VF says Costa Rica’s Presidenta is “progressive” when it comes to her dress.
The Presidenta is number two on the Vanity Fair list, behind UK Prime Minister David Cameron and ahead of the Primer Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte.
Rounding out the top ten best-dressed by Vanity Fair are: Sonia Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress; US President, Barack Obama; Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; Werner Faymann
Chancellor of Austria; Joyce Banda, President of Malawi; Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico; and, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland.
VF describes Laura Chinchilla as: the first female president of Costa Rica, is a social conservative and progressive dresser. For her inauguration, Chinchilla wore a white skirt and white suit jacket featuring a built-in white cummerbund. Though she’s been in office for just under three years, she’s already experimented with a wide variety of suit shades and is often photographed wearing gem tones of green and blue. Poker-straight shoulder-length brown hair combats the aging effect that’s often a consequence of female politicians’ necessarily moderate outfits.