Now that the president’s wearing powder blue, everyone from Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to Russian President Dmitri Medvedev are ditching their red ties in favor of a lighter shade. VIEW OUR GALLERY of true blue ties.
Vanessa Friedman has been fashion editor of the Financial Times since 2002. She writes a weekly column on style, edits the Business of Fashion supplements, and helped coordinate the FT’s Business of Luxury conference. Prior to joining the FT, she was the features/fashion features director for the launch of UK In Style, and contributed regularly to The Economist, The New Yorker, Vogue, and Entertainment Weekly.
Sarah Palin hit Oprah with a power suit perfectly designed to project coyness. Vanessa Friedman reports on Palin’s tactical style choices. Plus, view our gallery of Palin’s fashion.