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Michelle Obama orders thigh-high French boots
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Posted on 11/24/2009 11:03:56 AM PST by traumer

Michelle Obama, once celebrated for her patronage of high street shops accessible to most American women, has raised the fashion stakes by ordering a pair of thigh-high leather boots from France.

The American first lady could give Carla Bruni, the wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and a former supermodel, a run for her money once she receives the flat black boots, which have been specially ordered from Robert Clergerie, the French designer based in Romans, in western France.

Mrs Obama has also ordered a pair of calf-length boots in beige buckskin, according to Mr Clergerie, whose boots sell for hundreds of pounds.

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Robert Clergerie said the first lady's order had been sent in by a retailer in her hometown Chicago after Mrs Obama could not find the exact style she wanted. One of the pairs was modified slightly from the catalogue model at her request, he said.

With her fashion-forward move, Mrs Obama has kicked aside controversy over the $540 (£362) Lanvin trainers she wore to volunteer at a charity food bank last spring.

Critics were quick to question the appropriateness of wearing such expensive shoes to a charity event for the poor - particularly given the troubled economy.

During her husband's presidential campaign, Mrs Obama was lauded by US women's magazines for sporting affordable cardigans from J.Crew and reasonably priced dresses by Anne Klein.

Clergerie is one of the few remaining great shoemakers in Romans-sur-Isere, a small town in south-west France that has been renowned for its shoes for centuries.

He has previously made footwear for Madonna, Bianca Jagger and Mrs Bruni-Sarkozy.

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To: Mr Rogers
Or would this be ‘Puss in Boots’?

That would be "Big ol butt in boots". Lib's want her to be accepted as some sort of beauty so bad it makes them crazy (crazier than usual).

Michelle Obama is at best a very average looking woman. She either wears a wig or has had her hair straightened. She has an EXTREMELY large butt and is built like a linebacker. Her constant scowl and LARGE feet make her anything but a fashion icon or beauty in anyone's eyes. Give it up Lame stream. People still have eyeballs that function. Your lies wont work on this (except for the brain washed) which you have anyway....so whats the point?

101 posted on 11/24/2009 11:30:59 AM PST by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: kabar

“The American first lady could give Carla Bruni, the wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and a former supermodel, a run for her money once she receives the flat black boots”

Good luck with that race Michelle. It’s easy to see why Mick Jagger got with Bruni. I can’t imagine him ever getting with Michelle.


102 posted on 11/24/2009 11:32:27 AM PST by Lou Budvis (She never bankrupted Alaska or bowed to royalty.)
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To: IronKros

The boots with high heels would be far more attractive than the flat things Meeshel is buying. I cannot imagine how hideous she will look in those things — she has really fat knees and covering them will be some trick!

I’m not one to criticize as I don’t have great legs either, but I would never dare to wear boots like that — the ones Meeshel has ordered. Ridiculous!


103 posted on 11/24/2009 11:33:30 AM PST by CaliforniaCon
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To: Snurple

Class and taste could make up for any physical shortcomings. She has neither.


104 posted on 11/24/2009 11:34:07 AM PST by Merlinator (Take them all down...one czar at a time FUBO)
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To: traumer

Meanwhile, French whip couturiers are fervently awaiting her next purchase.


105 posted on 11/24/2009 11:35:21 AM PST by Rinnwald
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To: Snurple
When we first saw "Idiocracy",
we thought the president bore a remarkable resemlance to Mickey O:

106 posted on 11/24/2009 11:35:27 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Snurple

I would refuse to make any comment about Michelle Obama’s looks, IF the media didn’t pretend she was knock down gorgeous. Of course, maybe she DOES knock you down if you don’t call her gorgeous.

As for the French First ‘Lady’ - Carla Bruni was a slut, but she was a darn good looking one! Still is good looking...


107 posted on 11/24/2009 11:36:06 AM PST by Mr Rogers (I loathe the ground he slithers on!)
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To: maggief
Heck - order TWO PAIRS !
108 posted on 11/24/2009 11:36:07 AM PST by traumer
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To: maggief

The phrase “covering the spread” takes on a whole new meaning when applied to Michelle Obama...


109 posted on 11/24/2009 11:36:07 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: traumer
The American first lady could give Carla Bruni, the wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and a former supermodel, a run for her money once she receives the flat black boots

Impossible!

110 posted on 11/24/2009 11:36:58 AM PST by rawhide
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
She isn't Chewbacca.....

You had me laughing out loud at the thought of her looking like Chewbacca. I hadn't thought of that one before.

You have to admit the comments on this thread are very funny.

111 posted on 11/24/2009 11:37:03 AM PST by Shannon
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To: traumer
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112 posted on 11/24/2009 11:37:30 AM PST by ZX12R
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To: mewzilla

Rire tout haut.


