12 Powerful Fashion Moments From Female Politicians Over The Years
Don’t forget about them.
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It’s no secret women in politics have used their clothes and accessories to
send powerful messages
to their supporters (and opponents) over the years. The convergence between fashion and politics has birthed many memorable style moments, see some of them ahead.
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Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman to be elected to Congress in 1968. She celebrated her victory by flashing the peace sign to supporters and wore white to pay tribute to
the suffragist movement
— a move her female political successors have followed.
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