• The Fashion Whip: Michael Steele On What to Wear At The Conventions

    Some fashionistas dream about Mercedes Benz Fashion Week – I dream about the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Who will wear what? Will my “bundle” method of packing suitcases with shirt, tie and accessory combos make it safely to baggage claim? Will the political elite log in to check their online style albums? Many of […]

  • The Fashion Whip: America’s Love Affair with Leading Couples

    The Fashion Whip: America’s Love Affair with Leading Couples
    Fashion Whip is a political style column in the Huffington Post by Lauren A. Rothman, inspired by Lauren’s experience as the founder of  Styleauteur, a style and fashion consulting firm.
    WASHINGTON – The GOP 2012 campaign is off and running with the Republican ticket almost officially complete, and Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s […]

  • The Fashion Whip: Ann Romney and Michelle Obama Set For 2012 Style Showdown

    Fashion Whip is a political style column in the Huffington Post by fashion stylist Lauren Rothman and HuffPost reporter Christina Wilkie inspired by Lauren’s experience at Styleauteur, the firm she founded.

    WASHINGTON — As Mitt Romney moves into full-scale general election mode this week, his wife faces more than the challenge of boosting her husband’s […]

  • The Fashion Whip: Who Waves The Flag For American Fashion?

    Fashion Whip is a political style column in the Huffington Post by fashion stylist Lauren Rothman and HuffPost reporter Christina Wilkie inspired by Lauren’s experience at Styleauteur, the firm she founded.

    WASHINGTON — It’s that wonderful, Americana-soaked month between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, the perfect time for a Fashion Whip tribute […]

  • The Fashion Whip: Why Hillary Clinton’s Faux Pas Is Awesome

    Fashion Whip is a political style column in the Huffington Post by fashion stylist Lauren Rothman and HuffPost reporter Christina Wilkie inspired by Lauren’s experience at Styleauteur, the firm she founded.

    WASHINGTON — When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton showed up in Bangladesh last week sans makeup or a freshly blown-out ‘do, the predictable […]

  • The Fashion Whip: Politics & Pantyhose

    Fashion Whip is a political style column by fashion stylist Lauren Rothman and HuffPost reporter Christina Wilkie inspired by Lauren’s experience at Styleauteur, the firm she founded.

    WASHINGTON — When Michelle Obama stepped onto the national stage in the summer of 2008, she did so in bare legs — a bold new look on the political […]

  • The Fashion Whip: Does Mitt Romney Dress Too ‘Rich’?

    Fashion Whip is a political style column in the Huffington Post by fashion stylist Lauren Rothman and HuffPost reporter Christina Wilkie inspired by Lauren’s experience at Styleauteur, the firm she founded.

    WASHINGTON — I recently met with a wealthy government contractor in Washington who owns a half-dozen designer watches. “What’s the deal with watches?” […]

  • The Fashion Whip: 2011 Best Dressed Politicians (It’s Not Who You Think!)

    Fashion Whip is a political style column in the Huffington Post by fashion stylist Lauren Rothman and HuffPost reporter Christina Wilkie inspired by Lauren’s experience at Styleauteur, the firm she founded.

    WASHINGTON — What does it take to land on The Fashion Whip’s list of the best dressed people in American politics?

    Simply put, it’s power […]