Coat: In keeping with the look's borrowed-from-the-boys theme, choose a long overcoat in a khaki or camel hue. The subtle color contrast between the coat and suit keeps the look from feeling one note and allows the individual pieces to stand out on their own.
Similar Essentials: Fleurette Notch Collar Long Coat ($585); Steve Alan Jacqueline Wool and Cashmere-Blend Coat ($258).
Pantsuit: Pick a pantsuit with a streamlined silhouette so as not to distract from the color variations. A cropped trouser will add a touch of femininity to the overall look, while showcasing your footwear.
Similar Essentials: Rachel Roy Quilted Jacket ($139) and Ankle Pants ($97); Express Ultimate Double Weave Peplum Seamed Jacket ($118) and Ultimate Double Weave Editor Ankle Pants ($70).
Shoes: Complement the suit's boyish look with a dapper pair of oxfords.
Similar Essentials: Jil Sander Patent Oxford Shoes ($376); Dr. Martens Joyce English Brogues ($162); Chelsea Crew Sterling Lace-Up Oxfords ($49).--Jessica Baker