The shift from the rah-rah political messaging of a few years ago to simple proclamations of womanhood also signals a larger change occurring within the microcosm of feminist fashion, as well as beyond it: The tilt from a politics of visibility toward an economy of visibility.
The scientific community hasn't yet put forth a hard-and-fast theory when it comes to women's physicality, politics, and power strategies. What we know from the 2016 election is that body language is just another factor women have to pay attention to when running for office, in a way male candidates just don't have to.