Getting dressed for work in Hollywood has come a long way since the “power suit,” a term inspired by the look that Giorgio Armani created for Richard Gere in 1980′s American Gigolo. “Women were in need of appropriate professional attire akin to that of men, something that would adorn them with a sense of dignity and an attitude that would enable to them to satisfy the demands of professional life without having to give up on being women,” Armani tells THR. “I tried to render all that into a strong image, and from there was born the phenomenon of the power suit.” The look clinched the designer’s dominance among showbiz clientele, along with VIP services that catered to executives such as former Paramount Pictures CEO Sherry Lansing as well as onscreen talent. While celebrity styling has become a highly visible segment of the fashion industry, executive styling — dressing studio heads, directors, writers and producers — remains on the down low. Many execs get help from retailers’ in-house personal shoppers, closet experts, stylists or a combination of all three. “It’s expected for an actress to have a stylist, but an executive ...