12 Menswear-Inspired Fashions For Women

 - Dec 21, 2008   Updated: May 27 2011
Menswear-inspired fashion for women is a perennial runway favorite. From tuxedo dresses to fedoras and ties, standard styles for men become infinitely sexier when placed on a woman's figure.

The slideshow below features some of our favorite menswear-inspired fashions for women. We've got waistcoats and tuxedo ties, lumberjack lingerie and pantsuits. Which masculine fashion will the lady in your life rock this season?

Implications - The menswear-inspired women's fashions have continued to be seen in collections as women who want to be perceived as powerful flock to wearing these fashions. The tailored look allows them to exude an in-charge attitude while still having feminine accents, which ultimately allows them to keep their gender identity intact.