The Old Oxford: The Lady in the Suit

(All photos by Jesse Untracht-Oakner) When you see a woman truly wearing a suit it catches your eye, and she is an image hard to forget.  When Balzac wrote that “If clothing is the whole man, it is even more so the whole woman,” in 1830, he probably didn’t envision Marlene Dietrich, Katherine Hepburn, Grace Jones, or Patti Smith transforming garments traditionally made for men into something subversive, iconic, and beautiful.  Amber Doyle is in that school of women who can […]

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