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An Examination of the Power Suit

Rachael Finley explores the "fashion of power" and sits down with the champion of women and power suits, legendary civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred.
August 27, 2015, 8:33pm

Style & Error kicks off with the examination of an outfit that is both an iconic feminist statement and a fraught fashion faux pas: the power suit. On the backs of everyone from Coco Chanel to Hillary Clinton, the women's suit has evolved from a declaration of liberation to an assertion of dominance. In this episode, our host Rachael Finley, a.k.a. Steak, finds out what women are wearing to feel in-charge today and meets the feminist civil rights attorney who perfectly personifies the power suit: Gloria Allred.