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What Recession? White House 'Photo of the Day' Shows Michelle Obama Wearing $2,763 Coat
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 01/20/2010 7:59:31 PM PST by kristinn

With the nation still mired in a deep recession that has millions of Americans experiencing economic ruin, the Obama administration marked Barack Obama's one-year anniversary as president by displaying a photograph of First Lady Michelle Obama wearing a $2,763 designer coat as the 'White House photo of the day' on the front page of WhiteHouse.gov.


First Lady Michelle Obama greets a young visitor touring the White House during a surprise visit in the Blue Room with family dog Bo on the anniversary of the inauguration, Jan. 20, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)

Nola Weinstein, Fashion Editor for Glam.com noted that Michelle Obama was wearing a "mat lurex Moschino coat with a matching cap sleeve dress from the brand's Pre-Spring 2010 collection."

Sharon Haver at FocusOnStyle.com gushed over the outfit, calling it "very Camelot-ish".

Haver noted that Moschino sent out a copy of the White House photo with the bragging caption:

Moschino is pleased to announce that First Lady Michelle Obama wore a mat lurex Moschino coat with a matching cap sleeve dress while celebrating the year anniversary of the inauguration at the White House.

Freeper maggief discovered the coat at Net-A-Porter.com via polyvore.com


Moschino | Bouclé tweed coat | NET-A-PORTER.COM
# $2,763 (1.935 EUR) (dress not included)

The Obama's are not shy about lavishly spending exhorbitant amounts money on themselves in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression.

The First Couple took a ten-day Hawaii vacation over Christmas and New Year's where they stayed at a $4000 per day $8.9 million estate. Michelle Obama was photographed wearing $635 per pair shoes while out for dinner in Hawaii.

A recent study of five pairs of footwear worn by Michelle Obama shows an average price of $700 per pair.

It could not be readily determined how much the matching dress for the $2763 Moschino coat is selling for.

A woman lucky enough to have a job in this economy that pays the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour would have to work nearly 380 hours without taxes withheld to be able to afford Michelle Obama's Moschino coat seen on the front page of the White House Web site as the Obama's photo of the day.


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1 posted on 01/20/2010 7:59:31 PM PST by kristinn
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To: maggief

Thanks for your sharp fashion eyes.


2 posted on 01/20/2010 8:00:15 PM PST by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: kristinn

3k? It looks like an oven mitt!


3 posted on 01/20/2010 8:00:44 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: kristinn

But gee, kristinn, they gave a grand total of $15k to Haiti relief . . . isn’t that about double what they “donated” to that charitable organization known as the Congressional Black Caucus?

/s


4 posted on 01/20/2010 8:01:58 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: kristinn
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5 posted on 01/20/2010 8:02:14 PM PST by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: kristinn

Hideous at any price.


6 posted on 01/20/2010 8:02:19 PM PST by PaleoBob
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To: kristinn

YouTube —Her wardrobe JUST from year 1:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_g_4o0_yQ4


7 posted on 01/20/2010 8:02:59 PM PST by gaijin
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To: kristinn

I hope nobody thinks that Michelle actually ‘bought’ any of this stuff.


8 posted on 01/20/2010 8:03:08 PM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: kristinn

Shut up and eat your cake, peon!


9 posted on 01/20/2010 8:03:16 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: kristinn

Where are all the White,Hispanic,Asian and Indian kids?
I thought this was the peoples house.

Looks like Michelle’s crib


10 posted on 01/20/2010 8:05:24 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: kristinn; Salamander; Slings and Arrows; Markos33

I guess the Boob-Belt was a pricey extra?

(Oh, well - we all have to sacrifice!)


11 posted on 01/20/2010 8:05:33 PM PST by shibumi (Health and well being for S. and L. - in Jesus name we pray!)
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To: mylife

LOL!


12 posted on 01/20/2010 8:06:18 PM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: kristinn

Anyone remember Pat Nixons’ cloth coats?

I think that is correct.


13 posted on 01/20/2010 8:06:28 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: kristinn

Look closely and observe, the dress matches the coat.


14 posted on 01/20/2010 8:06:55 PM PST by conservative_cyclist (doodan, (God gave me a Savior, I am looking for a president))
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To: kristinn

I don’t see any white people in that photo. No kids or adults. Where’s the balance?


15 posted on 01/20/2010 8:07:53 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: DTogo

I thought during the campaign she bragged about shopping at Goodwill and the Salvation Army...or at least J. Crew and maybe a sweater-set from Chico’s. Now she wants to be Jackie O.


