Janet Yellen is President Obama’s choice to head the Federal Reserve. If confirmed, she will become one of the most powerful government officials in the country.

If you want to know what Yellen thinks about quantitative easing or the non-accelerating rate of inflation, you’re straight out of luck. But if you’re interested in her wardrobe, the Washington DC media have got it covered.

From Media Bistro’s article, “Who Wore it Best? Janet Yellen Edition”:

It would appear that Janet Yellen is way too busy being smart and stuff to do much shopping. A helpful tipster points out that she wore the same thing to today’s confirmation hearing that she wore to her nomination ceremony on October 9th. Yikes! Good thing Fed Chairman is only the most powerful position in the world, and not a walk down the red carpet. Otherwise we’d be worried!

And from Roll Call’s article, “Somebody Spot Janet Yellen Some New Threads”:

Whether Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama’s latest pick to head the Federal Reserve, proves to be the financial genius our sputtering economy so desperately needs, remains to be seen.

At least we know her mind won’t be preoccupied with haute couture.

Here’s the black-on-black ensemble she sported last month when President Barack Obama officially nominated her…

We’ll spare you the rest.


Pro Tip for Beltway journalists: If you must say something about Yellen’s clothes, this is how you do it: