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How to get the look of TV’s women in power

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This fall TV season is filled to the brim with female-driven shows about women in politics. From crisis management to CIA analysis, these ladies are tough, powerful, and made to be leaders. Not only are they blowing up the small screen, but they look great doing it. No more boring pantsuits or sweater-sets—these women are all about sleek looks, daring trends, and killer heels. Here’s how you can get the look from four of our favorite political shows. Olivia Pope from Scandal Scandal by rachelcarterya featuring Jimmy Choo Let’s be honest—Olivia Pope is all about the jackets. From awesome fitted coats to perfectly draped trenches, she rocks outerwear like no one else can. Her business-wear is also an interesting mix…

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Hail to the Chief: Women in power in TV and books

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We need to thank Olivia Pope for more than just her fabulous wardrobe. Since ABC’s Scandal (which features Pope as the lead character) premiered two years ago, major networks have been snatching up dramas and comedies starring strong, politically driven women. This fall’s television season brings us two new promising shows with women in power: Madam Secretary starring Tea Leone, and State of Affairs with Katherine Heigl. Add in Kerry Washington’s Pope and Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s Vice President on Veep, and the silver screen is bursting with females we’re proud to call role models. To celebrate these strong ladies, here are our four favorite shows starring women in politics, and the books to enhance your viewing experience:   Kerry Washington’s Scandal paired with…

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