From First Lady to First Female Presidential Nominee – See Hillary Clinton’s Iconic Style

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We watched her evolve from a first lady in pearls who reinvented the position of presidential spouse to a powerful leader in her own right. In pantsuits.

Hillary didn’t invent the pantsuit or its usefulness to working women, but from her massive platform, women watched her distill gendered expectations and the entire sartorial vocabulary of powerful men into one distinct image that said everything that needed to be said.

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We’ve listed the best of Hillary’s outfits  as she proves you can be a powerful woman and be killer at dressing at the same time.

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From stripy trousers and pant-suits to glasses to die for, from her time at college to the Hill-Bill hippie days, Hillary Clinton was and is a fashion icon and a true leader.

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Quotes from: ‘Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox’  essay from Deb Rox, excerpted from the book edited by Joanne Cronrath Bamberger – Buy from Amazon.com

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Written by Jasmine Gill

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I'm the associate entertainment editor at FashionStyleMag.com, which is a fancy way of saying, "I write about celebrities doing stuff." One day I hope to become the world's preeminent Beyoncéologist, as well as the proud owner of at least five or six pugs. I also enjoy fine bourbons, college basketball, and pretty much any television show that involves magical creatures.

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