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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Hillary Clinton, Former Secretary of State

“Style-wise, Clinton’s really come into her own in recent years, and part of her fashion success stems from her reliance on black and white,” says Wagner. “It makes a lot of sense: Because it’s the color combo favored by powerful men, Clinton fits in anywhere in the world, but it’s also stylish, graphic and flattering.” Another bonus? “Black and white pieces simplify travel dressing -- a must for any woman who has to hit the road for work.”

GET-AHEAD TIP: When in doubt, make a beeline for black-and-white.

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