suit by Hugo Boss
Hugo Boss is a German based company founded in 1923. Most people associate the name Hugo Boss with their dapper men’s suiting, but what they may not realize is that the brand designs beautiful clothing and suiting for women. In fact Hugo Boss appointed designer Jason Wu as their creative director of womenswear in 2013; Wu is known best for designing both of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Inauguration gowns and being one of her favorite designers of everyday fashion. There is a Hugo Boss store located downtown DC at City Center, conveniently located in the professional district, that carries the full Hugo Boss women’s collection.
As of today, the current CEO of Hugo Boss announced that he is stepping down due to weak sales in both China and the US. Read more here.
Also, here is the exact top I am wearing and similar tops:
I am personally relieved that wearing suits is no longer an everyday standard required of women in professional settings. However, there are times when you need a really well made suit with a great cut. For years I tried many suit brands including Theory, J. Crew and even Ann Taylor. I couldn’t find a suit that was flattering to my womanly figure that was still reasonably priced.
I finally dedicated a shopping trip to finding the best suit. I really didn’t want to have to pay an outrageous price and have to eat at Subway for the next month, but I was on a mission to find the perfect suit. I tried on many brands and finally the salesperson asked if I had ever tried Hugo Boss? I didn’t realize at that time that Hugo Boss made women’s clothing, but I knew their men’s suits were outstanding. She brought me the suit featured in my photos today and I have never looked back. This suit is the BEST suit I have ever owned. I eventually bought the navy version.
After buying this suit I have run into many female professionals who own and love the same suit. What is interesting is that these women all have very different body types and their ages range from late twenties to late sixties. I mean, I’ve never heard of a clothing designer creating one item that can be appropriate for multiple age groups and body types. I’m sort of convinced Hugo Boss is the miracle worker of women’s suits.
This suit is appropriate for business. There are suits for other occasions, but this is 100% workwear.
I plan to periodically post different looks I wear with my Hugo Boss suit. I am always looking for inspiration when it comes to wearing suits.