Posts tagged "michelle obama"

How Michelle Obama’s Fashion Choices Reflect Her Husband’s Politics

Michelle Obama looked stunning at last night's inaugural balls in a white one-shoulder full-length gown by 26-year-old Tapei-born, New York-based designer Jason Wu. But her choices might not only be based on what looks good on her. In fact, if you read into yesterday's outfits, Barack and Michelle are very much on the same page…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 21, 2009

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.
By: Wendy Atterberry / January 21, 2009

At Last: The Obama’s First Dance

Originally, I was a little bit mocking of the fact that Beyonce got the honor of singing the song for President and First Lady Obama's first dance at the Inaugural Ball last night -- but that woman brought it. Above, the first couple dances to Etta James' "At Last" and Barack even throws in a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 21, 2009

The Moment You’ve All Been Waiting For: Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Night Gown

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama just made their first appearance of the night at the Neighborhood Ball. The President started off by saying, "First of all, how good lookin' is my wife!" And Michelle does look lovely in a white full-length, one-shoulder gown by young American designer Jason Wu. Did…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 20, 2009

Poll: What Color Dress Will Michelle Obama Wear On Inauguration Night?

Michelle Obama is wearing a gold-infused yellow dress and coat set by Isabel Toledo for the Inauguration Day events, but what about Inauguration Night? Of course, we're dying to know what designer she's chosen, but we're even more curious about the color of it after today's surprising pale lemon (with green shoes).
By: Catherine Strawn / January 20, 2009

First Presidential Makeover

Michelle Obama's expressions seemed a little softer this weekend. That's because she underwent an eyebrow makeover. After bloggers warned that her eyebrows could cost her husband the election and pundits like Bill O'Reilly said her intense look was too angry or severe, Obama got the message that her brows needed to be revamped. Obama's makeu…
By: Annika Harris / January 20, 2009

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]…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 20, 2009

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…
By: Wendy Atterberry / January 19, 2009

Inauguration Special! In Bed With … Barack & Michelle Obama

BARACK'S VITAL STATS MICHELLE'S VITAL STATSBorn: Aug 4, 1961, 7:24 PM in Honolulu, HawaiiSun Sign: LeoAscendant: AquariusMoon: GeminiMercury: LeoVenus: CancerMars: Virgo Born: January 17, 1964 in Chicago (IL) (USA)Sun Sign: CapricornAscendant: UnknownMoon: PiscesMercury: CapricornVenus: PiscesMars: Aquariu…
By: Kiki T / January 16, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Barack Gets Personal About Michelle

“Sometimes, when we’re lying together, I look at her and I feel dizzy with the realization that here is another distinct person from me, who has memories, origins, thoughts, feelings that are different from my own. That tension between familiarity and mystery meshes something strong between us.” -- Barack Obama on his wife Michelle, i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 11, 2009

In Case Michelle Obama Still Hasn’t Found The Perfect Inauguration Night Dress…

Only 13 more days until Inauguration Day, and the fashion world is still in a tizzy about what Michelle Obama should wear. Style.com asked previous CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund designers to offer their suggestions since Obama has worn dresses by past Fashion Fund participants Thakoon and Jason Wu. Above, from left, Michelle'…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 7, 2009

Ann Coulter Hates On New First Lady’s Sense Of Style

Nobody can pry that glass of haterade from conservative pinup Ann Coulter's hands, it seems. In her new book, Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on America, Coulter rips into incoming First Lady Michelle Obama for her sense of style. Decrying Mrs. Obama as a wannabe Jackie O., the right-wing mouthpiece writes: "Her…
By: Susannah Breslin / January 6, 2009

When Michelle Met Barack…

Embedded video from CNN Video Best first date ever? Possibly!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 4, 2009

Crave: Thakoon For Target Shibori Woven Dress

We’re not completely sure why Target decided to put out a “resort” line of summery clothes in the middle of winter. Did they do it to torment those of us currently dealing with snow and ice, or something? Luckily, there’s at least one piece in the Thakoon collection that you can wear right…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 30, 2008

8 Ways President Obama Will Improve Your Sex Life

We got a glimpse last week of President-elect Barack Obama out of his suit and tie -- totally shirtless. And it was a wonderful sight. Women everywhere, especially in The Frisky's office, gawked at his chiseled pecs and toned body. And men took notice too, thinking, "If Obama has the time to workout, then I…
By: Annika Harris / December 29, 2008

Quick Pic: Barack & Michelle Obama Bid His Grandmother Farewell

The Obama family gathered to scatter the ashes of his maternal grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, who died at age 86 just a few days before his historic Presidential victory. [Oahu, Hawaii, 12/23/08]…
By: The Frisky / December 24, 2008

What Should Barack Obama Wear To The Inaugural Ball?

We've already seen major designers' sketches showing what they think Michelle Obama should wear to the Inaugural Ball, but we can't forget the man of the hour and his wardrobe choices, now can we? WWD asked a handful of menswear designers for Inauguration Day and Night outfits for Barack Obama, who…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 16, 2008

Poll: Which Gown Should Michelle Obama Rock To The Inauguration Ball?

Women's Wear Daily commissioned dozens of designers to sketch gowns for Michelle Obama to wear to the Inauguration Ball on Jan. 20. Every designer is dying to dress this budding style icon, but some of the proposed gowns were downright fugly. So we culled our top 10 picks and decided to leave the…
By: Annika Harris / December 6, 2008
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