113 posted on 11/24/2009 11:38:25 AM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: CaliforniaCon

“The American first lady could give Carla Bruni, the wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and a former supermodel, a run for her money once she receives the flat black boots”

Please, please, stop, you are killing me - can’s stop laughing (at work). You just can’t buy this kind of humor. Like taking a race-horse filly and an old glue factory nag (GFN); putting ribbons on the GFN’s mane and calling it, “pretty much the same thing!” They have to be crazy to try and sell this idea.


114 posted on 11/24/2009 11:38:46 AM PST by oncebitten
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To: Merlinator

Exactly. Laura Bush was an attractive woman but not a beauty in the model sense. I would venture to say that most people found her quite pleasant to look at and listen to. She had class and did not have a bit of pettiness in her. She made people at ease. A very likable woman.


115 posted on 11/24/2009 11:38:50 AM PST by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts soooo good!)
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To: ZX12R

LOL! My keyboard is all wet now!


116 posted on 11/24/2009 11:39:13 AM PST by Merlinator (Take them all down...one czar at a time FUBO)
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To: maggief

Exactly — let Jill Biden wear ‘em — skinny little thing with small knees — how are they gonna get boots wide enough at top to fit over those huge knees and lower thighs?

I’ve got lousy legs myself and would never have entertained wearing anything like this even when young. What on earth is FLOTUS thinking?????


117 posted on 11/24/2009 11:39:43 AM PST by CaliforniaCon
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To: IronKros
My wife is the exact same. 5'10", tall blond nordic with an amazing body. ... and she has a pair. :)

My wife is what in more racist times was called a "high yeller." She is a mix of Black and Irish. Mocha skin, light brown hair, green/hazel eyes. She looks especially good in the white boots.
118 posted on 11/24/2009 11:40:18 AM PST by Bad Jack Bauer (Fat and Bald? I was BORN fat and bald, thank you very much!)
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To: traumer
"With her fashion-forward move, Mrs Obama has kicked aside controversy over the $540 (£362) Lanvin trainers she wore to volunteer at a charity food bank last spring."

Who would get a pair of shoes for that much money? You could get a good Remington 700 bolt action for that kind of money.
119 posted on 11/24/2009 11:42:16 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: CaliforniaCon

She has to wear flats, her head must never be higher that *O*’s! =)


120 posted on 11/24/2009 11:42:33 AM PST by tiredoflaundry (I will not be silenced.)
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To: ZX12R

121 posted on 11/24/2009 11:42:48 AM PST by traumer
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To: BlueLancer

Yeah and all that booty.........All that meat, and no potatoes.


122 posted on 11/24/2009 11:43:01 AM PST by Concho
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To: Mr Rogers
I would refuse to make any comment about Michelle Obama’s looks, IF the media didn’t pretend she was knock down gorgeous.

I agree completely. I would steer as far as possible from making a coment about someones looks IF the media didnt try and present her as some sort of beauty....EVERY DAMN DAY.

The woman is ugly....there are some people (men) who she would appeal to. These are the same sort of men who would screw a snake if somebody held its head still....a very small % of the population.

Im sick of the media lies and this is soooooooooo preposterous I refuse to remain quiet.

123 posted on 11/24/2009 11:43:20 AM PST by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: GOP_Lady

*Michelle fashion disaster ping* :)


124 posted on 11/24/2009 11:43:56 AM PST by proud American in Canada (my former tagline "We can, and we will prevail" doesn't fit with the usurper's goals.)
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To: Truth is a Weapon

Laura has inner beauty and it showed. She and President Bush never disgraced the dignity of the Presidency like the present residents of the WH have.


125 posted on 11/24/2009 11:45:06 AM PST by Merlinator (Take them all down...one czar at a time FUBO)
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To: traumer

I recommend boots up to her nose.


126 posted on 11/24/2009 11:45:50 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead (clean the sewer in 2010 and 2012)
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To: ZX12R
I need to buy stock in a keyboard manufacturer......

....right now.

127 posted on 11/24/2009 11:45:50 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: traumer

and this is on Freep because why?


128 posted on 11/24/2009 11:46:09 AM PST by maddog55 (The enemy is domestic and it's the government.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

This is all too funny, like when I was Christmas shopping and happened upon a man and his wife regarding a preseason display of bikini bathing suits and she said, “I think I’d look good in one of those!”

Her husband replied, “Dear, you’d need at least six of them.”

Wifey took her heavy purse and WHAM! WHAM! WHAM! beat him over the head, shouting “When I want your opinion I’ll ask for it!!”

In the case of Michelle O., truth is always stranger than fiction.


129 posted on 11/24/2009 11:46:14 AM PST by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: traumer

Condi was pretty leggy and I remember her wearing some nice boots from time to time. The thing about boots, a woman has to have the legs for them and I doubt that Michelle does.


130 posted on 11/24/2009 11:47:16 AM PST by Bad Jack Bauer (Fat and Bald? I was BORN fat and bald, thank you very much!)
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To: traumer
Michelle Obama, once celebrated for her patronage of high street shops accessible to most American women, has raised the fashion stakes by ordering a pair of thigh-high
leather boots from France.

ANIMALS DIE SO HUSSEIN'S WIFE CAN LOOK FASHIONABLE!

