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Why are Washington’s most powerful women all wearing this jacket?

June 26th, 2016 Posted in Press

Washington Post fashion critic, Robin Givhan, writes about Nina and the power behind our collection:

It’s an unfair and brutal truth: “The more women talk, the more men turn off,” says Nina McLemore. “One of the challenges for women is to learn to say fewer words in a lower voice.”

To be clear, McLemore doesn’t condone this prejudice. As a former executive at Liz Claiborne, she has always encouraged women to speak up. But she is a pragmatist. “We have unconscious biases we don’t know we have and not a lot of control over. We have to accept it and work around it.”

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