These are the best suit styles for middle-aged women in a managerial position that would also suit your personal style? Read ahead for useful style tips.
What are some of the suits styles for middle aged women in a managerial position? ~ Daphne
There is a general notion that once you reach the top ladder and become a manager, your work wardrobe should also have a promotion. However, I read somewhere that when you´re still a regular employee, you should endeavor to dress smartly and sharply in order to impress your superiors and to send them the message that you aim the top. But that once you become a manager, you should dress simply in order to send the message to your subordinates that you’re approachable.
I´m not an expert on that area so I can´t say if the principle is absolutely correct or not, although I believe that it´s a good point to ponder.
Daphne actually also asked for best professional dresses, but I´ve decided to allot a different blog post for it. This article will focus on some of the best suit styles for middle aged women, manager or not.
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1. Best Suit Styles for Middle-aged Women: Metallic Lace-Shoulder Peplum Skirt Suit
Just because you´re giving orders to men and women under you doesn´t mean you can stop embracing your femininity. Go for this extra elegant and feminine peplum suit skirt with accents of lace at the shoulders. Because it´s nude, your suit doesn´t demand attention, which is best for days when you want to easily stay in the background while observing your people´s performance.
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2. Jacquard V-Neck Skirt Suit
If you have the figure, try a stretch crepe jacquard two-piece with slim jacket accented with a slim black belt. You can easily break the suit by wearing the jacket with trousers or other solid skirts, and teaming the skirt with a white button down or other solid three quarter sleeves blouses.
3. Best Suit Styles for Middle-aged Women: Metallic Tweed Skirt Suit
This metallic tweed skirt suit in red, with long sleeves, fitted jacket and straight skirt, speaks of professionalism and modesty while its fringed collar and hem send the message that you want your people to do their best but that you´re not a perfectionist.
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4. Peplum Skirt Suit Set with Jeweled Buttons
Albert Nipon Peplum Skirt Suit Set with Jeweled Buttons
This skirt suit is an evening suit. It´s a satin skirt suit with jeweled buttons and peplum hem on jacket, an elegant evening option for powerful and successful women.
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5. Best Suit Styles for Middle-aged Women: Three-Button Metallic Lace Skirt Suit
Tahari ASL Three-Button Metallic Lace Skirt Suit
A gorgeous metallic jacket and elegant lace skirt set is far from any dull suit. It´s a great way to bring glamor to the office and to make middle age look stunning.
6. Suiting Blazer with Sheen
Alexander Wang Suiting Blazer with Sheen
It´s a suit blazer with matching pencil skirt in shimmery sharkskin-inspired finish, an investment suit that´s perfect for women in high powered positions and a go-to suit for business meetings. I imagine how smart Angelina Jolie would look in it.
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7. Best Suit Styles for Middle-aged Women: Single-Button Seamed Skirt Suit
Regardless your age, adding in bright colors to your work wardrobe is always a great idea. Give your suit collection a refresh with this single-button seamed skirt suit in teal.
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8. Herringbone Pant Suit with Scarf
Lesuit Le Suit Notch-Collar Herringbone Pant Suit with Scarf
A regal purple pants suit with 3-button closure, long sleeves, flare pants and a complementing scarf is both smart and gorgeous. A pair of black slingback heels are perfect to complete the look.
9. Pantsuit & Printed Scarf
Le Suit Herringbone Pantsuit & Printed Scarf
It´s a classic pantsuit featuring herringbone pattern and a polished style which commands attention. Its pants are mid rise and because they sit waistband below natural waist, they´ll flatter even a round middle.
10. Best Suit Styles for Middle-aged Women: Flex Suiting Blazer
Helmut Lang, Flex Suiting Blazer
If you have an apple shape, you should look for jackets that are fitted in the body but loose at the waist. This structured designer jacket has leather contrast inserts at collars.
11. Twill Skirt Suit
Le Suit Twill Skirt Suit, $59.99 (Was $120)
If you have small top and large bottom, go for suit details at the top and a simple bottom half.
12. Two-Button Pinstriped Pantsuit
Every working chick should have a reliable tailored suit, whether the bottom is pants or a skirt. It features a structured jacket and an overall slim silhouette.
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Jackets that are in dark shades such as black, dark brown and dark green are wise investment because they´re not only elegant all the time or versatile, they also blend well with almost any bottom in your closet. So here are the three highly recommended jackets for you hard-working, over-achieving chicks.
13. Best Suit Styles for Middle-aged Women: Dark Green Embellished Collar Blazer
If we want to keep our look powerful and professional, we don´t want jackets that are overly eye—catching and totally trendy. We want a suit jacket which is updated with modern features but that it is still classy.
Go for this dark green tailored jacket which is styled with beaded collar, contrast trims and jetted jackets. This topper has got the look, the wow-effect which will subtly level up your business attire. Keep the elegant with an all-black mix, or partner it with a red or mustard knee-length pencil skirt.
14. Black Camouflage Suit Jacket
Feeling dull with black jackets? There is now a way to freshen up your suit outfits – the camouflage suit jacket! It boosts your tailoring with textures and subtle print. Worn with pencil skirt, you are treated to a powerful twist work suit. Stick with black pumps and add color to the ensemble through your handbag.
For evening affairs, experiment with this jacket by teaming it with leather pants, colored or printed trousers.
15. Best Suit Styles for Middle-aged Women: Black Jacquard Suit Jacket
This jacquard jacket reminds me of the fabulous investment Thai silk suits which I used to wear to special business functions in Bangkok. There is an element of success, kindá status symbol, in this material.
It´s a way to let your suit jacket shine with metallic jacquard and perfect tailoring. Teamed with an equally opulent piece, jacquard trousers, you have a set which is both powerful for work and smarted up sparkle to an evening event.
There´s no more reason to stay in the background. By investing on a suit jacket which is updated with glamor and edge, you are assured to look professional while stylish at all times.
So these are some of the best suit styles for women in a managerial positions, from skirt suits to pant suits as well as for casual smart and formal wear, you can take the styles that suit your personality and office environment.