Designated Survivor is an American political drama television series created by David Guggenheim, starring Kiefer Sutherland and Natascha McElhone. When a devastating attack destroys the Capitol Building and kills the President and all the members of his Cabinet, the United States are in a chaotic place. Tom Kirkman, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, is one of the only survivors and immediately sworn in as President, as he was named Designated Survivor in case of such an event. But not only does Kirkman struggle to adjust and to keep the country together. He will also have to deal with more threats and horrors awaiting the United States after the attack. Fortunately for us though, there are quite a few Fashion elements and trendy sunglasses to brighten the mood.
Fashion Sense and Trendy Sunglasses in the Oval Office
If Tom Kirkman first appears in quite relaxed outfits, he is very soon catching up with the Presidential duty. He then appears in classic suits, ties and elegant glasses. Alternating between very classy suits and elegant but more comfortable cardigans, Tom Kirkman appears as a faultless president in terms of fashion. Equally, his wife and now First Lady Alex Kirkman also looks perfect, with a stoic and elegant grace. Appearing in long trench coats, simple and elegant V-Neck dresses and even Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses, Alex Kirkman proves that Aviator sunglasses can be feminine too.
Another noticeable character for fashion is Emily Rhodes (Italia Ricci). She is Tom Kirkman’s Special Advisor and later his White House Chief of Staff. Appearing in silk blouses, blazers, trench coats and tailored dresses, she represents perfectly the elegance and femininity of a high-class working woman.
A little more about the Show
Released on ABC on the 21st of September 2016, Designated Survivor is a political drama. Interestingly, Kiefer Sutherland portrays the main character and also was the main protagonist of the TV show 24. In the show he plays the role of Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles. Each season comes in 24 episodes, each representing an hour of the day. Jack Bauer races against time to fight terrorists and save the nation. So it is interesting to see him in a different situation but still under pressure to answer terrorist attacks.