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Michelle Obama designer shut down
The New York Post ^ | 10-3-10

Posted on 10/02/2010 11:22:10 PM PDT by Justaham

Kai Milla's eponymous clothing line has shut down, and the cash-strapped business has failed to pay vendors for months, sources claim.

Milla, wife of Stevie Wonder, founded the women's contemporary line in 2005 and received acclaim from the fashion press, including a spread in Harper's Bazaar and an appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

Milla's height of popularity came after First Lady Michelle Obama wore a green silk sleeveless dress by the designer in February 2009, when Wonder was awarded a Gershwin Prize from the Library of Congress and gave a performance at the White House.

Milla's last collection was for spring/summer 2010, and was presented during New York Fashion Week last September at the Museum of Art and Design at Columbus Circle. A source told Page Six the line was discontinued earlier this year.

"The company has left many creditors coming after her to be paid for time, service, and materials," the source said. "Modeling agencies, production crews, design assistants, pattern makers, office and store landlords have all been trying to contact her office in Los Angeles and New York for months for payment."

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1 posted on 10/02/2010 11:22:11 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

Crazy Aunt Esther will go on the warpath..


2 posted on 10/02/2010 11:24:26 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Justaham

More accurate to say Michelle Obama finished her off.

Click on the article. That’s the designer, aka Mrs. Stevie Wonder in the photo.

What would happen if Stevie suddenly regained his eyesight?


3 posted on 10/02/2010 11:25:29 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Justaham

couldn’t see her way out of this mess?


4 posted on 10/02/2010 11:27:09 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Justaham
"The company has left many creditors coming after her to be paid for time, service, and materials," the source said. "Modeling agencies, production crews, design assistants, pattern makers, office and store landlords have all been trying to contact her office in Los Angeles and New York for months for payment."

I smell bailout in the making.

5 posted on 10/02/2010 11:30:57 PM PDT by The Cajun
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To: Justaham

Just because you like clothes and wear clothes and call yourself a “designer” doesn’t mean people will buy your clothes and pay your bills.

After all, the Williams sisters are now “designers” and P Diddy as well or as bad.

They all seemed to have bypassed design school on their way to fame and fortune in the “designer” clothing business.


6 posted on 10/02/2010 11:37:56 PM PDT by garyhope (It's World War IV, rig ht here, right now, courtesy of Islam and illegal immigration.)
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To: Justaham

“Milla’s height of popularity came after First Lady Michelle Obama wore a green silk sleeveless dress by the designer in February 2009”

I will say that dress was one of the nicer outfits Michelle Obama has worn. Better than that red-and-black getup that made her look like a black widow spider, anyway.


7 posted on 10/02/2010 11:38:07 PM PDT by DemforBush (You might think that, *I* could not possibly comment.)
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To: Justaham
Milla, wife of Stevie Wonder,

Which one designed Michelle's wardrobe?

8 posted on 10/02/2010 11:38:55 PM PDT by Moonman62 (Half of all Americans are above average.)
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To: Moonman62

Gud one. Is funny.


9 posted on 10/02/2010 11:41:59 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: Moonman62

Doesnt matter...I think both of them at first thought Me-chelle was a man.


10 posted on 10/02/2010 11:43:35 PM PDT by max americana (Hoax and Chains, Dopeychangey)
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To: garyhope

“Just because you like clothes and wear clothes and call yourself a “designer” doesn’t mean people will buy your clothes and pay your bills.”

Guess they went high on the hog, expecting more of Obamie’s stash.


11 posted on 10/02/2010 11:49:19 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: sinanju

The collar needs to be about a foot higher...


12 posted on 10/03/2010 12:06:54 AM PDT by Netizen
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To: DemforBush
“Milla’s height of popularity came after First Lady Michelle Obama wore a green silk sleeveless dress by the designer in February 2009

Wow! That was just after Ubama entered the Whitey House. After the country got to see her "designs" for the first time, it was all downhill after that! Talk about the kiss of death!

Milla's popularity is tracking that of Ubama.

13 posted on 10/03/2010 12:16:50 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Liberalism and Patriotism cannot coexist.)
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To: Justaham

Isn’t this the 2nd designer for her that’s gone belly up?


