On Monday, Brigitte Trogneaux wore pow(d)er blue Louis Vuitton to see her husband sworn in as president of France. It was a chic choice, but as with all politically adjacent fashion, not everybody was happy (with the length of her skirt—maybe the critics could learn something from Amal Clooney). Here, an introduction to Trogneaux's and her predecessors' style.More
The president: François Mitterrand
The style: It was the '80s, and she certainly wasn't afraid of color—or embellishment.
Fun fact: Even as First Lady, she spoke out against human rights violations in China and Morocco.
During an election in 1993