It has been some time since fashion watchers launched the guessing game for Michelle Obama’s sartorial picks for her husband’s second inaugural. But even the American president acknowledged that the “more significant” event this week has been the debut of his wife’s new hairstyle.
Michelle Obama made it a fashion tradition Monday night, wearing a custom-made Jason Wu gown to the inaugural balls. The ruby-colored dress was a follow-up to the white gown Wu made for her four years ago when she was new to Washington, the pomp and circumstance, and the fashion press.
By Nancy Benac
Michelle Obama says her daughters are learning that even the kids of politicians have to have a thick skin. “Politics is tough,” the first lady said Tuesday. “That’s just sort of the nature of the beast.”
US First Lady Michelle Obama made her literary debut Tuesday with a book about the White House garden in her latest effort to promote healthy eating in a nation struggling with obesity.
A province in southern Italy has dedicated a 1,400-year-old olive tree known as “The Queen” to US First Lady Michelle Obama because of her commitment to promoting healthy lifestyles.
Barack Obama likes to talk about his kids. What parent doesn’t? But Obama isn’t just another dad shooting the breeze about his kids’ antics in last night’s soccer game. He’s the president, and he brings up his daughters to explain his thinking on all sorts of combustible national issues.
It’s sure nice work if you can get it: going to nearly every restaurant in Washington patronized by Michelle Obama and ordering exactly what she ordered.
By Cheche V. Moral
“Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and The Power of Style” By Kate Betts Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2011 242 pages Perhaps no American First Lady since Jackie Kennedy has held the world in such awe as Michelle Obama. There’s rabid fascination in all things she wears—noted and followed with avidity in this wireless, digital era that was absent [...]