Women's Suits

The most primitive women's suits wes to ride habits, which consist of a customized coat or sleeve and comparable skirt from the 1660s. Practical and well-built, riding habits were worn not just on horseback, but also for voyage and other daytime pursuits. Suits not intentional for riding appeared in the later 19th century. Both riding routine and walking suits reflects the miniskirt and sleeve fashion of the day.

In the former half of the 20th century, the skirt suit became the general day city dress for women, in the headquarters and out; dressmaker suits features softer fabric and "feminine" facts, and blend suits were worn for semi-formal occasion in mid-century.

Under the authority of Dress for Triumph, a functioning woman's uniform of skirted suit, customized shirt, and flaccid tie progress in the 1970s and 1980s. Pant Suits was introduced by fashionable Andre Courreges in 1964 but were only steadily accepted as prescribed business dress.