The New Age in Power Dressing - The New York Times

The New Age in Power Dressing - The New York Times

“I think America, and the electorate, is finally ready to embrace that, the idea of women politicians wearing something that is fun and feminine, without it being an issue,” said Lyn Paolo, the costume designer for “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder.”

Dress the Part, and It's Easier to Walk the Walk - The New York Times

Dress the Part, and It's Easier to Walk the Walk - The New York Times

The way we dress affects the way we feel. And the way we feel affects our ability to get stuff done and influence people. Call it superficial if you want, but researchers have a different name for the link between what we wear and how we feel: enclothed cognition.

Nicola Sturgeon, Cloaked in a New Mantle of Power - The New York Times

Nicola Sturgeon, Cloaked in a New Mantle of Power - The New York Times

...since last November, when Ms. Sturgeon became the party leader, she stepped not only out of the shadow of her mentor, Alex Salmond, the party’s former leader, but also out of her former subdued trouser suits, donning a de facto mantle of power: not a red ermine-rimmed cloak but a neat red pencil-skirt dress. As well as a lightened Angela Merkel-style blond bob.