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Michelle Obama Steals Spotlight in Marchesa Gown at Kennedy Center Honors
Atlanta Black Star ^ | December 9, 2013 | Taylor Gordon

Posted on 12/09/2013 1:19:35 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

First lady Michelle Obama had all eyes on her Sunday during the Kennedy Center Honors where the achievements of singer Billy Joel, actress Shirley MacLaine and others were acknowledged.

The first lady manages to look absolutely stunning in pieces by J. Crew, so it was no surprise that she looked flawless in a flowing emerald green Marchesa gown.

While the bodice of the dress is similar to gowns she has worn in the past, the intricate draping details on her arms gave it an elegant flair. The arm drape also showed off the first lady’s exceptionally toned biceps as she held hands with President Barack Obama.

The first lady kept the accessories to a minimum, which was a wise fashion choice considering the dress was a stand-out all on its own.

As for her hair, the first lady sported large face-framing curls and allowed her simple neckwear to shine.

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KEYWORDS: buttugly; droopy; fashion; michelleobama
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1 posted on 12/09/2013 1:19:35 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

What the hell is a bodice? Do I need to know?


2 posted on 12/09/2013 1:22:20 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Uh, no.


3 posted on 12/09/2013 1:23:42 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She probably BLOCKED the spotlight with her giant caboose.


4 posted on 12/09/2013 1:24:45 PM PST by CMailBag
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Michelle O can be very attractive sometimes

I don;t like it when the left comments on someone’s looks.. we should not do that here either


5 posted on 12/09/2013 1:25:42 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it. Period.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

What is that writing? LOL about the arms.


6 posted on 12/09/2013 1:26:06 PM PST by CityCenter (Resist Obamacare!)
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To: I want the USA back

Evidently, michelle’s is something that needs a valance.


7 posted on 12/09/2013 1:26:27 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Yup! It’s ALWAYS about the Obamas. EVERYTHING is about the Obamas. Everybody Loves Barry.


8 posted on 12/09/2013 1:26:37 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If you think signing up for ObamaCare was fun, wait until you try to use it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"I saw it in the window and couldn't resist it."


9 posted on 12/09/2013 1:27:19 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: Mr. K

I don’t particularly care how she looked, either.

I am just tired of reading about how with all that’s going on, they traipsed off to another useless gala to rub shoulders with entertainer-celebrities.

You would think they have better things to do.


10 posted on 12/09/2013 1:28:19 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Check the pawn shops.


11 posted on 12/09/2013 1:28:37 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

ugh ... I am so sick of hearing about her toned biceps!! I could have toned biceps too, if I had a personal trainer and staff to do everything for me.
The way those drapes lay, it looks incredibly awkward and limiting — if you raise your arm to wave does all that chiffon slap you in your face?? Probably cost 10 K too.


12 posted on 12/09/2013 1:29:10 PM PST by twyn1
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Intricate draping? It looks like they had leftover material and didn't know what to do with it so they made straps that slid down her arms.

That is not attractive.

13 posted on 12/09/2013 1:30:18 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Americans are losing their healthcare due to Obama and the Obamas party.


14 posted on 12/09/2013 1:30:31 PM PST by RginTN
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"The first lady manages to look absolutely stunning..."


15 posted on 12/09/2013 1:32:27 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

...Obama Steals Spotlight...
Did she give it back?


16 posted on 12/09/2013 1:34:31 PM PST by Zathras
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

17 posted on 12/09/2013 1:35:14 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; cyn; MestaMachine; Daffynition
Ooops, Scarlet lost her curtain rod.


18 posted on 12/09/2013 1:37:44 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: DJ MacWoW
DJ, if'n your old lady got guns like a linebacker, it is altogether like OK if you artfully drape a bit of the tarp over them.

Besides which, the designer done a damn good job of disguising Moose-shell's caboose,and finally, she managed to look at least a bit more feminine than Reggie's Boyfriend.

Credit where the credit is due and you are off the FR fashion beat.

19 posted on 12/09/2013 1:41:36 PM PST by Kenny Bunk (OK, Obama be bad. Now where's OUR Program, Plan, and Leader?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

sickening


20 posted on 12/09/2013 1:43:30 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

OMG, hideous.


21 posted on 12/09/2013 1:44:33 PM PST by PistolPaknMama
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Cue the Carol Burnett drapery photo…..


22 posted on 12/09/2013 1:45:20 PM PST by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: I want the USA back

The bodice is the top part of a dress.

As to this one, I don’t really like it. It’s the kind of thing that the rare person could make look stunning, Michele Obama isn’t one of those gals. (Neither am I, so heaven help me if I ever had to be in the public eye.) And I think it really needs a super necklace, like a huge rock, to go with it.

