Skip to comments.Beauty expert dubs first lady Michelle Obama the ‘commander in chic’
Posted on 12/07/2011 6:21:02 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
A fashion and beauty maven says women should look to the first lady for inspiration on how to stock their own closets with style.
Mikki Taylor, the editor at large for Essence magazine, even bestows a new title on Michelle Obama in her new book, Commander in Chic: Every Womans Guide to Managing her Style Like a First Lady.
Taylor, who first became attracted to Obamas fashion sense while working with her on a 2006 magazine story, says that unlike other presidents wives, Michelle Obama effectively dresses for Michelle Obama. She dresses to delight herself. Shes not so influenced by the trends.
Even when that means rebelling against one of the most blatant fashion faux pas around: wearing the same outfit again and again. Obama, 47, has been known to rock the same frock twice (or sometimes three times). She donned the same Thakoon floral dress at an October event that she had worn two times before in 2009.
But Taylor calls it making a repeat performance, and says, Youve never seen that before, and you really dont see it from women in the public eye. A great dress is a great dress. A great look is a great look. Why not wear it again?
And the author, who has worked with countless models and celebs, has some tricks of the trade that shes picked up from studying the first ladys style to help Washington women become their own Capitol Hill fashionistas.
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
barf, upchuck, regurgitate, blow my cookies, hurl, throw-up... I cannot come up with anymore right now...
Mikki sounds like she might be from the Planet Wookie.
Look Mikki, here is the deal. You are freaking delusional. The biotch looks like Patrick Ewing in a dress!
Good lord. I have no fashion sense and I can see that is just wrong!
Did Alton Brown ever look better?
Pander pander pander
Racial pandering is the only way the Obamas get ‘compliments’
I'm sure that is the opinion of a select few because the common man is laughing at the fashion world's Expert.
“Look Mikki, here is the deal. You are freaking delusional. The biotch looks like Patrick Ewing in a dress!”
Spew alert next time please.
You know what they say about great comedy...it contains nuggets of truth. :-D
"Hey! She's ugly!"
"And he's stupid!"
What’s with those darn belts?
My mother (who truly was a beautiful woman, she looked like a movie star and I am not kidding) was wild for those awful belts too.
Ok, I hate belts, they looked merely OK on my beautiferous mom, on Michelle they are just to die FROM.
In the future can we get some American man to marry Pippa Middleton and SHE can be our first lady?
I mean, how cool would that be?
“She dresses to delight herself. Shes not so influenced by the trends”
Buy “trends” I assume we’re talking “common sense and a subtle understanding of grace and tact”?
She’s the only person who can make Mario Batali look skinny.
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