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House of Cards' Claire Underwood Should Be Your Workwear Style Peg

Robin Wright plays the most fashionable female president ever.
House of Cards' Claire Underwood Should Be Your Workwear Style Peg
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Robin Wright plays the most fashionable female president ever.

Netflix’s game-changing series House of Cards is at its final season with Robin Wright replacing Kevin Spacey as President of the United States in the thrilling political drama. There’s no denying that Robin’s Claire Underwood is intelligent, ruthless, clever, and impeccably stylish. Her style is so influential. Even Vogue has written a couple of articles about her fashion, and if you Google her name, the most popular automated search results include “Claire Underwood white blouse season 5.”  

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Claire Underwood wears a lot of white blouses throughout the series and is always able to style it in a sophisticated way.
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Unlike a character simply in costume, Claire’s style is part of her powerful persona. "I'd miss her clothes and her shoes the most," Robin Wright shares at Netflix's SWN: Asia panel. Her fashion is her armor and her ace throughout the series, making her both revered and feared by men and women alike. From her divinely tailored suits to beautifully fitted gowns, Claire commands attention and respect as soon as she enters a room. Just like how a true #GirlBoss should be. Here are some of her best looks from season one to season six that’ll inspire your next work wear outfits. 

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Season 1

Claire's wardrobe is composed mainly of the essentials. It's unassuming but fits well. She starts off as a character that values function over fashion.
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Claire also dons a lot navy throughout the series and bodycon dresses that are classy and not provocative.
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The character also owns a lot of whites, which she usually wears during a public event.
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Season 2

The collared shirt is back but is remixed. Like this wrap-around shirt.
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Claire loves an interesting neckline along with platform-less pumps. This season, her looks slowly shifted to one that's more tailored and sharp.
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Season 3

For the third season, Claire debuts a dress in metallic elegance that shows the right amount of skin. The fit is also impeccable and flows like liquid metal.
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Navy seems to be her favorite color as Claire introduces bold and sharp shoulders into her wardrobe.
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She dons white yet again, but dyes her hair brunette for a softer look.
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Season 4

She adds some texture to her typical day dress with this panelled frock. The cinched waist, as Claire has proven, is universally flattering as it is comfortable and chic.
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Claire loves a dress with button details. She never accessorizes, if you've noticed. But instead of looking boring, she looks well-edited and shows a mature sense of restraint.
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Season 5

She grows out her hair as her style progresses into something more tailored, minimal, and intelligent.
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A shirt dress made for the evening. Claire shows that she's all about style and not frills in this white gown that commands.
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Season 6

As president of the United States, Claire sticks to a color she's loved since season one: navy. Here, she adds a bit of color to her co-ords with subtle red piping.
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Taking on the oval office, Claire's wardrobe has become a serious study on glove-like tailoring and minimalism. This dress proves that she's the boss, and all she needs to do is stand.
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Even pregnant, nothing stops Claire from wearing something extremely well fitted. And if she could pull that off, she can practically wear anything.
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House of Cards season 6 is currently streaming on Netflix. 
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