14 Lessons in Power Dressing to Learn From Amal Clooney
The human rights lawyer has been busy at work all over the world, and while she always keeps her style fairly refined — no edgy ensembles here — each of these 14 outfits offers some major inspiration in the art of power dressing. Whether she's in a pink skirt-and-jacket set or an elegant red Dolce & Gabbana dress, Amal is proving that workwear can be simple yet still wow-worthy. Read on to see exactly why she's got the best boss-lady style.
Put Your Own Spin on the Classics
This purple skirt-and-top set is totally professional, but the unexpected color choice is all Amal.
Red Is a Power Color
Pair a red dress, like Amal's from Dolce & Gabbana, with simple accessories.
There's Nothing Stale About Going Retro
Amal's look is a modern spin on the classic style of Mad Men — elegant, sleek, and unabashedly stylish.
Elle Woods Isn't the Only One Who Can Pull Off a Pink Tweed Suit
A coordinated skirt-and-jacket set is professional without feeling too stuffy.
Monochromatic Doesn't Have to Be One-Note
Amal's white trousers, button-down sweater top, and white bag may not be colorful, but they still stand out from the crowd.
Borrow From the Boys, and Do It Better
Suiting can be surprisingly feminine when the focus is on the cut.
When in Doubt, Black Is All Business
Amal's classic combination of a black dress and blazer with beige pumps commands attention.
Never Feel Obligated to Play It Safe
Amal's pastel dress is perfectly polished, but those heels make a statement.
Sometimes You Have to Leave the Heels at Home
While heels are a great way to finish off a power outfit, flats can convey the same message and offer a little more comfort.
Find Inspiration From Your Idols
We can envision Sex and the City's Charlotte York wearing this exact same polished ensemble.
Power-Clashing Just Works
We count four shades of tan in Amal's ensemble, but all her mixing and matching is decidedly stylish.
Jet-Setting Can Still Be Stylish
When headed out of town for work, marry comfort and style by opting for loose but structured separates.
Amal and Olivia Pope Are on to Something
A white suit may not be your immediate choice, but it's a great way to stand out in a sea of black and gray suits.
A Great Pair of Shoes Can Make Any Outfit
What's better than an amazing dress? A chic pair of shoes to pair it with.