Long before fashion powerhouses–including Jil Sander, Dolce & Gabbana and Lanvin–began creating menswear-inspired collections for women, women had been borrowing from men’s fashion for ages. TLC, Aaliyah, Janelle Monae and Rihanna have proved over time that in more ways than one anything guys can wear, women can certainly style better and rock harder. Baggy pants, jerseys, timberlands and tuxedos are amongst the fashions some of these women have borrowed from the guys and made it into their own. True to form, the style they donned with a masculine touch became some of their signature looks resonating through fashion, standing the test of time.
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