Few things speak so loudly as pinstripes. The associations come fast and furious: bankers, Savile Row, et al. In the past couple of years, fashion has found a real affinity for the pattern (particularly the nonchalance of it when teamed with, say, some crisp white kicks), but it’s long been a staple of stylish women who love to flirt with androgyny, the Twiggys and Madonnas of the world. In honor of the upcoming men’s collections, we’re looking back at 15 iconic snaps of women breaking up the boys’ club in pinstripes. Click through the slideshow above to see them all—Gordon Gecko may have a bit more in common with Gaultier than you’d think.
—Kristin Anderson, Style.com