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Mannishness

See also Boyishness.
Amazon
female warrior. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 18]
Boadicea
(Boudicca) British queen and warrior; slew 80,000 Romans. [Br. Hist.: Walsh, Classical, 58]
Bradamant
female knight-errant. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso]
Brass, Sally
couldn’t tell her apart from brother Sampson. [Br. Lit.: The Old Curiosity Shop]
Omphale
Lydian queen; wore Hercules’ lion skin. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 269]
Rosie the Riveter
popular WWII song romanticizing women workers. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 395]
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If you''re looking for mannish workwear, an oversize boyfriend shirt brings an 80s vibe into the office or look the business in tux or peg trousers teamed with fierce heels.
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So it is yes to the wet look leggings and pink snakeskin courts (honestly I really did buy a pair and they are supersexy) and it is yes to the mannish blazer and ripped stonewash jeans.
We can choose girlie kitten heels or mannish brogues.
BE MORE FEMININE The lady-to-ladette look allowed us to don trilby hats, stride in mannish trousers and pull on brogues.
This winter it's all about trousers, worn as mannish but sexy.
Lose your girly streak in this season's mannish fashions.
Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Frisky and Mannish where, quite frankly, anything is possible when it comes to music.
Chunky cardigans, mannish blazers and supersized scarves have all tried to oust the trusty winter coat.
DO team with a sexy blouse or a mannish shirt for a modern look.
Flashback to the 1940s with cinched in waists and floral dresses evoking bygone eras, mix flimsy dresses and short tuxedo jackets or team mannish wide-legged trousers with demure blouses.