 2019 The funeral home had a dress code that required male funeral directors to wear pant suits and women to wear skirt suits. Kathryn Vasel, CNN, "Fired for being transgender: The fight for LGBTQ workers' rights," 14 June 2019 The Duchess of Cambridge actually wore the latter two accessories with her sleek pant suit look from her visit to Cyprus with Prince William last week. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Wears a Green Polka Dot Dress for Her Latest Royal Event," 11 Dec. 2018 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

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1964, in the meaning defined above

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