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Power Hour: Finding The Gladiator In You

For the past decade women on television and in reality have been using their clothing choices not only to satisfy them personally, but also to empower them professionally.

With television shows such as, Scandal, How To Get Away With Murder, and The Closer, society has seen these women use their clothing to transform them into what Scandal’s lead character, Olivia Pope, titles “gladiators in suits.”

Retailers have also taken notice of how important it has become for women to feel like their best selves and have reinvented the workplace uniform. Clothing store, The Limited, created an entire line of garments this fall based around the many looks of Scandal’s, Olivia Pope.

This 42-piece collection was purposed and created to be, “true to the show’s aesthetic, crisp, clean, and command your respect,” costume designer Lyn Paolo said.

Olivia Pope, Annalise Keating, and Keri Foster, are all powerful women in their workplaces and the fashions they wear add to that delivery as they are challenged week after week, just like every day people.

*See more photos from The Limited’s Scandal Collection and here a few excerpts from Foster’s interview below*

*Click here for direct link to the video*

About Justin-Rayne (61 Articles)
Justin-Rayne Bryant is an innovative, ambitious, and enticing gentleman hailing all the way from Little Rock, Arkansas. He is a recent mass communications masters graduate of Syracuse University, where he matriculated at the top of his class. He currently works as a managing editor for a publishing house that features creative individuals within the editorial, art, and design communities. In his free time, Bryant is striving towards establishing himself as a ‘Multi-Media Monster’ within the fashion industry via the editorial, digital, and broadcast platforms. Justin-Rayne first began to receive notoriety as journalist due to his exemplary ability to translate all things fashion, from trends to reviews, into intimate and relatable pieces of editorial artistry. Through unwavering determination and dedication to the constant promotion and dissemination of his work via social media, his brand began to grow. In the past, he has had the satisfaction of working as a weekly broadcast style consultant for KNWA news in Arkansas, a fashion closet coordinator Esquire Magazine and now Bryant free-lances as a stylist and fashion writer for several online and print publications. This southern bred and born casanova can’t wait to for you all to see him take a bite out of the Big Apple and the media industry.

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