From the classic Chanel suit to Diane Keaton's sublime, androgynous Annie Hall, to power dressing in the 80s with Grace Jones and Bianca Jagger... A trousers and jacket set has been à la mode for decades now.
Today we are styling it differently - even wearing it with sliders and sneakers for a modern feel.
Take a look at some of the many versatile ways to ace this look:
Wear your suit with some of these lovely pairs of shoes.
Shop suits here:
We LOVE this pair of houndstooth trousers from Spree.co.za
Pair with an H&M jacket
Superbalist.com's pink suit is to die for!
Oh, and Zara might just take home the prize for coolest suits - get one in black, white, with jacquard detailing, in mustard and even in florals.
TIP: Also peruse some of your local vintage stores and markets for good quality suits at a fraction of the price.