8 Times Celebs Proved It’s Better To Borrow From The Boys

We love an LBD as much as the next girl, but let’s face it—sometimes the old faithful gets a tad boring. And though we’ll always appreciate an über-feminine confection when feeling romantic, there are moments that simply call for something different. Enter: a menswear-inspired ensemble, which remains a timeless choice on account of its decided versatility. Though a suit by basic definition can seem rudimentary, there are a variety of styling tricks and design variations that elevate it into unexpected territory. Here, eight times celebs made a case for ditching the girly dress to borrow from the boys instead.

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Ruby Rose

Ruby tempers a sexy bustier top with high-waisted pants and a blazer draped over the shoulders.

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Amandla Stenberg

Amandla's look includes all the makings of a modern suiting ensemble—an unexpected color and nuanced silhouette punctuated by edgy accessories.

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Kendall Jenner

Kendall balances printed, oversize separates with delicate lingerie. Re-create a less-daring take on her look by swapping the bra for a lace bodysuit.

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Alexa Chung

In case you needed proof a tux can be ultra-glamorous, look no further than Alexa's opulent sequined ensemble.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

The queen of unstudied cool, Rosie knows the instant polish of an all-black look. Finished with a sleek bun, leather tote and simple sandals, this equation is truly timeless.

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Olivia Palermo

For a more sultry take on the monochromatic look, make like Olivia and wear a blazer as a top—just don't forget your pasties and Topstick.

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Dree Hemingway

Dree's take on tomboy chic is arrow-sharp—a lived-in rocker tee and classic Chucks balance the girlish hue of her Gucci suit.

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Karlie Kloss

Karlie's sophisticated daytime ensemble proves that ladylike elegance and sportswear ease aren't mutually exclusive. Her cropped trousers and simple sneakers are pulled together by the power of a prim blazer.

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