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The Pauper's Princess (Kate Middleton's $340 dress vs. Moochelle's $2K dress)
New York Post via Drudge ^ | 05-27-11 | Kirsten Fleming

Posted on 05/28/2011 12:01:59 AM PDT by wac3rd

As newly minted princess Kate Middleton greeted Michelle Obama in the ornate surroundings of Buckingham Palace Tuesday, it was hard to believe she was wearing a $340 dress from British retailer Reiss — a frock any commoner could buy.

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While Michelle Obama has also been applauded for wearing clothes from affordable stores such as J.Crew and H&M, she also favors big-name designers such as Jason Wu and Isabel Toledo. The floral Barbara Tfank dress she wore to meet Middleton this week cost at least $2,000.

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Photo at link...I know Kate is 1/2 Michelle Obama's age, but it's funny to see how the fashion morons keep telling me that the First Lady is so "stylish" when I look at a weird blue Zsa-Zsa Gabor dress, but see Kate in a simple dress completely upstage her...

Sarah Palin will do the same, and she's the same age.

1 posted on 05/28/2011 12:02:03 AM PDT by wac3rd
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To: wac3rd
The colors don't even look good together.
2 posted on 05/28/2011 12:04:36 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Obama can't see something pure like the truth without wanting to abort it.)
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To: wac3rd

When I look at that photo even I can see what’s happening there in a fashion sense, I almost feel sorry for our hapless “First lady”, if she were a nice woman, or loved America, she would be worthy of pity.


3 posted on 05/28/2011 12:11:06 AM PDT by ansel12 ( JIM DEMINT "I believe [Palins] done more for the Republican Party than anyone since Ronald Reagan")
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To: wac3rd
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4 posted on 05/28/2011 12:14:23 AM PDT by Old Seadog (Always do a little more than is expected, and someday .....it will be expected.)
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To: ansel12
if she were a nice woman, or loved America, she would be worthy of pity.

she isn't, and she doesn't, so she's not.

5 posted on 05/28/2011 12:22:01 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("...; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,... "Hosea 4:6)
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To: wac3rd
...it's funny to see how the fashion morons keep telling me that the First Lady is so "stylish" when I look at a weird blue Zsa-Zsa Gabor dress, but see Kate in a simple dress completely upstage her...

I don't know what's more appalling, that they dress Michelle as a clown, or that she doesn't know it...

6 posted on 05/28/2011 12:25:29 AM PDT by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on its own.)
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To: wac3rd

It’s an engineering myth that a dress can be made for less than $2,000 that will contain the First Mady.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wo1-sI7MOQ


7 posted on 05/28/2011 12:26:33 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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To: Old Seadog

Ah, my favorite Disney princess story, Beauty an the Beast.”


8 posted on 05/28/2011 12:28:47 AM PDT by Private_Sector_Does_It_Better (If you like the employees at the DMV, post office, SS office... you'll love government health care)
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To: wac3rd

>> the fashion morons keep telling me...

They’re only perpetuating a fallacy to the archives of history. This will all be seen for the joke it is once the blinding, sycophantic spell fritters away.


9 posted on 05/28/2011 12:29:19 AM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Talisker
I don't know what's more appalling, that they dress Michelle as a clown, or that she doesn't know it...

I really did burst out laughing when I came across that post.

10 posted on 05/28/2011 12:31:57 AM PDT by ansel12 ( JIM DEMINT "I believe [Palins] done more for the Republican Party than anyone since Ronald Reagan")
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To: wac3rd

fashionable meets frumpy


11 posted on 05/28/2011 12:34:42 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: Old Seadog

MO looks completely overdressed. The jacket however, would be cute over a black dress for a cocktail party.


12 posted on 05/28/2011 12:36:16 AM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: Aria
Post the pic of the Wookie in Chief going up the steps with the two elegant French ladies...

I think it was Sarkosies (sp?) wife and a close relative ...

13 posted on 05/28/2011 1:45:44 AM PDT by spokeshave (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA.)
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To: spokeshave; Aria

That photo of the three of them on the steps is a photoshop. The two ladies is the french gal (Sarkozy - sp?) and I believe a princess (lecia? or something)from Spain. Both beautiful women.

The photo of Obama is from a different trip - but she is going up the same stairs. The photoshop does provide a good means of comparison. (Well, there is NO comparison, but you know what I mean.)


