The female dandy is part Beau Brummell, part Oscar Wilde, and at times a touch of Coco Chanel. It's a mixture of sharp tailoring and stereotypically masculine clothes, but all cut to accentuate and flatter the female body.
- Britishness; particularly Regency era British fashion
- High collars; ruffle and bow blouses
- Cropped slim-cut jackets in both a double or single breast
- Waist coats & tailored vests
- Fob chains
- Frock coats and tail coats
- High-waisted jodhpurs
A cinched waist is one way of feminising a masculine outfit. Try adding a waist cinching belt or nipped-in jacked to neaten up an overall dandy look.
Brooches are one of the best way to slow off that dandy edge, but to get the dandy fashion trend spot on you'll need to aim for a brooch that is slightly larger than most of those made for women. I suggest taking inspiration from men's brooche to get the androgynous feel spot on.
This are also a must in order to complete your androgynous look.
Though is rather composed of masculine inspired elements, you have to make sure you feminize your outfit.
Here is some video of the ultimate lady dandy of this generation:Janelle Monae.