Forget traditional suiting. Make modern ladylike dressing work with Victorian flamboyance. Essentials take form as exaggerated pussy blouses, elevated with an oversized trophy brooch. For a more opulent take, consider rich velvets in deep red and burgundy.
Blouse, Saint Laurent New romantics by way of Victoriana at Milan Fashion Week
Brooch, Alexander McQueen
Trousers, Dries Van Noten