12/12/2014 01:00 pm ET

8 Badass Bosses & How They Made It


It wasn’t all that long ago that a woman had to wear a suit to be taken seriously in the workplace, much less to be viewed and respected as the boss. We certainly wouldn't turn down a Bianca Jagger-esque set or a borrowed-from-the-boys silhouette, but the old stereotype that a blazer and tie is the mark of a professional is one that's limiting, boring, and simply no longer true. We've seen a huge transformation of workwear uniforms, the most exciting of which is happening right now. The eight ladies ahead are some of our favorite examples of what that evolution looks like.

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