Posts tagged "michelle obama"

Star Couplings: Lance Armstrong Is A Dad Again

Lance Armstrong’s girlfriend Anna Hansen gave birth to their son Max last night. [Dlisted] — And he’s already made his internet debut via Twitter!
Jessica Simpson gave Tony Romo a $100,000 speedboat for his birthday. [Perez Hilton] — Her shoe line must be doing very well because we know she doesn’t make big money from…

By: Annika Harris / June 5, 2009

The Obamas’ Adorable Date Night

Um, can I go on a date with the president? This Saturday, Barack Obama and his stunning date, first lady Michelle, jetted to New York City for romantic night on the town: dinner and a Broadway show. They chowed down at Blue Hill, then drove up the blockaded Sixth Avenue, where massive crowds lined the…

By: Blaire Briody / June 1, 2009

Offensive Or Not? Murray’s Pomade Features The Obamas

Nothing says ‘I Love My President’ like a tin of pomade. At least, that’s what the folks at Murray’s must have been thinking when they debuted the ‘Murray’s for Obama’ specialty tin, which is filled with their legendary hair pomade and conditioner. The orange-red can is stamped with a drawing of President and first Lady…

By: Zandile Blay / May 23, 2009

Comedian Jay Mohr Calls Michelle Obama A Man

Is it “Hate on Michelle Obama” week? Supermodel Iman told Parade Mrs. O is “no great beauty.” Now, comic Jay Mohr is adding his two cents. During a call-in on “The Jim Rome Show” on ESPN, he went off on a mean-spirited monologue about the First Lady.

By: Zandile Blay / May 20, 2009

Iman Says Michelle Obama Is No Great Beauty—Insult Or Truth?

Legendary model Iman must have been feeling spicy during her interview with Parade. When asked her thoughts on Michelle Obama, Iman responded: “Mrs. Obama is not a great beauty, but she is so interesting-looking and so bright. That will always take you farther.” She didn’t stop there. “When you’re a great beauty, it’s always downhill…

By: Zandile Blay / May 18, 2009

The Three Ways Michelle Obama Is Influencing The Fashion Industry

To say Michelle Obama’s wardrobe has attracted considerable attention would be an understatement. The world is obsessed with what Michelle wears. She always looks so put-together yet modern — and the designers whose clothes she sports get their names in the news. But are they actually seeing an increase in business? Michelle’s fashion choices seem…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 18, 2009

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 doll i…

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 cards close…

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? Keep reading to…

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 i…

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 had…

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 in June. Along…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 18, 2009
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