Few issues shine brighter in Netflix’s ‘The Politician’ then McAfee Westbrook’s fits. Laura Dreyfuss dished on her character’s model inspo & her fierce loyalty to Payton.

McAfee Westbrook’s colourful and outsized fits are staples on Netflix’s The Politician, and within the current season 2, they had been as additional as ever. Who can overlook the bubblegum pink ASOS double-breasted go well with along with her retro aviator glasses? Or her yellow outsized Zits Studios blur striped blazer and trousers? However after all, there’s the fan-favorite neon inexperienced Rachel Comey go well with from Season 1 that cemented McAfee as a method icon.

Laura Dreyfuss as McAfee Westbrook. (Courtesy of Netflix)

When chatting with MeSlop.com, actress Laura Dreyfuss revealed that McAfee’s model inspiration comes from each her private expression and political icon Gloria Steinem. “I feel her model says rather a lot about who she is. I at all times envisioned her having a complete closet filled with excellent fits,” Laura admitted in an EXCLUSIVE interview with HL. “They’re not even tailor-made, which is actually enjoyable. I’d have some fits the place they might measure the wrist size after which more often than not the costume designers Claire and Lily would say they don’t wish to do an excessive amount of with it as a result of McAfee simply sort of goes and throws issues on, and there’s a carelessness about it.”

She continued, “I like how her hair is at all times messy, however on the similar time, every little thing’s very monochromatic and there’s a uniform to it. It actually speaks to how exhausting she works. She doesn’t have the time to be occupied with assembling a gown and and I like that there’s femininity within the energy of an influence go well with.”

McAfee’s work ethic and ambition does resemble the opposite model icon Laura referred to, which is a younger Gloria Steinem. “The lengthy hair, the fits, the like pastels, I feel that McAfee emulates that model, but additionally her drive. The drive of being a girl in politics and attempting to create a greater world and realizing her lane, realizing the place she suits and actually staying there and going for it,” she mentioned.

Laura Dreyfuss as McAfee Westbrook. (Courtesy of Netflix)

In terms of her unrelenting focus and loyalty to Payton (Ben Platt), Laura mentioned she believes McAfee is probably the most loyal member of the younger politician’s troupe. “I feel she’s probably the most formidable and most targeted,” she revealed. “She’s very prepared to take any threat to get to that objective. She is hyper-focused on that objective. I feel that ambition linked with that intense hyper-focus is unquestionably one of many distinctive qualities that separates her from the remainder.”

That drive will definitely turn out to be useful because the gang makes their solution to Washington, DC in what’s going to hopefully be a season three of Ryan Murphy‘s The Politician! Remember to binge watch season 1 and season 2 on Netflix when you haven’t already!