Posts tagged "michelle obama"

Quick Pic: Michelle Obama And Her Makeup Artist Share Eyeshadow

At left, Michelle Obama. At right, Michelle Obama's makeup artist, Ingrid Grimes-Miles. Don't their faces look eerily similar? See, ladies? The shape of your eyebrows and your makeup can change your face. [NYMag.com]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 12, 2009

President Obama Believes In Michelle’s Right To Bare Arms

If you missed it, here's President Obama's speech at the White House Correspondent's Dinner. He's very funny. I love the moment when he comments on Michelle's right to "bare arms," and she flexes and gives the Prez an adorably flirtatious look.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 11, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Michelle Obama On What Makes A Girl Feel Beautiful

“I had a father and a brother who thought I was beautiful, and they made me feel that way every single day. I grew up with very strong male role models who thought I was smart and fast and funny, so I heard that a lot. I know that there are many young girls who…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2009

Michelle Obama Is The First Lady Of The World

While Americans have been focused on Michelle Obama's wardrobe choices and how she's advancing the careers of younger designers, women in other countries are more concerned with how she's boosting their lives and self-worth. In India, one woman says Michelle "shows women that it's OK to have dark skin and to not have a son,"…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 28, 2009

Barack And Michelle Obama Action Figures — Guns Included!

Now you can play with Barack and Michelle, even if they're too busy to fit you into their social calendar. HeroBuilders.com has created handmade action figures modeled after the first couple. With Michelle's exposed guns and Barack's concealed yet bulging muscles, these two look ready for a good ole villain beat down. Each…
By: Annika Harris / April 16, 2009

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 pockets hanging below the lining over a purple-striped, long-sleeve tee. Not surprisingly, this is a love it or hate it getup. The fashion blogs speak…
By: Deborah Stein / April 15, 2009

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 we expected, that was just talk -- Michelle is so above that! She seems to be the type of woman who plays her…
By: Annika Harris / April 15, 2009

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 week, in a WWD article, designer Oscar de la Renta lashed out against Michelle's clothing choices: American fashion right now is struggling. I…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 8, 2009

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 they gave British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his family when they came to Washington last month, so did their gift-giving improve? Kee…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 7, 2009

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, apparently it's a big deal. Well, at least to some people. When you meet royalty there is certain protocol that, while not set in stone,…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 2, 2009

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 own business? Solve world hunger. Get out of my closet." -- Michelle Obama on her husband's perception of her fashion sense.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 23, 2009

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 trick: keeping her mouth shut and looking pretty! She's already been on the covers of various fashion mags, and this week's New York…
By: Meghan Keane / March 18, 2009

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 is getting an entire comic book dedicated to her. Michelle Obama, who has graced the covers of just about every important culture magazine -- People,…
By: Annika Harris / March 18, 2009

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 America (CFDA) announced that Obama will be presented with the Board of Directors' Special Tribute when the year's fashion awards are given i…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 18, 2009

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 earn only 78 cents for every dollar a man makes. This makes Obama mad, since he loves the ladies… No, like, he…
By: Deborah Stein / March 13, 2009

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 to raid her closet, I aspire to have the same grace and poise and intelligence and confidence and parenting abilities and knack for wearing…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 12, 2009

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 down a runway, arms covered up! [Mrs. O] PETA strikes again! The animal rights group ripped a sleeve on the Balenciaga gown worn by…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 10, 2009

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 right now is the image of Michelle Obama’s sculpted biceps.” Her remark was mostly in response to the recent hoopla over…
By: Wendy Atterberry / March 9, 2009

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 smarts and her guns, Miche is a true superwoman. Now you can show your support for her powerful, positive message of equality. […
By: Annika Harris / March 5, 2009

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 from designers, including Jason Wu and Catherine Malandrino. You can get a sneak peek over at Glamour, but we don't need…
By: Annika Harris / March 3, 2009
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