Saturday, August 15, 2009

In the beginning

This blog has emerged from the confluence of a number of factors: an interest in image consulting, a love of Washington, DC, and the realization that there doesn't seem to be much editorial writing on the way women in politics dress, and the way they should dress. To be sure, there are plenty of pot shots taken at the appearance and clothing of our female leaders (and even occasionally our male leaders) by political writers, pundits and bloggers. And there's plenty of fawning over the lovely fashion choices of some political spouses. But I what I want to do is look at the way our officials, elected and appointed, dress themselves and how they should dress themselves. I think it's possible to make "Hollywood for ugly people" a little bit prettier. I believe the talking heads will pay less attention to a woman's clothes if she's wearing the right clothes. And I'm fairly certain I could be the one to help them do it. So here goes...


  1. Christina, I can't tell you how many times I've sat at the TV with my Dad and watched the lunchtime report, or political speakers, and we both groan over how unappealing and unprofessional most of them look. I'm so glad you're doing this, I've wanted to have an open dialogue about the subject for a long while! Congrats and good luck!

  2. I just found your blog and am now starting from the beginning. I also want to thank you for doing this. It is very educational for women who aspire to dress professionally and just plain fun.