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Michelle Obama And Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Like To Coordinate Outfits

During the Obamas’ weekend trip to France, Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, the two most stylish first ladies we know, got to hang out for the second time. The two don’t seem to want to outdo one another in the style department, and I have a hunch they coordinate their outfits when they make public appearances together. On their first meeting, both wore tie-neck coats (left). On Friday, they appeared at a ceremony at the Prefecture of Caen in belted white dresses. Coincidence? I think not. Keep reading »

Michelle Obama Is The First Lady Of The World

While Americans have been focused on Michelle Obama’s wardrobe choices and how she’s advancing the careers of younger designers, women in other countries are more concerned with how she’s boosting their lives and self-worth. In India, one woman says Michelle “shows women that it’s OK to have dark skin and to not have a son,” which are normally looked down upon in her country. In Vietnam, women marvel that Michelle walks beside her husband, rather than behind him. Thu Nguyen says women in her country “are not human beings,” but Michelle shows women can do anything. Keep reading »

Should Michelle Obama Get A Salary As First Lady?

America is going to expect a lot from Barack Obama over his next four to eight years as president. And a lot will also be expected of his wife, who will essentially be doing her job backwards. And in heels. Well, maybe not so much. But she won’t be getting paid.

Should we remedy this situation? Hell no. Why’s that? Well, let’s start here. Barack Obama focused much of his campaign – and his presidency going forward – on a call to charity work. Should his wife really be the first First Lady who refuses to donate her time to better the nation? Keep reading »

What The Critics Are Saying About Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Fashions

At last! We finally know what Michelle Obama, our new First Lady, chose to wear on Inauguration Day. Starting the day in a sparkly “lemongrass” colored shift dress and matching coat by Cuban-American designer Isabel Toledo, Mrs. Obama received mixed reviews from fashion critics. Find out what the fashionistas had to say after the jump. Keep reading »

Quick Pic: The Almost-President And First Lady

Don’t they look spiffy? Michelle Obama is wearing Isabel Toledo. [Washington, D.C., 1/20/2009] Keep reading »

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Michelle Obama But Were Afraid To Ask

Michelle Obama’s inauguration gown may still be a safely guarded secret, but in her new book, Michelle Obama: First Lady of Hope, author Elizabeth Lightfoot reveals some interesting facts about our next first lady that we don’t have to wait until tomorrow to learn. From her issue with Princeton professors to the item of clothing she hates wearing, after the jump are 25 fun facts about Michelle Obama that you’re dying to know. Keep reading »

Quickies!: John Edwards, You Are An Idiot

  • John and Elizabeth Edwards have officially separated. He continues to deny Rielle Hunter’s baby. [The Week]
  • Guys watch porn together, but they won’t admit to what actually happens during the viewing session. [Daily Bedpost]
  • It’s been at least a decade since our friends from Bayside High were the hotness on Saturday afternoons, but there are still unanswered questions about “Saved by the Bell.” Ten questions to be exact. [Heartless Doll]
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    Quick Pic: Say Hello To Your New President & First Lady, America

    President-Elect Barack Obama and his wife Michelle share a smooch at his victory rally in Chicago last night, after his historic win. [Chicago, IL, 11/4/08] Keep reading »

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