14 posted on 10/03/2010 12:39:32 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Extremism in defense of Liberty is sometimes necessary...)
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To: Justaham

Cash-strapped business has failed.Will she send Obama a thank you card?.


15 posted on 10/03/2010 12:52:12 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: sinanju

"I got an idea idea idea"

16 posted on 10/03/2010 1:12:15 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Outlaw Woman

I think you are correct.
IIRC Michelle had an Asian designer at one time.

Think she was the one that wrapped the First Lady in upholstery fabric.


17 posted on 10/03/2010 2:40:47 AM PDT by Vinnie (You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Jihads You)
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To: Justaham
All these awards from the liberal elite and still the business failed.

Says a lot, doesn't it?

18 posted on 10/03/2010 3:41:45 AM PDT by Tolkien (Grace is the Essence of the Gospel; Gratitude is the Essence of Ethics.)
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To: Justaham
Kai Milla..... yikes!


19 posted on 10/03/2010 4:01:04 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Justaham

I just called to say you owe me ...


20 posted on 10/03/2010 4:13:00 AM PDT by RAR
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To: AlexW

Moochele Obama is to fashion designers as Barkey Obama is to Democrat candidates. Everyone loved the attention in 08 but now they leave town when AF1 is calling into the landing pattern.


21 posted on 10/03/2010 4:20:28 AM PDT by mazda77 (Rubio - US Senate, West FL22nd, Scott/Carroll - FL Gov/LtGov, Miller-AK US Senate)
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To: Justaham
"The company has left many creditors coming after her to be paid for time, service, and materials," the source said. "Modeling agencies, production crews, design assistants, pattern makers, office and store landlords have all been trying to contact her office in Los Angeles and New York for months for payment."

Isn't this just typical!?

Guess she is waiting for Zero to pay her bills.

Or, maybe Michelle did not pay for the clothes that Mrs. Wonder made for her.

22 posted on 10/03/2010 4:39:19 AM PDT by CitizenM (If we ever forget that we're one nation under GOD, then we will be a nation gone under.-Ronald Re)
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To: Rummyfan

She looks like the result if Michael Jackson decided to become a woman rather than white.


23 posted on 10/03/2010 4:41:48 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Remember March 23, 1775. Remember March 23, 2010)
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To: Justaham
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24 posted on 10/03/2010 5:11:17 AM PDT by abbyg55
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To: Justaham

So now, this dressmaker gone bust, another victim of the free enterprise system, shunned by those who vote with their dollars, will be branded a capitalist by her client’s husband, and yes, of ocurse, stand in line for the promised, possibly whispered in private, bailout, that she so does not deserve!

Welcome to being an enterprenuer, in the age of Obama!


25 posted on 10/03/2010 5:24:24 AM PDT by Prussianone
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To: sinanju

26 posted on 10/03/2010 5:33:04 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Life Imitates Bacon, but Bacon does not imitate Life. Bacon IS life." ~paulycy)
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To: Justaham

Guess giving Moochelle the dress didn’t really pay off


27 posted on 10/03/2010 5:42:37 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Greetings Jacques. The revolution is coming)
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To: sheik yerbouty
She probably demanded the boob belt

28 posted on 10/03/2010 5:48:02 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Justaham

Where, oh where, will Michelle find ugly stuff to wear? I know... one of the prizes on “Runway” will be to make an especially avant-garde outfit, or better yet, collection for the First, er, Lady.


29 posted on 10/03/2010 5:50:34 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Rummyfan

She looks like she belongs in one of those ice age exhibits in a Museum of Natural History.


30 posted on 10/03/2010 5:50:55 AM PDT by Eddie01 (There's just so many ignorant people, it's depressing)
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To: RummyChick

Ok, I didn’t need to see her that big.......LOL!!!


31 posted on 10/03/2010 5:52:31 AM PDT by ThePatrioticArtist (It's not the painting itself, but the message it sends that's important.)
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To: ThePatrioticArtist

Similar dress by Alaia...

