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Fashion Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama’s First Blindie Style Don’t: The Rainbow Brite Frilly Skirt in London


Wearing a skirt that resembles something little Sasha could’ve made in her arts and crafts class, Michelle Obama sabotaged her fashion resume with a Rainbow Brite/Wedding cake skirt on a trip to Westminster Abbey.

The First Lady, who is on summer vacation in the UK with daughters Sasha and Malia, “brightened up London’s grey skies,” according to The Sun, with her yellow and lavender layered cardigan and crazy skirt, which The Times says, “As a stack, they look like one of those modern, fancy wedding cakes that brides’ co-ordinate with their flowers.”

Also, what’s going on with her hair? She’s looking a little coneheadish. Obviously, you can all see that Blindie is not happy with this style mishap!

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An American Family in Paris: The Obamas Become Parisian Tourists


The Obamas may be American royalty, but they’re spending their time as Parisian tourists this week.

Wrapping up his six-day trip abroad to the Middle East, Germany and the beaches of Normandy, the President joined First Lady Michelle and Malia and Sasha at the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Paris, where they’re staying.

The First Family’s tour of Paris began early Saturday evening at the Notre Dame cathedral, while on Sunday (which was Sasha’s 8th birthday) they took in the city’s best view atop the Pompidou Center.

“I would love nothing more than to have a leisurely week in Paris, stroll down the Seine, take my wife out to a nice meal, have a picnic in Luxembourg Gardens,” he said after taking his wife to dinner near the Eiffel Tower. “Those days are over, for the moment.”

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Color on the Cover: Michelle Obama and Mama Marian Robinson’s First Interview Together


Essence magazine’s May issue celebrates Mother’s Day with First Lady Michelle Obama and her White House live-in mother, Marian Robinson.

Mom-in-Chief On…

ADVANCING THE ROLE OF WOMEN WORLDWIDE: “We have to talk about flex hours and exercise and nutrition and health and what that means. And we have to talk about values, and about our relationships with men. All of those are part of the conversation that I think we need to have, not just in this country but around the world.”

COMBATING STEREOTYPICAL IMAGES OF BLACK WOMEN: “The women in videos and the stereotypes are just not the truth of who we are as a community. We already know that because we are living these lives every single day. It’s nice to have this reminder in the White House, but I would say we don’t need it…all you need to do is look around your own community and you will see this same family in churches and in schools.”

Grandma-in-Chief On…

ADVICE ON RAISING CHILDREN: “The main thing that I think needs to be taught to children is the ability to think and make decisions. You don’t have to have a lot of information, but you have to know how to get through the process. If you make mistakes you don’t [just] decide I will never do that again.”

ENJOYING LIFE IN THE WHITE HOUSE: “…I really am. You want to know why? Because my children are good parents. It makes it very easy to be a grandmother when your children are good parents.”

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The Bush Twins’ Advice For Malia & Sasha Obama: ‘Remember Who Your Dad Really Is’


In an open letter to Sasha, 7, and Malia Obama, 10, President Bush’s twin daughters Jenna and Barbara offer their own advice to the new First Daughters.

While the Bush twins tell the girls to “absorb it all, enjoy it all” when it comes to the White House and the culture that D.C. has to offer, from sliding “down the banister of the solarium” to attending the “Kennedy Center for theater,” they have one piece of advice that holds above anything else:

“Here is our most important piece of advice,” they write. “Remember who your dad really is.”

You can read the entire letter here.


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Michelle Obama Chooses Designers Isabel Toledo, Jason Wu And J.Crew For The Inauguration

First Lady Michelle Obama donned a shimmering yellow wool sheath dress and matching coat by Cuban American designer Isabel Toledo to the inauguration of her husband Barack Obama.

Michelle discovered the work of 47 year-old Toledo through Ikram Goldman, a Chicago-based boutique shop that carries her other favored designers -Thakoon and Narciso Rodriguez.

Toledo says Michelle chose the lemongrass-colored dress for the optimism it represents.

Topping off her outfit, Michelle sported a pair of green leather gloves from J.Crew and green Jimmy Choo kitten heel pumps.

Daughters Malia and Sasha also wore pieces from J.Crew’s children’s line Crewcuts. Ten year-old Malia wore a double-breasted periwinkle-blue coat with a blue-ribbon bow at the waist and her sister Sashs,7, wore a pink coat with orange scarf and matching satin belt.

The evening’s inaugural balls saw Michelle in a white one-shoulder floor length gown by 26 year-old Taiwanese-born designer Jason Wu. A young designer who has only been showing collections since 2006, Wu found out his dress had been selected like everyone else did when the First-Lady walked out in it.

President Obama showed off his wife to a cheering crowd saying, “First of all, how good-looking is my wife?”

The First Couple danced to the song “At Last,” a 1940s song made famous by blues singer Etta James.

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ObamaNation: Barack Obama Writes Letter to Daughters Malia & Sasha

President-elect Barack Obama wrote a letter to his two daughters, Malia & Sasha, in the latest issue of Parade.

The doting father and loving husband wrote the thoughtful letter to his little girls, even apologizing for “all the time we’ve been apart” and saying his mission is to “ensure that you had every opportunity for happiness and fulfillment in yours.”

Click HERE for the heart-warming letter in its entirety.

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Obama Reveals New Puppy For Malia & Sasha Will Be Labradoodle Or Portugese Water Hound

President-elect Barack Obama revealed on ABC’s This Week that the choice of puppy for daughters Sasha and Malia has been narrowed down to a Labradoodle and a Portugesse Water Hound.

Host George Stephanopoulos passed along the question from Obama’s daughters, who were sitting in the control room, ‘What kind of a dog are we getting and when are we getting it?’

Obama replied, “They seem to have narrowed it down to a labradoodle or a Portuguese water hound … medium-sized dog, and so, we’re now going to start looking at shelters to see when one of those dogs might come up.”

“We’re closing in on it. This has been tougher than finding a commerce secretary,” the President-elect said.

Both the Labradoodle, a cross between a Labrador and a Poodle, and the Portugese Water Hound are known for being hypo-allergenic.

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