One McCain Campaign Disaster That Wasn't Sarah Palin's Fault

That would be the so-called "$150,000 shopping spree" for Sarah Palin's convention rollout that spawned a thousand charges of hypocrisy. The stylist who dressed Palin and her family has broken her silence to defend both herself and the candidate. » 11/19/09 11:00am 11/19/09 11:00am

How Should The Obama Daughters Be Dressed?

Fashion-wise, American girls are careening between Meth Belly Pirate Slutoween costumes, bedazzled jean jackets worn with heels and blush and tramps-in-training T-shirts. Since Sasha and Maila Obama are about to become the most visible American girls in the world, WWD wonders, what should they wear? » 12/04/08 12:40pm 12/04/08 12:40pm

NY Times Discovers That Women Like Hollywood And Washington…

Today's New York Times 'Thursday Styles' section takes a minute to note that other, less high-brow publications have suddenly gotten interested in politics. In fact, they report that everyone from People to US Weekly to TMZ to Inside Edition are covering the race alongside less important stories like Britney's recent… » 5/08/08 2:30pm 5/08/08 2:30pm

Memo To Hillary: Here's How To Dress For Success

The Guardian's scrappy fashion writer, Hadley Freeman, is fielding questions from readers today, one of whom asks: "Why does Hillary Clinton wear such bad clothes? With a budget that big, surely she can afford a stylist? And does it matter?" In response, Freeman argues that it's really hard to be Senator Clinton since… » 3/17/08 4:00pm 3/17/08 4:00pm

Hillary Clinton's Hair Part (Sorta) Matches Her Politics

Eight years ago in weird, possibly bullshit "studies", anthropologists came to the conclusion that a left-handed part in the hair is both more common on men and a way to call attention, subconsciously, to the left (rational, analytical, supposedly manly) side of the brain. (Their findings follow that women who part their … » 12/14/07 2:00pm 12/14/07 2:00pm

Who Wore It Best: Republican NH Debate Edition

We were super excited to try our hand at critiquing the presidential candidates in last night's Republican debate in New Hampshire after giving their Dem counterparts the once-over on Monday. After all, these pols are all white Christian dudes! And as such, they just love telling us exactly what we should not be doing… » 6/06/07 7:10pm 6/06/07 7:10pm

Who Wore It Best? New Hampshire Debate Edition

As we face a grueling six months before primary season for the 2008 presidential election begins, it's time to start hunkering down and examining the sad facts that help us pick our candidate. Sure, there's immigration, and social security, and the whole who opposed the Iraq war first/loudest question, but what we've… » 6/04/07 5:30pm 6/04/07 5:30pm