These All-White Outfits Were More Than Just a Fashion Statement
It was actually a symbol for women’s rights.
Can fashion and politics ever truly go together? According to outfits worn by democratic women at President Trump’s first address, the answer, quite simply, is yes. Rather than show up in any old polished, professional look (or even runway-approved tees), the lawmakers attended the event wearing “suffragette white”—a powerful statement that represented unity and support for women’s rights. Read on for some tweets as well as photos sent out by the reps who participated.
— Rep. Lois Frankel (@RepLoisFrankel) March 1, 2017
— Rep. Roybal-Allard (@RepRoybalAllard) February 28, 2017
— Bonnie WatsonColeman (@RepBonnie) February 28, 2017
— Ann McLane Kuster (@RepAnnieKuster) February 28, 2017
— Rep. Barbara Lee (@RepBarbaraLee) February 28, 2017