Posts tagged "michelle obama"

“Iron Chef America” Heads To The White House

The Food Network announced this week that it will air a two-hour "Super Chef Special" of "Iron Chef America," which will feature First Lady Michelle Obama, White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford, and the White House Kitchen Garden. On Jan. 3, celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Bobby Flay, and Emeril Lagasse will be greeted…
By: Annika Harris / November 6, 2009

A Sneak Peek Into The Obama Marriage!

If you're anything like me, you're jealous of Michelle Obama. Those clothes. Those cutie-pie kids. That husband. That Glamour cover. And that address! But in an eye-opening New York Times Magazine cover story on the Obama marriage, Michelle is candid about their relationship's ups and (surprising number of) downs. All political…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 29, 2009

First Lady Michelle Obama Gets The Cover For Glamour’s Women Of The Year Issue

Michelle Obama is doing her part to save the struggling magazine industry by appearing on the cover of Glamour for its December Women of the Year issue. Editor in chief Cindi Leive writes on Glamour's website that the magazine is honoring the first lady's "commitment to mentoring young women." On the inside…
By: Catherine Strawn / October 28, 2009

Michelle Obama Is Too Cute For Words On “Jay Leno”

How cute is Michelle Obama? She hobnobs with the Queen and the Pope, but via satellite on "The Jay Leno Show" this past Friday night, she owned up to being nervous appearing on live TV. (We think she did fine!) The First Lady plugged a support-the-troops PSA she filmed with Jill Biden and…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 26, 2009

Win It! Mrs. O: The Face Of Fashion Democracy

Ever since her husband began campaigning for the presidency, Michelle Obama has been in the spotlight -- and so has her closet. Mrs. O documents the first lady's wardrobe on the campaign trail and in the White House with more than 120 photographs. Close-ups of Jimmy Choo pumps, Erickson Beamon brooches, Maria Pinto dresses,…
By: Catherine Strawn / October 23, 2009

Adopt Me, Please.

The official Obama family portrait was posted on the White House photostream and OMG the first family is so gorgeous. Annie Leibovitz did good. But where's Bo?
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 23, 2009

Michelle Obama’s Version Of Heaven Is The McDonalds Drive-Thru

Embedded video from Michelle Obama spoke to the Department of Health and Human Services yesterday afternoon. Relax, the clip above is not at all boring. It's Michy talking about how she relied on fast food when she was working and raising Sasha and Malia, and comparing the drive-thru to heaven. She's kind…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 14, 2009

Michelle Obama Is Now An Action Figure

What with those sculpted arms and supermom credentials, it was only a matter of time before someone would turn the First Lady into some type of cartoon-y character. Behold the new Michelle Obama action figure, a product of Jailbreak Toys (which also produces the similar Barack Obama action figure). While the doll's huge…
By: Leonora Epstein / October 14, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Italy’s Prime Minister Calls Michelle Obama “Sun-Tanned”

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi made a stupid joke about Barack and Michelle Obama's dark skin, calling it a suntan. According to the AP, he told a crowd in Milan he was bringing well wishes from the United States from "what's his name? Some, tanned guy. Ah, Barack Obama!" He then continued,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 29, 2009

The First Lady’s Feet Are Put To The Test … What’s Your Pain Threshold For Heels?

Last night the Obamas hosted a dinner for the G20 summit, and, naturally, Michelle was expertly styled. Reports The New York Times:"Mrs. Obama [wore] a taupe, pink and green patterned cocktail dress with straps. Pink patent leather two-inch heels. Hair pulled back in a full, bouffant faux-ponytail. Long pearl necklace, pearl earrings. No stockings."…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 25, 2009

Japanese Harper’s Bazaar Turns Michelle Obama Into A Blond Doll

The latest Japanese edition of Harper's Bazaar presents an interesting take on first lady fashion by dressing up a blond-haired, blue-eyed Barbie-like doll in a number of outfits and plopping her into scenes with various presidents. The animal print-wearing Michelle Obama stand-in is especially curious (take a look at it after the jump).
By: Catherine Strawn / September 24, 2009

Michelle Obama Not So Happy That Ladies Love Grabbing Barack’s Bum

Chris Andersen's biography of the Obamas, Barack and Michelle: Portrait of an American Marriage, comes out today, and in it he dishes on a lot more than the first couple's date night. According to Andersen, women are constantly rubbing up against Barack, slipping him their digits, and whispering suggestive comments i…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 22, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Michelle Obama Says Women Face Bias In Health Care

On Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke in favor of health care reform, reminding us that women still face bias from insurance companies which can still legally deny coverage to women based on "preexisting conditions like having a C-section or having had a baby." Studies have shown women can be charged more tha…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 21, 2009

Thakoon Spring 2010: MObama-Worthy?

Get First Lady Michelle Obama on your side (or in one of your dresses), and your business is guaranteed to boom. That's what happened to some of MObama's favorite labels, like Thakoon. So, is it just us, or does Thakoon's spring 2010 presentation look like it's playing pretty hard to attract Michelle and…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 16, 2009

How To Get Michelle Obama’s Arms

Woman's got guns. And by guns, I mean a not-too-Madonna-esque but still muscle-y set of arms. I want them. Badly. Luckily, someone hunted down her trainer to get the how-to. (Now, I'm not promising you results, just an exercise routine—we all don't have a White House chef and organic garden at our disposal.) According to…
By: Nina Carbone / September 8, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Michelle Obama’s Shorts Are Still News, Apparently

Stop the presses! Michelle Obama wore SHORTS! In public! As we said before, it is absurd the media thinks that the First Lady showing her legs above the knees is news. And now Time is jumping on the scrutinizing-the-famous-woman's-body bandwagon, too, saying "[Michelle] just didn't look particularly good in shorts. Her arms are…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 21, 2009

Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” List Makes No Sense To Us

Forbes' annual "Powerful Women" issue hits newsstands tomorrow, but their 2009 list of the 100 most powerful women in the world has left us scratching our heads. The magazine insists the list is based on power, not popularity. They go by press mentions and the size of the country, business or organization the woman runs.
By: Nikki Dowling / August 20, 2009

Shortsgate: Michelle Obama Dares To Bare Her Legs!

Oh holy hell. First Lady Michelle Obama has caught some flack for daring to wear shorts while on vacation with her family at the Grand Canyon in 100+ degree heat. (Emphasis all mine because I cannot fathom the absurdity.) This morning on "The Today Show," The Washington Post's Robin Givhan and Mary Tomer, author of…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 19, 2009

Is This How Michelle Obama Gets Her Famous Arms?

Everyone wants Michelle Obama's amazing arms. However, no one wants to work to actually get them. Voilà the Shake Weight, a "revolutionary" exercise gadget for women that guarantees bangin' muscles. All you do is hold the weight in front of you, grip the movable handle with both hands, and shake, shake, shake. You hardly…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 17, 2009
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