The smartest dressed women politicians around the world
They say it’s a man’s world. But these women are doing it right with not just a successful political career but also with their fashion game on point. Check out the five best dressed women politicians around the world.
President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, the first female president of Costa Rica, is a social conservative and progressive dresser. She’s experimented with a wide variety of suit shades and is often photographed wearing gem tones of green and blue. Her poker-straight shoulder-length brown hair is the perfect addition to her style.
Joyce Hilda Banda is the fourth, and first female, president of Malawi. Banada is founder and leader of the country’s People's Party, which was created in 2011. She is not only a powerful woman, but also cuts a fashionable figure. She always dresses in traditional African dresses, of a variety of materials and colors.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi is the chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma. She advocates non-violence and democracy, receiving the Rafto Prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 1990, as well as the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991.
Affectionately known as "the Lady",she charms the crowds with her poise, grace and her traditional, colorful anyi (blouse) and longyi (sarong or skirt). She now has even become a fashion trend-setter among younger generations, reversing a shift toward Western-style clothes.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt was elected first female prime minister of Denmark in 2011, breaking the grip of center-right parties on this Scandinavian nation and bringing the social democrats back into the government after a decade of opposition. Any piece published on the female politician usually carries a comment about her appearance or clothes. She has been nicknamed ''Gucci Helle' by the media due to her preference for designer wear. She is regarded to be the most fashionable leader of the European countries.
After the 2011 general election, successful businesswoman Yingluck Shinawatra followed in the footsteps of her elder brother Thaksin Shinawatra as Thailand's prime minister. Yingluck, aged 45, is the youngest and first female Thai prime minister. Being one of the most influential women in Thailand, she is elegant and charming with a beautiful smile. With a preference for traditional Thai cloth and fabrics, as well as a lover of high-end brands, she wears different dresses on different occasions.