Power Dressing

Power Dressing First Ladies, Women Politicians & Fashion

Paperback (01 Mar 2011) | English

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Synopsis

Some find the constant scrutiny an unwelcome intrusion; others use fashion as their secret weapon. Whatever their views, women in politics know they will be judged by how they dress more than their male counterparts. In Power Dressing, fashion journalist Robb Young offers an engaging perspective on the ability of style to influence the careers of women politicians and first ladies. Concise thematic chapters are interspersed with profiles of more than 50 serving and former women presidents, prime ministers, MPs, royals and wives from over 30 countries, ranging from such contemporary figures as Michelle Obama, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Angela Merkel and Queen Rania of Jordan to such iconic women as Eva Perón, Imelda Marcos and Margaret Thatcher. Featuring hundreds of photographs that shed light on political context, and quotations from prominent figures commenting on each woman’s style, this fascinating book reveals the milestone ‘fashion moments’ as well as the unspoken rules of the political fashion game.

Book information

ISBN: 9781858945156
Publisher: Merrell Publishers, LTD
Imprint: Merrell Publishers
Pub date:
DEWEY: 391.0432
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 739g
Height: 229mm
Width: 190mm
Spine width: 18mm