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Michelle Obama Fashion Watch: Pocketgate!

Another day, another Michelle Obama fashion flareup. Today, pockets! Like, rilly rilly big ones. Speaking yesterday at the Department of Homeland Security, Mrs. O. wore an emerald jacket with oversized…

Deborah Stein | April 15, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Michelle Obama: The Girls Look Up To Beyonce

Remember all the crazy talk after the inauguration about Michelle Obama threatening to ban Beyonce from inaugural activities because the singer was making goo-goo eyes at the president? Well, as…

Annika Harris | April 15, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Major American Designers Pissed At Michelle Obama For Not Picking Their Clothes

Michelle Obama could only continue as everyone’s favorite woman for so long. An itty bitty backlash against the First Lady has begun, and it stems from her fashion choices. Last…

Catherine Strawn | April 8, 2009 - 5:30 pm

All The President’s Gifts: What Barack And Michelle Obama Got And Gave In Europe

The Obamas went to Europe, and they got (and gave) more than crappy souvenir T-shirts from all of the countries they visited. Barack and Michelle got some flack for what…

Catherine Strawn | April 7, 2009 - 6:30 pm

The Touch Felt ‘Round The World

Yesterday, at a reception at Buckingham Palace for the G20 summit, the Obamas met Queen Elizabeth, and Michelle did the unthinkable: She touched the Queen. This seems pretty innocuous, however,…

Catherine Strawn | April 2, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Quote Of The Day: Michelle Obama’s “Star Trek” Belt

“Barack calls it my ‘Star Trek’ belt. He doesn’t understand fashion … He’s always asking: ‘Is that new? I haven’t seen that before.’ It’s like, Why don’t you mind your…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 23, 2009 - 1:00 pm

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…

Meghan Keane | March 18, 2009 - 4:30 pm

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…

Annika Harris | March 18, 2009 - 2:00 pm

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…

Catherine Strawn | March 18, 2009 - 11:00 am

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…

Deborah Stein | March 13, 2009 - 2:45 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 12, 2009 - 2:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2009 - 7:00 pm

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…

Wendy Atterberry | March 9, 2009 - 3:00 pm

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…

Annika Harris | March 5, 2009 - 7:45 pm

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…

Annika Harris | March 3, 2009 - 8:00 pm

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…

Catherine Strawn | February 27, 2009 - 7:30 pm

“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…

Simcha | February 26, 2009 - 6:30 pm

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…

Annika Harris | February 12, 2009 - 10:00 pm

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.

Annika Harris | February 11, 2009 - 7:30 pm

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…

Catherine Strawn | February 11, 2009 - 5:00 pm
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