14 posted on 05/28/2011 1:51:31 AM PDT by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: spokeshave; Aria

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1173949/The-day-Carla-met-match-Mrs-Sarkozy-upstaged-Spains-real-princess-glamour-showdown.html

Heh - I was pretty close with the Spanish Princess name. Here is a spread with numerous photos of them both. Yep - beautiful women!


15 posted on 05/28/2011 1:54:28 AM PDT by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: wac3rd

Once in a while she looks very nice. She can’t help she looks and walks like a wookie. I’m sorry, but she does. If the lib media would stop rubbing her in my face as a “fashionista” (please - I’m not that stupid) I wouldn’t feel so mean toward her.

She’s not a nice person, she’s classic nouveau riche. The notion that money makes class. It’s a classic attitude of those who resent the rich because they have money. They don’t get that money will never make them anything but gauche.

I will absolutely guarantee that the day Michelle leaves “public life” she will never put a cheap dress on her back again.


16 posted on 05/28/2011 1:59:55 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: wac3rd

It’s racist if you don’t think Moochie is a fashion icon.


17 posted on 05/28/2011 2:56:02 AM PDT by Carley (OBAMA, DO YOU HEAR ME NOW.......'67 BORDERS, IT'S NOT GOING TO HAPPEN)
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To: wac3rd
Actually that was only $200.00 for her dress and $1800.00 for the full body shave and lip wax.
18 posted on 05/28/2011 3:24:11 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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To: wac3rd

and even with 2K worth of dress, Kate out shined her...


19 posted on 05/28/2011 3:28:49 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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To: wac3rd
The floral Barbara Tfank dress she wore to meet Middleton this week cost at least $2,000.

Especially if the dress was custom made for Michelle. I think the 2 grand is if she bought off-the-rack. And I doubt she can.

20 posted on 05/28/2011 3:31:51 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: mewzilla
Meanwhile....

Kate's dazzling dress is made in Romanian 'sweatshop' by women on just 99p an hour

21 posted on 05/28/2011 3:47:40 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: wac3rd

You can put a $10,000 dress on a pig, it’s still a pig.


22 posted on 05/28/2011 3:49:16 AM PDT by ImNotLying (Constitution Lover "A man who does not think for himself does not think at all")
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To: Old Seadog

oooh, shiny

(upholstery in background..... and matching dress)


23 posted on 05/28/2011 3:52:42 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Right on! Again moo looks like she is wearing drapes from a cheap living room.


24 posted on 05/28/2011 4:14:16 AM PDT by DooDahhhh (ma)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
The colors don't even look good together.

She seems to like that silver and pink combo. I recall Michelle being called out for wearing an expensive pair of sneakers to a homeless kitchen. They also were pink and silver.
25 posted on 05/28/2011 4:15:27 AM PDT by redheadtoo
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To: wac3rd
I know Kate is 1/2 Michelle Obama's age,

She is also ½ Michelle Obama's size.

26 posted on 05/28/2011 4:34:13 AM PDT by Jemian (Herman Cain for President! Free at Last! Thank God Almighty, this country is free at last AGAIN!)
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To: wac3rd

I personally don’t believe she pays a dime for any of those awful clothes and jewelry. She is an advertisement for them. That is why the designers are always mentioned.


27 posted on 05/28/2011 4:34:49 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Old Seadog
Kate could wear a paper bag and she would look stunning. The point is either you've got "it",or you don't. Not only does Moochelle not have "it" , she seems to be assiduously working on the antidote.

CC

28 posted on 05/28/2011 4:35:13 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (Wisdom comes from experience. Experience comes from a lack of wisdom.)
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To: wac3rd

I do not believe Kate will give in to the high priced designers who simply want to get into the royal bank account. Kate and William have strong appeal to the commoners of their generation..They will continue to relate to them and especially, Kate, will relate to them..She is their princess.


29 posted on 05/28/2011 4:47:27 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: wac3rd

Two good points about the dress.
She’s gotten away from drapery material.
It has sleeves, for a change.


30 posted on 05/28/2011 4:49:14 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
I agree Wookie gets all her horrible clothing for free probably more than any other First Lady. She never did have fashion sense and it seems she take the freebies and put’s them on with out realizing how gross and tacky she looks. Free Free Free Gimme Gimme Gimme you own me!
31 posted on 05/28/2011 5:10:39 AM PDT by angcat (DEAR GOD PLEASE SAVE US!)
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To: wac3rd

Comparing Kate Middleton to moochelle the wookie beast is like comparing a T-Bone Steak with a steaming rancid dog turd... one that has been tracked in and smeared into you fine $10,000 carpet.

