Michele Bachmann, U.S. Representative from Minnesota (R)
“Bachmann has found a look that works for her and is uncompromising about it,” notes Wagner. “She knows what she likes -- bold colors belted at the waist -- and doesn’t let image consultants reinvent her every few months, which communicates independence and strength to prospective voters." Bachmann is particulaly partial to reds--a choice that communicates to others that she refuses to fade into the background.
GET-AHEAD TIP: Power colors like red say that you have the courage to take charge and have all eyes on you -- precisely the impression that could boost a boss's confidence in your skills, or even help land you a new job.