Price tag...$1,600

Again , Alaia



Again,




The hideous black Alaia boob belt
http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/azzedine-alaia-corset-black-leather-62903606#


And don't forget the $675 belt



So, is she getting these for free (and is she claiming it on her taxes)..and what about the limits on gifts??? Or is she paying for them?
32 posted on 10/03/2010 6:09:03 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Justaham

WHY the HELL doesn’t her husband, Stevie Wonder PAY THE LITTLE PEOPLE?????? Liberals...they are ALL THE SAME...DEAD BEATS!


33 posted on 10/03/2010 6:10:15 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Moonman62; Justaham

Milla, wife of Stevie Wonder,

“Which one designed Michelle’s wardrobe?”

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kai-Milla-Design/125732365189#!/album.php?aid=154814&id=125732365189

Fugly.


34 posted on 10/03/2010 6:21:31 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Ann Archy

Photo of designer says.. GUILTY

Mrs BO in red plaid dress appears ready to kick out in an Irish step dance.


35 posted on 10/03/2010 6:23:31 AM PDT by Surrounded_too (Robot machine guns and the Dirty Dozen)
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To: Justaham

Does that mean no more boob belts?


36 posted on 10/03/2010 6:39:43 AM PDT by Howudoing
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To: Justaham; mikrofon; Charles Henrickson
Milla, wife of Stevie Wonder

Lately
You Haven't Done Nothin'
If You Really Love Me
Go Home
I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
Never Dreamed You'd Leave In Summer

Have A Talk With God
Heaven Help Us All

37 posted on 10/03/2010 7:01:53 AM PDT by martin_fierro (Uptight)
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To: RummyChick

WHY??? WHY DID YOU DO THAT TO US????


38 posted on 10/03/2010 7:06:44 AM PDT by bannie (Gone to seed.)
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To: RummyChick

Does this woman not own any pantyhose? I do not think I’ve ever seen her with stockings on.


39 posted on 10/03/2010 7:14:05 AM PDT by Malacoda (CO(NH2)2 on OBAMA.)
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To: RummyChick

MY EYES!


40 posted on 10/03/2010 7:24:31 AM PDT by Netizen
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To: Outlaw Woman
"Isn’t this the 2nd designer for her that’s gone belly up?"

Yes. Maria Pinto filed bankruptcy earlier this year. Both of these designers also had Oprah Winfrey as a client.

41 posted on 10/03/2010 7:28:55 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Malacoda

Stacy on What Not to Wear pretty much outlawed panty hose. I like the show and generally like the coaching that she and Clinton do but have gone back to wearing panty hose. Just too many good reasons to do so. Its fun to have that conversation with other women while men are around. LOL


42 posted on 10/03/2010 7:33:47 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: Justaham

I didn’t know hookers and Michelle needed designers to look that bad. Who knew?


43 posted on 10/03/2010 7:34:31 AM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Rummyfan
Kinda reminds one of Jaws in 'The Spy Who Loved Me'...


44 posted on 10/03/2010 7:37:04 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (When the ass brays, don't reply...)
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To: Mr Rogers

I can’t get over that ugly shirt.


45 posted on 10/03/2010 7:42:31 AM PDT by Netizen
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To: Justaham

Wait now I am confused.

I thought that fat white chick was the crappy clothes designer for Shelly.

That can’t be Stevie Wonders wife.

So MO has more than one crappy clothes designer?


46 posted on 10/03/2010 7:44:41 AM PDT by Global2010
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To: Justaham

Good grief! With that butt ugly, America hating, fat ass pig as your leading model, how could anyone expect success.


47 posted on 10/03/2010 7:54:10 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: AlexW
Guess they went high on the hog, expecting more of Obamie’s stash.

She got the surprise of her life when she received payment in the form of collard and turnip greens from Michelle's garden ;-)

48 posted on 10/03/2010 8:12:32 AM PDT by varon (Allegiance to the constitution, always. Allegiance to a political party, never.)
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To: Rummyfan

Isn’t she Lovely, Isn’t she beau ti ful...

Well now we all know who created the boob belt.


49 posted on 10/03/2010 8:16:57 AM PDT by Global2010
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To: Justaham

BREAKING NEWS.....Small businesses go belly up under the Obama regime....News at 11:00


50 posted on 10/03/2010 9:30:07 AM PDT by FreedomGuru
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