Memorable Moments In Powersuits

Memorable Moments Of Women In Powersuits

You can look but you won’t find an outfit that screams “career woman” more quite like a power suit. This boxy suit became the uniform for pop-culture representations of working women.

Now that there is a far wider variety in jobs for women, women have abandoned the stiff button-ups for more casual  work styles. However, the outfit of choice for those in the political trenches, like Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel, and modified versions continue to be embraced by pop stars like Lorde and Rihanna, who performed in a Margiela couture suit at the Grammys.power1

Melanie Griffith In Working Girl

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Rhianna
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Hillary Clinton
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Murphy Brown
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Lorde
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Madonna
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Heathers
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Joan Collins’s Golden Globe–winning run as legendary soap-opera villain Alexis Carrington brought shoulder pads to living rooms across the country.
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Christina Applegate In Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead
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Cara Delevingne
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Nancy Pelosi
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Angela Merkel

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