Jennifer Lopez rocked all white at the inauguration of President Joe Biden.
While Lopez sang a rendition of “This Land is Your Land” that switched to “Let’s Get Loud,” the singer wore a suffragette white pantsuit from Chanel, according to Elite Daily, and her hair was slicked back into a ponytail. .
She paired her all-white clothes with her JLo patent bling, as well as pearls, which likely honors Vice President Kamala Harris.
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Lopez wore head-to-toe white, likely in honor of the women’s suffrage movement
Women have worn white in their struggle for equal rights for a century, according to the National Park Service (NPS).
At the turn of the 20th century, women in the United States were defending their right to vote. Three colors were important to these women – purple represented loyalty, gold nodded to the Kansas campaigns of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and white represented purity and virtue, reports CR Fashion Book.
Women who fought for the right to vote, or suffragists, wore all-white outfits for the marches, and wearing the color became an inclusive way for others to join the movement, rather than having an appropriate uniform. , according to the NPS. At a time when photos were printed in black and white, white outfits made the women of the movement appear in the newspapers.
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Since then, female politicians have worn monochrome white outfits as a nod to suffragists, perhaps most notably Donald Trump’s State of the Union addresses, as Insider has previously reported.
Most recently, Harris wore an all-white suit for his victory speech, Insider previously reported.
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JLo’s pearls may have been inspired by Harris’s iconic pearl earrings
Lopez’s inaugural outfit was similar, but with a few sparkly touches – his shirt was more ruffled and his pants were covered in sequins. His jacket was long, elegant, and had several silver buttons.
Lopez also wore pearl bracelets at the event, InStyle reported.
Women across the United States wear pearls to support Harris, who wore her pearl earrings during the formative moments of her life and America, The New York Times reported: She wore them when ‘she graduated from Howard University, was sworn in by Congress, asked Brett Kavanaugh. , debated Vice President Mike Pence and received the coronavirus vaccine.
Most recently, Harris wore the earrings on the opening day.
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