Posts tagged "michelle obama"

Dress Like Michelle Obama, For Way Less

It was only a matter of time before someone wanted to capitalize on the First Lady fashion effect, and when it comes to doing it accessibly, K-Mart has turned out to be that retailer. If your wardrobe aspirations include looking just like Mobama, head to K-Mart and pick up either a copy of her…
By: Bianca Posterli / March 3, 2010

The First Lady Should Wear Chain Mail Stockings

Nearly a year ago, we blogged about designer LaQuan Smith and his chain mail stockings. Now, none other than Vogue's editor-at-large, Andre Leon Talley, says First Lady Michelle Obama needs to go out and buy herself some LaQuan fashions. So, who's this designer you may have never heard of? Well, he's 21, African-American,…
By: Susannah Breslin / February 26, 2010

The Obamas Talk Education In Essence Magazine

When asked how he and First Lady Michelle Obama handle educating Malia and Sasha, President Barack Obama responded: "Malia will tell you, my attitude was, if she came home with a B, that’s not good enough because there’s no reason why she can’t get an ‘A’…" Obviously, they take grades very…
By: Annika Harris / February 11, 2010

How The First Lady Gets Dressed

We think it's hard enough to pick out something to wear to go to work, so we can't even imagine what it would be like to be the First Lady and really have to think all of your outfits through. Apparently, Michelle Obama doesn't do it all on her own, she tells the "Today"…
By: Leonora Epstein / February 5, 2010

Scott Baio Disses MObama And Feels The Wrath Of Everyone

I bet Scott Baio wishes he'd left Charles in charge of his Twitter account. When he posted this nasty pic of Michelle Obama along with the punctuationally challenged sentence, "WOW He wakes up to this every morning," the Twitterverse did not take this slight so kindly, and people instantly jumped down the…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 21, 2010

Quickies: Dennis Hopper Is Dying And Divorcing, Michelle Obama Changes Hair

Dennis Hopper, who is reportedly on his death bed, has filed for divorce from his wife of 14 years to allegedly get her off his will. [The Huffington Post] Liv Tyler owes Bruce Willis a huge "thank you" for hooking her up with her new love interest, Charlie Hunnam. [Starpulse]…
By: Annika Harris / January 15, 2010

PETA’s Big Oops: Michelle Isn’t Happy About Her Surprise Ad Appearance

Ooooh ... looks like somebody's in trou-ble! Although, to be honest, it seems like PETA was asking for it when they decided to go ahead about put celeb faces on their latest ad with no one's consent. The poster, which features the slogan "Fur-Free and Fabulous!," photoshops together a handful of stylish stars who…
By: Leonora Epstein / January 7, 2010

Crazy Woman Arrested For Threatening To Kill Michelle Obama

Kristy Lee Roshia is not in the Christmas spirit. Last month, she called the Boston Secret Service and told some poor receptionist she had plans to “blow away” Michelle Obama. "I will kill Michelle Obama," she said. "I will kill Marines." This weekend, Roshia took things further and was arrested two miles away from…
By: Jessica Goldberg / December 23, 2009

“Barack And Michelle Obama, A Lemon Flavored Nobel”

Illustrator Alexsandro Palombo captured President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in a way that only this artist can -- he added a little cheekiness and, of course, some fashion. Here's what Palombo had to say about the event that occurred in Oslo on Dec. 10, 2009: "Behind the success of a great…
By: Annika Harris / December 14, 2009

Quotable: Designer Says Michelle O Is No Jackie O

"Everyone compares her to Jackie O -- she is not the next Jackie O." -- Designer Douglas Hannant commented at Tobi Rubinstein Schneier's House of Faith & Fashion discussion, which literally produced gasps from the audience. In fact, his words caused such a stir that after the fact, his "people" felt compelled to issue another…
By: Erin Flaherty / December 10, 2009

Barbara Walters Names The Most Fascinating Person Of The Year

Last night the much-hyped "Barbara Walters Ten Most Fascinating People:2009 Special" aired on ABC and we finally learned who the top spot went to this year. You may have heard Walters selected Glenn Beck from Fox News, football stat Brett Favre, Kate Gosselin, Michael Jackson’s kids, Adam Lambert, Sarah Palin, Tyler…
By: Wendy Atterberry / December 10, 2009

Quickies: Sade To Release First Album In 10 Years & Racist Image Of Michelle Obama Taken Down

Sade has announced it will release its first album in 10 years, Soldier in Love, in Feb. 2010. [Oh No They Didn't] Actress and singer KeKe Palmer will perform a new song, "Top of the World," during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. [The Young, Black & Fabulous] This dysfunctional Thanksgiving Day…
By: Annika Harris / November 25, 2009

The Obamas’ State Dinner Not Quite A Rager

'Tis the season for holiday parties, and Barack and Michelle Obama threw a big one last night—their first state dinner, honoring the prime minister of India. Held on the White House lawn, the Obamas invited politicos like Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, and Mike Bloomberg and assorted famous folks like Steven Spielberg, Katie Couric,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 25, 2009

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Oprah And MObama Feuding? Katie Holmes’ $15 Million Tell-All Book?

It's Wednesday, and is it just me, or has work been especially hard as we head towards the calorific holiday season? Just be glad that you won't be critiqued by millions on your pecan pie-induced weight gain, and when you get too drunk at the office party, you won't have to read about it o…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 18, 2009

Michelle Obama Causes HUGE Scandal With Colorful Frock

In the sea of black skirts and gray overcoats at The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier, where our prez participated in a Veterans Day memorial, the Mrs. popped in robin's egg blue. While her hubby laid a wreath in honor of America's fallen heroes, Michelle Obama stood aside in her Maria Pinto teal sheath dress,…
By: Lauren Panariello / November 12, 2009

Michelle Fenty, D.C.’s Other First Lady

Michelle Fenty sounds a lot like Washington, D.C.'s other first lady on paper. She's an accomplished attorney, married to an influential politician, and is an involved mother. She met her husband, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, when she served as his mentor. And she's also been noted for her stylish wardrobe. But this isn't the…
By: Annika Harris / November 11, 2009

Michelle Obama’s Family Tree Has A White Branch

Genealogists have been busy reconstructing the First Lady’s family tree and what they’ve discovered is shocking—but really only to Debbie Shields, who is apparently Michelle Obama’s cousin. And yes, she’s white as can be. But are we really surprised by this? As most of us know, there were many African and American couplings (both consensual…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 10, 2009

Ever Wonder What Michelle Obama Smells Like?

What does Michelle Obama smell like? Apparently, our first guesses of sunshine and warm apple pie were wrong. The First Lady's signature scent has been revealed, and it's "Love in White" by Creed.
By: Leonora Epstein / November 10, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Michelle Obama Gives Great Dating Advice

"Cute’s good. But cute only lasts for so long, and then it’s, Who are you as a person? That’s the advice I would give to women: Don’t look at the bankbook or the title. Look at the heart. Look at the soul. Look at how the guy treats his mother and what he says about…
By: Wendy Atterberry / November 9, 2009

Mom-Bama Fashion: Michelle Shops At Talbots

Once again Michelle Obama has put design within reach for the masses by wearing this white wool sheath dress from mom-tastic store Talbots. (It retails for a moderate $200.) We have to say, Mobama certainly rocks the look better than the Talbots model. If we were browsing the site, we'd probably pa…
By: Leonora Epstein / November 6, 2009
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