Amal Clooney’s Plaid Pants & Top Made For One Of Her Boldest Looks To Date
Leave it to Amal Clooney to effortlessly serve next-level workwear vibes for a swanky night out in Italy. Rounding out a marathon of winning looks in a matter of days, Amal Clooney's plaid pants and top were a bold take on date-night style for the 41-year-old lawyer. Stepping out in Rome with her husband of four years on her arm, the human rights advocate and style tastemaker nailed the chic asymmetrical checked set flawlessly, taking a bold departure from her usual suiting preferences.
Clooney has opted for tweed skirt suits and coordinated straight-leg sets in the past, but the blue plaid number from Prabal Gurung's Pre-Autumn/Winter '19 took her polished work-ready style up a notch. From the floor-length, wide-leg pants to the ruffly, lace-trimmed silhouette, edgy details paved the way for the seriously eye-catching moment.
Unsurprisingly, Clooney pulled off the unusual outfit with signature style and grace, her lightly curled raven hair cascading past the shoulders, accented with a metallic gold clutch and nude suede pumps. George Clooney clearly got the memo that it was Amal's time to shine, keeping things classic with a fitted navy suit, dress shoes, and a touch of gray scruff.
Everyone from Bella Hadid to Tracee Ellis Ross has made it clear that suits have a spot in their wardrobe rotations for spring, and Clooney's reworked style is a prime example on how to mix up the classic trend. As proven by the commanding date-night look, it's all in the details, and experimental cuts and atypical silhouettes offer a welcomed elevated twist.
Make like Amal and step up your suiting game by shopping The Zoe Report's picks for Clooney-inspired styles that are far from basic.
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Plaid Asymmetric Top
The masterful tailoring on this unique work-ready top is bound to turn heads no matter where you're headed.
Plaid Twill Flared Trousers
Whether paired with the matching top or something more casual, you're sure to get plenty of wear out of these effortlessly cool flares.
Jina Checked Linen Blazer
Serve '80s revival with a pop of color and added structure via this checked linen blazer.
Ryan Belted Checked Linen Wrap Skirt
Mix up your look with this belted wrap skirt that's anything but average.
Puff Sleeve Tie Waist Jacket
The voluminous ruffles on this pinstripe jacket make it a sound option for a sophisticated date night.
Complete the look with matching pinstripe pants that will look equally chic with sneakers or pumps.
Plaid Asymmetric Top
This asymmetric top stands all on its own, so pair with simple denim and booties and you're all set.