The pantsuit has an extensive and highly underrated history. Fashion icon Coco Chanel designed the first pantsuit for women in the 1920s. As women achieved greater economic agency, the masculine origins of the “power suit” helped redefine femininity in the workplace. The style gained momentum over the years and appeared in mainstream media as the wardrobe staple of democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
By Aliyah Conley
So, while the nation reels after the first democratic debate, ORANGE asks: which of Clinton’s power suits are the most dazzling?
Whether you’re a Hillary fan or not, it’s hard to ignore the perfection of her pantsuit collection. Clinton is making history and showing who really wears the pants.