There is something about bourgeois classics that looks so right this season. Maybe it’s a respite from all the outsize proportions or throwback fantasies; maybe it’s a pivot toward towards clothes that endure, which is an important part of the sustainable fashion cycle. These styles also point to the liberated 1970s (think Faye Dunaway in Network), a time that resonates today as more women take the lead in business, the arts, and politics. The elements here are tweedy checks, blouson jackets, knee-length skirts, slim flares and pretty blouses. Sleek bags, polished boots, statement specs, and a printed silk scarf complete the traditional yet emancipated look.