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Michelle Obama: From Fist Bumping Terrorist Sympathizer To Superhero!

Michelle Obama may have won the respect of the nation with her Ivy league pedigree, community service, and career achievements, but she’s now winning adulation with a very retro female trick: keeping her mouth shut and looking pretty!

She’s already been on the covers of various fashion mags, and this week’s New York had…

Meghan Keane / March 18, 2009

Michelle Obama Is A Superwoman!

President Barack Obama’s inauguration was the focus of a special issue Amazing Spider-Man comic, which contained only five pages of the president and Spidey teaming up, but the First Lady is getting an entire comic book dedicated to her. Michelle Obama, who has graced the covers of just about every important culture magazine — People,…

Annika Harris / March 18, 2009

Fashion World Officially Commends Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama hasn’t even been First Lady for a full two months, and she’s already getting recognized for making an impact on American fashion. The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced that Obama will be presented with the Board of Directors’ Special Tribute when the year’s fashion awards are given in June. Along…

Catherine Strawn / March 18, 2009

Obama Loves The Ladies

Yesterday, President Obama celebrated National Women’s History Month by creating a special panel to focus on women’s issues. The council will seek new opportunities in the workforce, since women still earn only 78 cents for every dollar a man makes. This makes Obama mad, since he loves the ladies…

No, like, he really, really…

Deborah Stein / March 13, 2009

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Michelle Obama, Awesome?

I can’t hide it. I, and basically every other woman I know, think Michelle Obama is the bee’s knees. She rocks my world. I look up to her, I want to raid her closet, I aspire to have the same grace and poise and intelligence and confidence and parenting abilities and knack for wearing belt…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 12, 2009

Style Buzz: Michelle Obama’s New Yorker Cover, PETA Effs Up

Michelle Obama graces another cover — this time, The New Yorker’s style issue. The mag pokes fun at the kerfluffle surrounding Michelle’s bare arms with three doodles of Michelle strutting down a runway, arms covered up! [Mrs. O]
PETA strikes again! The animal rights group ripped a sleeve on the Balenciaga gown worn by French…

Jessica Wakeman / March 10, 2009

Why Is Everyone So Obsessed With Michelle’s Arms?

Over the weekend, New York Times’ columnist Maureen Dowd wrote an Op-Ed piece in which she made the ridiculous claim: “Let’s face it: The only bracing symbol of American strength right now is the image of Michelle Obama’s sculpted biceps.” Her remark was mostly in response to the recent hoopla over our First Lady’s arm…

Wendy Atterberry / March 9, 2009

Michelle Obama Is The New Rosie The Riveter

Barack Obama T-Shirts are so last presidential election. Instead, show your pride for a woman who is changing what it means to be First Lady — Michelle Obama! With her smarts and her guns, Miche is a true superwoman. Now you can show your support for her powerful, positive message of equality. [Taylor Gifts via…

Annika Harris / March 5, 2009

10 Fashion Trends From Michelle Obama

Michelle Style: Celebrating the First Lady of Fashion, a style guide about Michelle Obama, hits shelves on May 5. It’s jam packed with interviews, style tips from Obama, and sketches from designers, including Jason Wu and Catherine Malandrino. You can get a sneak peek over at Glamour, but we don’t need a book to recognize…

Annika Harris / March 3, 2009

Five Things To Know About White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers

Desirée Rogers, 49, is the White House social secretary and a longtime friend of President and Michelle Obama. This former Chicago business executive and fashion lover is bringing fun to the White House. After the jump, a primer on this smart and stylish woman.

Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2009

“Obama Is Gay!” Plus 10 Other Tabloid Lies

ZOMG! Did you hear?! President Obama is GAY! According to The Globe, that is. Tabloids sell amazing lies that millions of people buy. While it would have been doubly empowering for America to not only elect its first African-American, but also its first openly homosexual President, these rumors are just fun fantasies good for a…

Simcha / February 26, 2009

Quickies!: Kate’s Stripper Pole, Rihanna’s Valentine, & The Inside Of The Spoon

Kate Hudson apparently has a stripper pole installed in her bathroom so Owen Wilson can get hard when he showers at her place. We just love multi-tasking. [Dlisted]
A fan is custom-designing a 14K gold diamond necklace for Rihanna, who’s had one helluva week, so the singer will not go empty handed on Valentine’s Day.

Annika Harris / February 12, 2009

Michelle Obama Hasn’t Worn Maria Pinto Lately, But Will The Designer Get Some Love From Oscar?

Maria Pinto, the Chicago designer who has dressed Michelle Obama on many occasions, is among seven up-and-coming designers competing to have their gowns worn onstage at this year’s Academy Awards. Pinto’s platinum-hued jacquard strapless gown is in keeping with the Old Hollywood theme of the night, which all the “Designer Challenge” contestants seem to have…

Annika Harris / February 11, 2009

Michelle Obama Is The Fourth Black Woman To Grace Vogue’s Cover

It’s official: Michelle Obama is a Vogue cover girl. The March 2009 issue, which will hit newsstands next week, features the first lady on its cover wearing a Jason Wu dress (the same designer who created her inauguration night gown). Inside the magazine, Obama is pictured at the Hay-Adams hotel in Washington, D.C., wearing a…

Catherine Strawn / February 11, 2009

Quickies!: Mars Is The New Celeb Kid On The Block, Stay Youthful Like Demi Moore

Bronx Mogli has been dethroned. Mars Merkaba, Erykah Badu’s newborn, now has the strangest celebrity baby name. [Dlisted]
Lynne from “The Real Housewives of Orange County” is dumb as a box of white rice. Not only is she not sure there’s air conditioning in her home, but she also thinks horseradish comes from little ponies.

Annika Harris / February 4, 2009

Ty Retires Malia And Sasha Look-A-Like Dolls

Remember those Malia and Sasha TyGirls dolls that just happened to come out in January and also happened to resemble the first daughters? Well, a spokeswoman for Michelle Obama had said that the dolls were inappropriately using “young private citizens for marketing purposes,” and suddenly Ty has retired the dolls. Really though, they’ve just bee…

Catherine Strawn / February 4, 2009

Star Couplings: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Have Storytime

President Obama and Michelle made a surprise visit to a D.C. Charter school to read to the children. And he shook all their hands! There’s no way the kids did their homework last night after that visit. [Bossip]
Bobby Brown is producing more offspring. His girlfriend is pregnant with his fifth child. I wonder…

Persia Ali / February 4, 2009

Pay Tribute To Michelle Obama’s Style Without Wearing A Cheap Knockoff

The Michelle Obama-focused style blog Mrs. O is getting into the Obama-inspired fashion business. Don’t worry, the site hasn’t become completely tasteless and started selling knockoffs of her outfits. Instead, they’re copying her in a cheeky way, by putting her style on an American Apparel shirt. The Mrs. O T-shirt is a trompe l’oeil interpretatio…

Catherine Strawn / February 2, 2009

The Obamas Are Bringing Sexy Back To Marriage

I’m a big fan of the old “Thin Man” movies from the 30’s and ’40’s. If you haven’t seen them, they’re about Nick Charles, a wry and debonair detective who enjoys martinis, solving convoluted murder plots, and spending time with his lanky wife Nora. I can take or leave the murder mystery element of the…

Claire Zulkey / January 30, 2009

Five Reasons Why We’d Love An Obama Baby

By now you’ve heard the totally unsubstantiated rumor that Michelle Obama might be pregnant. The chances of it being true are slim. After all, having just turned 45 years old, Michelle is of the age where it’s very difficult to conceive naturally, and something tells me that she and Barack (Is it disrespectful to be…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2009
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