How Wearing Red Could Get You Hired & Other Fashion Tricks of Powerful Women

Take a lesson from influential women like Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Bachmann and make your work wardrobe work for you. Stylist and WorkingCloset.com blogger Susan Wagner shares the secrets of powerful women's sartorial success (22 Photos)

Katie Alberts on Jan 18, 2013 at 9:07AM

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How Wearing Red Could Get You Hired & Other Fashion Tricks of Powerful Women

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Condoleezza Rice, Former U.S. Secretary of State

“Condi, as the public likes to call her, has never looked better!” says Wagner. “Her new wardrobe of arm-baring sheaths and shifts is ideal for promoting her memoir and shows off the athleticism she was famous for while at the State Department.” Another reason Rice nails this look? “Her perfect posture--something that’s critical to looking authoritative when you’re going sleeveless!”

GET-AHEAD TIP: “Showing off toned arms connotes power, but only if you have a high neckline -- and stand up straight.”

 

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