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Smile: Thatcher’s Dental style legacy

By January 16, 2012 January 2nd, 2020 No Comments

The makeover moment is a stock cinematic trope – whether it involves a secretary removing her glasses or the Pretty Woman path from tarty to tasteful – and the new film The Iron Lady, a biopic of Margaret Thatcher starring Meryl Streep, is no exception.dental implants london

When Streep’s Margaret Thatcher plans to run for leader she is advised by Conservative strategists to stop wearing frumpy hats and wifely pearls, accoutrements that might cosmetic dentist london distract voters from her formidable credentials.

The result? Mrs Thatcher surrendered the hats but not the pearls, which her husband Denis had given to her after the birth of their twins in 1953.

Her unwillingness to budge on this issue proved a harbinger of the style she would adopt as prime minister. dental implants london. In picking and choosing the ingredients of her look she created not only a new kind of power dressing – pearls, brooch, large round earrings, pussy bow blouses, blue boxy skirt suits, sensible pumps – but also a new tradition among female political players.

The process by which she forged this look is a sartorial rite of passage that many women in the public eye have experienced now and throughout history. In 18th-century France, for example, King Louis XV would not approve his heir’s marriage to Marie-Antoinette until she had undergone extensive cosmetic dental london work (sans anaesthesia) and allowed a top Parisian hairdresser to tame her unkempt locks. Nearly two centuries later, to guard against claims that her taste in clothes was insufficiently patriotic, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy enlisted the American designer Oleg Cassini to copy her favourite French designs….read more

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