The Rise of the Power Purses
Television is in its golden age, and some of the best shows feature female protagonists reflecting the reality of women juggling life, love and work. A pet peeve in the past has been the lack of women’s purses on screen: characters walked about with no bag, satchel or tote in sight, something that every female in the audience immediately noticed. No woman leaves home without one. The trick is how to make them functional and fashionable. Two of the top shows featuring strong women wrestling with issues we all face areThe Good Wife and Billions. Their costume designers Daniel Lawson from The Good Wife and Eric Damon from Billions have got it just right. Let’s see how they did it.