131 posted on 11/24/2009 11:47:16 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: maddog55

‘cause the day is still young.... :o)


132 posted on 11/24/2009 11:47:26 AM PST by traumer
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To: mewzilla

They only come in sizes up to size 9. She proably wears at least a 11.


133 posted on 11/24/2009 11:48:19 AM PST by lonestar (Obama and his czars have turned Bush's "mess" into a national crisis!)
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To: Truth is a Weapon

RE: “Exactly. Laura Bush was an attractive woman but not a beauty in the model sense. I would venture to say that most people found her quite pleasant to look at and listen to. She had class and did not have a bit of pettiness in her. She made people at ease. A very likable woman”

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Agree — Every single first lady since my memories of first ladies began —are of FLOTUSes who were overall appropriately dressed.

Different, of course, as all were of varying ages and sizes. But Mamie? Pleasant looking little lady; Jackie Kennedy, our Camelot princess whether we were Kennedy fans or not; Lady Bird Johnson - rather charming southerner; Pat Nixon — thin but pleasant enough; Betty Ford, pretty and well groomed; Rosalynn Carter; unremarkable but not in a bad way; Nancy Reagan — petite and always perfectly groomed; Hillary — you know, even now I think Hill dresses more appropriately than Meeshel on her ‘best’ day.

This whole Obama thing is too much — headlines screaming about how fashionable and beautiful she is. Gag me. Do they think we are BLIND? And her personality and mean looks don’t help much, either.


134 posted on 11/24/2009 11:51:11 AM PST by CaliforniaCon
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To: Bad Jack Bauer

RE: “Condi was pretty leggy and I remember her wearing some nice boots from time to time. The thing about boots, a woman has to have the legs for them and I doubt that Michelle does”

****************

I was just thinking about her — she was always beautifully dressed and groomed — nice smile no matter what — imagine her as ‘first black first lady!’ Goes to show our comments are NOT racial in any way whatsoever.


135 posted on 11/24/2009 11:54:43 AM PST by CaliforniaCon
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To: traumer

****‘cause the day is still young.... :o)****

This is an example of *binge buying*. Something ain’t right with M.O.s narcissism. Why is she behaving like a lottery winner? Or an inmate who has just been released into the general population?

That’s taxpayers’ loot she’s lavishing on herseff.

Where’s her sense of propriety?


136 posted on 11/24/2009 11:56:42 AM PST by sodpoodle (Never give up- Keep Up!!!)
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To: traumer

There are three rules to thigh high boots #1 you must be over 5’5” to wear them or they become waders, #2 you must be thin, and #3 they will make anyone with hips look twice their size. She fails 2 of these.


137 posted on 11/24/2009 11:58:42 AM PST by chris_bdba
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To: traumer

Cabella’s, Dick’s, Gander Mountain, Dunham’s, etc.

Ask for “waders.”


138 posted on 11/24/2009 11:58:42 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is fading.)
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To: mewzilla

Michelle sez: "Let them eat cake."


139 posted on 11/24/2009 11:59:26 AM PST by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: traumer
WARNING

Dominatrix


140 posted on 11/24/2009 12:00:15 PM PST by smokingfrog (I'm from TEXAS -- what country are YOU from?)
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To: sodpoodle

141 posted on 11/24/2009 12:01:24 PM PST by traumer
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To: traumer

Gotta have a boob belt too ...

142 posted on 11/24/2009 12:01:43 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: traumer
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143 posted on 11/24/2009 12:02:35 PM PST by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: traumer

Give the frog first lady a run for her money? HAHAHA! I don’t think so. Obama is butt ugly.


144 posted on 11/24/2009 12:03:25 PM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: traumer

I think we have stumbled upon the truth of this shocking exhibitionism.

M.O. is trying to compete with the hot Republican chicks.

‘snot working!!!


145 posted on 11/24/2009 12:04:58 PM PST by sodpoodle (Never give up- Keep Up!!!)
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To: maggief
Sorry, I had to borrow it :)

Two cows?... Oh the HUMANITY...


146 posted on 11/24/2009 12:05:12 PM PST by ElPatriota (The SILENCE of the Catholic Church on the war (...Actually I heard something lately) ** DEAFENING **)
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To: traumer
Michelle Obama, once celebrated for her patronage of high street shops accessible to most American women, has raised the fashion stakes by ordering a pair of thigh-high leather boots from France.

I guess the BS is getting deep.

147 posted on 11/24/2009 12:05:59 PM PST by sarcasmotron
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To: Snurple

148 posted on 11/24/2009 12:07:13 PM PST by Fishtalk
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To: Shannon
You had me laughing out loud at the thought of her looking like Chewbacca. I hadn't thought of that one before.

Over the past few months, I've posted several intentionally-demeaning suggestions that the Worst Lady be hereby named 'Babygotbakka'.

149 posted on 11/24/2009 12:07:49 PM PST by kromike
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To: Fishtalk

150 posted on 11/24/2009 12:08:52 PM PST by Fishtalk
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