LLS


32 posted on 05/28/2011 5:13:54 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If you lie hard enough and sell your soul... you can scam your way to the top" barack obama)
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To: wac3rd

Not one to normally comment of “fashion” threads, but it amazes me that the first wookie can look stylish, fashionable and lady like but seemingly by design or sheer folly she dresses like a retard half the time.


33 posted on 05/28/2011 5:39:21 AM PDT by Popman (Obama. First Marxist to turn a five year Marxist plan into a 4 year administration.)
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To: Old Seadog

Looking at this photo, I’m reminded of the first time that Princess Leia met Chubaka.


34 posted on 05/28/2011 6:04:18 AM PDT by SampleMan (If all of the people currently oppressed shared a common geography, bullets would already be flying.)
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To: 21twelve
Carla Bruni is one sizzling hot gal.......

I'd like to see her standing next to Sarah Palin when Sarah's dressed to the 9's........

35 posted on 05/28/2011 6:12:11 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: silverleaf
oooh, shiny (upholstery in background..... and matching dress)

She does look much like one of the Von Trapp children decked out in clothing made from drapes. Except much stockier.

36 posted on 05/28/2011 6:14:02 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Private_Sector_Does_It_Better
Ah, my favorite Disney princess story, Beauty an the Beast.”

Damn it! I came in here to say that!

37 posted on 05/28/2011 6:14:52 AM PDT by acad1228 (Palin/Watts in 2012!!!)
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To: wac3rd
Kate is wearing a relatively inexpensive dress, and she looks stunning in it.

Michelle, on the other hand, should stick to black dresses. She'll look slimmer.

Anyone who's shopped for dresses knows that you don't have to pay thousands of dollars for a dress. The important thing is to find a cut and color that is flattering.

The U.S. media doesn't want to criticize Michelle for looking bad and spending too much money.

38 posted on 05/28/2011 6:49:23 AM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Talisker
I don't know what's more appalling, that they dress Michelle as a clown, or that she doesn't know it...

Good point...

39 posted on 05/28/2011 6:55:52 AM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: armymarinemom
She does look much like one of the Von Trapp children decked out in clothing made from drapes. Except much stockier.

Now that you mention it...

40 posted on 05/28/2011 6:56:54 AM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Old Seadog

Somebody throw that woman a basketball.


41 posted on 05/28/2011 7:02:02 AM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: Old Seadog

Kate's dress is so beautiful and classic that Grace Kelly could have worn it in the 1950's. Angelina Jolie often goes for the classic look too.

42 posted on 05/28/2011 7:02:53 AM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: wac3rd
That's with the *spit shield*?

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave to well wishers at College Green in Dublin.

43 posted on 05/28/2011 7:04:22 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: Aria

Michelle wears shiny cocktail dresses during the day. They’re more appropriate for a night club than for a lunch at Buckingham Palace. The last time she met with the queen she wore a sweater.

Michelle probably grew up without an etiquette book in her house. Too bad she won’t read one now. Breeding shows.


44 posted on 05/28/2011 7:06:40 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Daffynition

Jolie-Pitts in basic black. Michelle needs to wear black too, but in her case, to hide her figure imperfections.

45 posted on 05/28/2011 7:09:29 AM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: DooDahhhh

“Again moo looks like she is wearing drapes from a cheap living room.”

So she saw that dress in the window and just had to have it?

hey hey hey- she matches the shiny blue Buckingham palace upholstery in the picture behind her! Top of the line resort wear, to meet the Queen.

Buckingham palace is a classy joint, though unfortunately Donald Trump and Qadaffi appear to have similar decorating tastes.


46 posted on 05/28/2011 7:28:57 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: silverleaf

Quadaffi has not changed clothes for a good year! Either that or he has a bunch of these brown gowns. However, I like them better that moos wear.


47 posted on 05/28/2011 7:54:04 AM PDT by DooDahhhh (ma)
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To: DooDahhhh

ah’m talking about palace decor!

Not sartorial tastes.


48 posted on 05/28/2011 8:07:59 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: silverleaf

Moo has a bunch of similar outfits.


49 posted on 05/28/2011 8:43:31 AM PDT by DooDahhhh (ma)
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To: silverleaf

Moo has a bunch of similar outfits.


50 posted on 05/28/2011 8:43:40 AM PDT by DooDahhhh (ma)
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