Archive for the ‘Michelle Obama’ Category

CFB Photos: Michelle Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner

May 4, 2010
 First Lady Obama in Prabal Gurung

Calling Michelle Obama fabulous would be an understatement. She was had made women all over America step their fashion game up. From her love of J. Crew to Jason Wu, this First Lady doesn’t miss a fashion beat.  She wore this stunning tomato red Prabal Gurung gown for the White House Correspondents dinner on Saturday night. My invite must have gotten lost in the mail. ; )

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Fashion & Style News: Michelle Obama’s Favorite Designer Closes Shop

March 23, 2010
 Michelle Obama in a Mario Pinto sheath.

Designer Maria Pinto who designed a number of the First Lady Michelle Obama’s outfits well before she got to the White House has closed the doors of her Chicago boutique.

Citing tough economic times as the cause, Maria Pinto has filed for bankruptcy in addition to closing her stores doors. Pinto first garnered attention when she outfitted the first lady throughout the presidential campaign. Though Mrs. Obama continues to be one of her loyal clients, her patronage wasn’t enough to keep the designer’s doors open. We hope Ms. Pinto will bounce back, and maybe start her own ready-to-wear collection. Time will only tell. Good luck Maria.

See the full story here.

CFB Photos: Mrs. O in Calvin Klein

December 10, 2009
 

Michelle Obama was a vision of loveliness today at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. She wore a sulfite laser-cut velvet dress and jacket from the Francisco Costa designed collection at Oslo City Hall, supporting her husband as he accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.

Take notice folks, you can’t buy this kind of class. Man, I love my President and First Lady!

— O 

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CFB Photos: Michelle Obama Dons Naeem Khan at the Offical State Dinner

November 26, 2009

Michelle Obama wore a flawless gold gown by Naeem Khan to host the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur Tuesday night at the White House. Her handsome husband complimented her in a black tuxedo as the two hosted guests which included the handsome Blair Underwood, Alfre Woodard, Steven Spielberg, Gayle King, Deepak Chopra.

Guest chef Marcus Samulesson prepared the dinner. Here’s the menu:

The State Dinner Menu

First

Potato and Eggplant Salad
White House Arugula with Onion Seed Vinaigrette
2008 Sauvignon Blanc, Modus Operandi, Napa, California
Red Lentil Soup with Fresh Cheese
2006 Riesling, Brooks “Ara,” Willamette Valley, Oregon

Entree

Roasted Potato Dumplings
with Tomato Chutney
Chickpeas and Okra
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Green Curry Prawns
Caramelized Salsify
with smoked Collard Greens
and Coconut Aged Basmati
2007 Grenache, Beckmen Vineyards, Santa Ynez, CA



Dessert

Pumpkin Pie Tart
Pear Tatin
Whipped Cream and Caramel Sauce
Sparkling Chardonnay, Thibaut Janisson Brut, Monticello, Virginia
Petis Fours and Coffee
Cashew Brittle
Pecan Pralines
Passion Fruit and Vanilla Glaces
Chocolate-Dipped Fruit

Photo courtesy of WWD.com.

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Style Reads: Mrs. O and Rihanna Do Glamour

November 5, 2009
 Mrs. O is well, red. 

Michelle Obama is the latest is all about Glamour–magazine that is. President Obama’s lovely other half is featured on the November cover of the magazine for the Women of the Year issue. Pop star Rihanna who made blink-worthy headlines when she was assaulted by Chris Brown this year also made the cover cut.

Mrs. O who undoubtedly has been one of the most influential people of 2009, dishes on her life thus far as First Lady, why women should pay attention to the way a man treats his mother and how she still has a hard time saying that her husband is the President of the United States.
Miss Rihanna opens up on her ordeal with her former beau, domestic violence, the “Rihanna cut” and why its good to help other people.

Issue Must-Reads

-Women of the Yea
-Going Nude: It’s a Do
-6 Love Talks That Bring You Closer
-Wear it Tonight
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Fashion & Style News: Michelle Obama’s Most Memorable First Lady Looks

November 3, 2009
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Check out Mrs. O’s best looks as the First Lady of the United States. The CFB chose our own looks and truthfully, it’s hard to narrow it down because in my opinion, she has many. She is a trendsetter and go-getter, a woman defined by her character and not her wardrobe, yet she manages to influence women everywhere with her poised presence and intelligence.

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Who could forget the way she stood by her man Barak as he stayed on his grind to become President of the United States. She admits the road to this path wasn’t always easy, but she managed to keep her head held high, support her family, and ultimately become the most admired woman in America. Never mind the haters who want to nitpick about who or what she wears. She can wear anything she wants  and wear it well. J. Crew, Narcisco Rodriguez, Tracy Reese, or Michael Kors; she looks good in it all.

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Her genuine heart is clear when we see how Mr. President smiles admiringly at his lady. He holds her hand tightly when they walk, letting everyone know, ‘she is mine’. What a proud man he should be to have a women like Michelle. A woman with modest roots, straight from the south side of Chicago. She is the archtype for every girl who grew up in the inner city with struggle not far behind.

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Michelle is the woman who represents for the women who make it happen every day. The women who never take no for an answer even when faced with adversity. Michelle Obama is far from ordinary, she is extraordinary. She epitomizes class, beauty, and elegance even in her casual best. She’s the true definition of a lady. I love you Michelle! The Chocolate Fashionistas of the World love you! Thanks for reminding the world what true lady looks like!

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View the Huffington Post’s favorite Michelle Obama looks here.

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Culture & Society: The Obama Family Portrait

October 23, 2009
Annie Leibovitz most famously known for her work in Vogue magazine took the official photograph for the First Family. President Obama along with First Lady Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia posed in the green room for the photo.
The First Family
President Barak Obama, Sasha, Michelle, and Malia in the green room.
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CFB Photos: Michelle Obama is a Winner in Michael Kors

October 2, 2009
 Michelle Obama with Danish Queen Margreth (Photo courtesy of Women’s Wear Daily).

First Lady Michelle Obama had been working adamantly to get the 2016 Olympics to Chicago to no avail but it doesn’t mean she didn’t look good trying to do it. She attended the International Olympic Committee Conference Presentation in an elegant yellow metallic sheath by Michael Kors, seemingly one of her favorite designers.

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Fashion & Style News: Sonia Rykiel to Design for H&M

September 28, 2009

Sonia Rykiel, whose clear belt was in demand everywhere after Michelle Obama wore it on the cover of O Magazine, is the newest designer to collaborate with H&M. Rykiel will design a lingerie collection for winter 2009 which will go on sale as early as December 5th.

For spring 2010, Rykiel will design a knitwear collection for women and girls as well as a line of accessories. The collection will go on sale in February of 2010.

Photo: Rihanna at a Sonia Rykiel fashion show.

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CFB Photos: The Obama Family Visits the Jefferson Memorial

September 28, 2009
 The Obamas and their extended family leave the Jefferson Memorial.

The Obama family visited the Jefferson Memorial Sunday evening. Michelle Obama wore a pair of black Converse tennis shoes. 

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