Another Great Thing About the Obama Win? The Clothes.

November 6th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized


Although I was not happy with Michelle’s choice on this night of all nights. I didn’t hate it, but it wasn’t up to the moment, and it was so visually confusing (jacket? shrug? part of the dress?) that it was distracting.  Usually I love her choices though, so I’m not concerned, and everyone else in the family looked great. The girls’ outfits were head to toe amazing.  Good God, what a beautiful family.  Look at them.

Fashion-watching-wise I’m in heaven.   Michelle Obama will fill the vacancies created by the sad deaths of Princess Diana and Carolyn Bessette Kennedy.  Two fabulous dressers who I miss to this day.  (Don’t mean to reduce them to fashion entertainment, but they had serious skills.  What can I say.)

As I said, I’m going to be ruthlessly going through my own closet and trying to determine what to keep and what to donate to charity, not that charity would even want anything of mine. I do not have serious skills.  I need Tim Gunn, but that’s not realistic.  Actually, who do I know who is good at this?  I never even thought to ask anyone to help me.  Hmmmm.

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  1. 5 Responses to “Another Great Thing About the Obama Win? The Clothes.”

  2. By nadine on Nov 6, 2008

    How tall is Michelle Obama? So stunning – all of them!

  3. By Stacy Horn on Nov 7, 2008

    And his new chief of staff is good looking, too!

  4. By david on Nov 7, 2008

    Ms. Obama is 5’11”-a tall gal.

  5. By Petrea on Nov 7, 2008

    If only I had their budget, I’d replace everything in my closet (except my London Underground t-shirt). Another good dresser: Gwyneth Paltrow, when she’s steppin’ out.

  6. By Stacy Horn on Nov 7, 2008

    Sigh. Me too about replacing my clothes.

    And agree about Gwyneth. Also excellent dressing skills.

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