“Power dressing” is often a direct nod to the well-known 80s trend that encompassed business suits and sharp shoulder pads worn by women. This week however, Reinvent changes how you might view this idea by taking fashion cues from people who have influenced today’s kids at one point in their lives. These powerful women are a symbol of resiliency and self-awareness, and as such held dominion over their own lives in their own ways.
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- Eliza Espino
What do Queen Elizabeth, Madonna, and Cruella de Vill have in common? They're all bossy! But before you raise your eyebrow on this rather frank declaration, let us clear the table with the understanding that bossy in this context is not your older sister perpetually nagging you to do some of her chores, or the class know-it-all driving you down to ashes for being unskilled to her level. Bossy is a special term to describe someone who owns the power to manoeuvre their own choices while being grounded on their own personal principles. This is a term to describe a woman who takes charge of her life. Think, #GirlBoss or Bossypants.
Hence, here's Reinvent's take on staples of power dressing and why from here on out, you are to erase the stereotype that power dressing only comes in a Ms. Sara Bellum prototype.
STAPLES OF POWER DRESSING