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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Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts

From a style perspective, one thing women can learn from Elizabeth Warren is that we have more options than collared shirts under collared blazers, says Wagner. “If you’ve got a closet full of button-front blouses, invest in a shawl-front jacket for more visual interest.”

GET-AHEAD TIP: Look for unusual plackets and collars, and seek out collarless jackets to modernize pieces you already own.

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