Wednesday, November 5, 2008

A Good Look For Us

We did a very good thing last night.




And how great did Michelle Obama look???


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This dress is Narciso Rodriguez and I lurrrrve it. There's some dissension in the blogosphere about it, but I think it's great. I also think it's great the way the entire family is color-coordinated -- it appeals to my Inner Miss Matchy-Matchy. And I love that the girls are dressed like actual little girls and not like mini-models.


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Another non-slouch in the beauty & style department, our new Second Lady, Jill Biden. Gorgeous woman, great classic taste in clothes. She always looks like a million bucks. Oh, I am very excited about these two, style-wise. American designers are going to be beating down the doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for the next four years, begging these women to wear their clothes.


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Handsome men in handsome suits. I'll cop to having had a bit of a crush on Joe Biden for years. Love the color of his tie.


Why am I talking about what they're wearing? It might seem shallow, given the historic nature of this election. There are far more important things to discuss, of course. But this is a fashion blog, and I don't allow myself to talk politics here.

So I'll just say this: America changed its clothes last night.


And we look fabulous.



photos: huffingtonpost.com

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6 comments:

Deja Pseu said...

Hear, hear!!!

teteatete said...

I want desperately to say that I love Michelle Obama's dress, but I just can't. I love that she always wears figure-flattering shapes, and usually I'm a big fan of waist cinching styles...but somehow it doesn't work for me here. It's like a weird splatter-pattern gone awry.

I agree that the matchy-matchy is great and those little girls are adorable! I bet they can't wait to chase their new puppy through the rose garden.

benvenuta said...

Heartfelt congratulations from Europe! You made a truly fabulous fashion pick on Tuesday!

STYLE AND THE CITY . COM - PARIS said...

wouah ! Congratulation. It's amazing what you did. what a strong will. I wish to be as sting willed than you. But I'll do my best and will post my new pic, my new body, lol.

you have all my respect
i am very glad to have such readers like you
it means a lot for me.

cheers from Paris

Kamel

Rhiannon said...

oh this is important. Who among us doesn't remember the heartbreak of Hilary's off-the-rack Donna Karan "cold shoulder" inaugural gown?

LeeLee said...

I dearly wanted to like Michelle Obama's dress, too. I just can't. I was at the event Tuesday night, and even from 150 feet, the dress was a bit distracting. It wasn't awful, it was just a touch more odd than it was fabulous.

But she could wear a potato sack and make it look okay.