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And The Obama Copycats Begin…

Michelle Obama’s two Inauguration Day outfits are already getting copied. Faviana, known for “reinterpreting” gowns worn by celebrities, drew up sketches immediately after Obama appeared on Tuesday. The knock-off of Isabel Toledo’s lemongrass dress and jacket will retail for $450 and the copy of Jason Wu’s white gown will cost $400, and they, along with…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 23, 2009

Malia And Sasha Obama Know What They Like, Fashion-Wise

Michelle Obama is getting a lot of attention for her keen fashion sense, but it seems that she passed along her style gene to daughters Malia and Sasha. In November, the first lady’s team approached J.Crew about submitting sketches for inaugural events, and the label submitted 20 sketches based on details they received about the…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 23, 2009

The Obamas Are Into WHAT???

Listen, I’m not going to attempt to explain this video. What does it all mean? I have no clue. One thing is for sure. It’s fascinating. On Fox 2 News in Detroit, a sexpert takes to the airwaves for a segment called “The Love Doctor” to reveal what the intimate relationship of Michelle…

By: Susannah Breslin / January 23, 2009

Mrs. Obama To Do Fashion Week?

Not even three full days into being The First Lady, Fashion Week organizers are already planning to invite Michelle Obama to the festivities in February in New York City. Mrs. Obama has been making headlines for her fashion trends for some time so this invite comes as no surprise. She’s been so influential for her…

By: Persia Ali / January 22, 2009

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…

By: Meghan Keane / January 22, 2009

Five Things You Should Know About Jason Wu

The name Jason Wu is hot on everyone’s lips right now, as it should be. The 26-year-old designed Michelle Obama’s inaugural ball gown and, let’s not forget, the shift dress she wore for a Barbara Walters interview in November. After the jump, a brief introduction to the cherubic-faced designer, whose dress for the new First…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 21, 2009

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 throw…

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 Barack wear…

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 the item of clothing…

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: Aquarius…

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, in

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’s Inauguration Night gown according…

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 obvious imitatio…

By: Susannah Breslin / January 6, 2009
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