And I have an aversion to that shade of green, I’m allergic to it or something. I literally can’t wear anything that shade no matter what material it’s made of. The color is good for Mrs. O, I will say that.


23 posted on 12/09/2013 1:46:52 PM PST by jocon307
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To: CMailBag
She probably BLOCKED the spotlight with her giant caboose.

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You mean the caboose that's big enough to turn a Clydesdale's head?

24 posted on 12/09/2013 1:50:19 PM PST by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: I want the USA back

It’s the top of the dress, front and back, minus the sleeves.


25 posted on 12/09/2013 1:51:55 PM PST by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

It’s a very pretty color, but that design had to be very annoying to wear all night. You can’t reach your arms out without pulling on the material.

And she’s no fitness guru. Some women are naturally toned on top. So she lifts for a week before the big event. Woohoo.


26 posted on 12/09/2013 1:53:49 PM PST by ToastedHead
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To: I want the USA back
What the hell is a bodice? Do I need to know?

You do if you want to know why those ladies' romantic novels are called "bodice rippers."

27 posted on 12/09/2013 1:54:32 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: tx_eggman

That older daughter has certainly gotten a lot taller since I last saw a photo of her.

The one thing I really can admire about the O’s is that they mainly keep those girls out of the spotlight.

Remember how often we were treated to poor little Amy Carter?


28 posted on 12/09/2013 1:55:05 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: tx_eggman

That older daughter has certainly gotten a lot taller since I last saw a photo of her.

The one thing I really can admire about the O’s is that they mainly keep those girls out of the spotlight.

Remember how often we were treated to poor little Amy Carter?


29 posted on 12/09/2013 1:55:36 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: CMailBag

“She probably BLOCKED the spotlight with her giant caboose.”

My thought too.


30 posted on 12/09/2013 1:56:34 PM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: basil

You repeat yourself......cut it out!


31 posted on 12/09/2013 1:56:42 PM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Michelle Obama Steals Spotlight in Marchesa Gown at Kennedy Center Honors

Jus' keepin' it real...

32 posted on 12/09/2013 1:58:04 PM PST by Kenton
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To: Mr. K

“Michelle O can be very attractive sometimes I don;t like it when the left comments on someone’s looks.. we should not do that here either”

You certainly deserve credit for being charitable to a fault.

However, it is undeniable that if you happened upon this woman on a dark alley, regardless of how many make-up people have labored on her, you’re going to be scared out of several hours of sleep.


34 posted on 12/09/2013 1:59:07 PM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Kenny Bunk

What they did with those things hanging down her arms spoils the dress. It had the potential of being lovely.


35 posted on 12/09/2013 2:02:35 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

If those swoops over the arms had been some kind of top, I think it would have looked pretty nice. The color, surprisingly, is a good choice.


36 posted on 12/09/2013 2:03:32 PM PST by Tax-chick (Well, that went badly.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

on someone else


37 posted on 12/09/2013 2:03:56 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Laura Bush was such a lovely woman. GWBush I have issues with, but Laura had so much class. I miss that.


38 posted on 12/09/2013 2:04:33 PM PST by turducken
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39 posted on 12/09/2013 2:07:36 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The dress is not too bad and she has a new ‘weave”. I guess we paid for it. I am wearing my same ole same ole to my next shindig.


40 posted on 12/09/2013 2:07:47 PM PST by Ditter
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Looks like her dress is falling down to me.


41 posted on 12/09/2013 2:09:22 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Why on earth do they insist on insisting that she is stunning in anything?? Enough with the affirmative-action compliments.
42 posted on 12/09/2013 2:15:01 PM PST by headless_thompson_gunner
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43 posted on 12/09/2013 2:16:29 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Who pays for Moochele’s designer clothes?


44 posted on 12/09/2013 2:16:37 PM PST by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: GeronL

At least the color was a good one on her.


45 posted on 12/09/2013 2:32:13 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She’s a sweathog.


46 posted on 12/09/2013 2:40:17 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Sorry, FRiends, I think she looks uncharacteristically good. That’s not the best color for her, but that’s a very nice gown (for a change) and almost anyone would look good in it. If she was the wife of a conservative we’d all think she’s a decent looking woman, certainly not any worse than Bess Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, and some other First Ladies. It’s just her ugly nature we respond to.


47 posted on 12/09/2013 2:44:43 PM PST by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Actually it looks like she put it on wrong. She tends to wear alot of clothing wrong. Those straps look like they were suppose to cross in front and back and go over the head where they land on the shoulders.


48 posted on 12/09/2013 2:57:00 PM PST by sheana
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Such a shame the shoulder straps weren’t pinned into place. How much did I spend on those curtains and wig?


49 posted on 12/09/2013 3:23:15 PM PST by bgill
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Lol! Still one of the funniest bits ever.


50 posted on 12/09/2013 3:29:26 PM PST by Beowulf9
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