Oftentimes, the best role models for menswear-inspired style are, in fact, trailblazing women who expertly master the art of gender-bending dress without ever breaking a nail, like Banana Republic's new creative director Marissa Webb. Her stolen-from-the-boys aesthetic has become the unofficial blueprint for the brand's Fall 2014 collection. From oversized topcoats and men’s button-downs to silhouette-hugging skinnies and leather minis, see how bloggers Ann of Andy Heart and Arielle of Something Navy take a cue from Webb’s style by incorporating men’s pieces into their looks for fall.
Swipe down to see how you can turn what's "his" into "hers" this fall by simply mixing versatile men’s pieces into your wardrobe.
Experiment with different lengths and textures to pull this essential fall look together.
Hats off to this polished gray-on-gray ensemble styled with a tailored men's top coat.
Try this menswear-inspired outfit with just five easy pieces: a men’s long coat and white button-down, black coated skinnies, white sneakers, and tote bag.
Pair your fall skinnys with a men's shirt and blazer. Remember to add the perfect heel to keep this look strong and feminine.
If fashion history serves us well, we’d say the leather moto is the original borrowed-from-the-boyfriend piece.
Shop It: Banana Republic Leather Jacket
This oversized men's topcoat will add structure to your look, and the gray hue offers a refreshing departure from your basic black coat.
Shop It: Banana Republic Oversized Top Coat
Show off a little ankle with this ultra-chic suede D'Orsay heel.
Shop It: Adelia D'Orsay Pump
A fitted button down is part of the universal uniform for ladies and gents alike. Tip: Try one less button.