To accept her party’s nomination at the DNC in Philadelphia, the self-proclaimed “pantsuit aficionado” (see her Twitter bio) hit the stage in white blazer, matching pants and nude kitten heels. Not only did it add another hit to her on-point campaign style, but wearing all-white actually signified something much bigger.
When suffragettes were fighting for the right to vote nearly 100 years ago, they famously wore all-white during their protests. Clinton’s suit felt like a symbolic and significant tie to honor the original glass ceiling breakers, as she made history being the first woman to be nominated for president on a major party’s ticket.
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People on Twitter were quick to point this out, emphasizing the importance of her outfit choice.
While others were a little more lighthearted about the all-white look.
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Vogue‘s Anna Wintour has reportedly been brought on as a style advisor during Clinton’s campaign. She’s been helping Clinton pick key wardrobe choices for big moments (which could include this historic pantsuit) and has been reaching out to designers to supply outfits. and we have a feeling the best looks are yet to come.
What do you think of her pantsuit?
— Colleen Kratofil