16 posted on 01/20/2010 8:07:59 PM PST by Snapping Turtle
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To: MS.BEHAVIN
Well? Dont It? ☺
17 posted on 01/20/2010 8:08:15 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: kristinn
Upcoming outfits for Michelle:


18 posted on 01/20/2010 8:08:41 PM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: kristinn; 007girl; 1_Rain_Drop; 2nd amendment mama; 6323cd; abner; afraidfortherepublic; ...
Michelle Fashion Police alert ping!


19 posted on 01/20/2010 8:09:14 PM PST by lonevoice (If Fox News is the only outlet reporting it, did it really happen?)
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To: Snapping Turtle
Yeah, they said a lot things during the campaign.

Just words... just speeches...

20 posted on 01/20/2010 8:09:43 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: mylife
3k? It looks like an oven mitt!

The matching oven mitts are $1200/pair.

21 posted on 01/20/2010 8:09:50 PM PST by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: shibumi

22 posted on 01/20/2010 8:09:52 PM PST by GSP.FAN (These are the times that try men's souls.)
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To: kristinn
Michelle Obama Wearing $2,763 Coat

Who ripped off the first lady?

23 posted on 01/20/2010 8:10:16 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: All

I hope BO craps on it


24 posted on 01/20/2010 8:10:57 PM PST by wheninthecourse
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To: mylife

LOL
Sorta..
It looks like an old bath robe to me..


25 posted on 01/20/2010 8:10:59 PM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: kristinn
Michelle Obama Wearing $2,763 Coat

Who ripped off the first lady?

26 posted on 01/20/2010 8:11:03 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: kristinn

Where did she get my coat?

27 posted on 01/20/2010 8:11:20 PM PST by MaxMax (Lets get a sense)
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To: kristinn

Mutton dressed as lamb...


28 posted on 01/20/2010 8:11:21 PM PST by T. Buzzard Trueblood ("The first unintended victim of almost every government program is common sense." - Ari David)
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To: Junior_G

She’s gonna need them because the nation is just beginning to heat up. LoL


29 posted on 01/20/2010 8:11:33 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: kristinn

At least Bo the dog is cute.


30 posted on 01/20/2010 8:12:11 PM PST by GinaLolaB
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To: kristinn

Bo. Coat. Pee.


31 posted on 01/20/2010 8:12:33 PM PST by bigbob
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To: kristinn

I was wondering what happen to the old sofa my Grandmother put out by the curb on thrash day.


32 posted on 01/20/2010 8:12:36 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: kristinn
She has a knack for finding the most expensive fugly attire.

I guess it's nice she has a talent for something...

33 posted on 01/20/2010 8:12:51 PM PST by CAluvdubya (Palin 2012...YOU BETCHA!.)
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To: MS.BEHAVIN

The woman has no class, though she does have major ***

Oh who am i kidding? I have no class either! LoL


35 posted on 01/20/2010 8:13:57 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: kristinn

Looks like one of those quilted cargo blanket thingys they use in a moving van for covering furniture or appliances when you’re moving.


36 posted on 01/20/2010 8:14:15 PM PST by airborne
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To: kristinn

You can’t expect the royal family to wear the same clothes as the peasants, can you?


37 posted on 01/20/2010 8:14:41 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Truth - Reality through the eyes of God.)
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To: kristinn

In other news, Scott Brown wore a $40 barn coat from LL Bean to totally upset Mrs. Obama’s husbands applecart.


38 posted on 01/20/2010 8:14:52 PM PST by bigbob
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To: kristinn

Did a six year old snap that photo?


39 posted on 01/20/2010 8:15:59 PM PST by razorback-bert (Just call me mohamed-bert when I am flying.)
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To: kristinn

That photo reminds me of a Dr. Seusse book.


40 posted on 01/20/2010 8:16:01 PM PST by lacrew (The 274th trimester is a very late procedure)
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To: kristinn

Somehow this reminds me of Danny Ortega, “man of the people and leader of the Sandinista people’s revolution” (did I really just say that?) when he visited the UN in 1985. And stops by a yuppie eyeglass boutique on the Upper East Side for a pair of $4000 eyeglasses. Leader of the common man. Riiiiight! A far lefty neighbor could not believe it when I showed that to him.


41 posted on 01/20/2010 8:17:34 PM PST by Fred Hayek (From this point forward the Democratic Party will be referred to as the Communist Party)
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To: kristinn

I see they don’t make one for extra long wookie arms.


42 posted on 01/20/2010 8:19:08 PM PST by smokingfrog (You can't ignore your boss and expect to keep your job... www.filipthishouse2010.com)
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To: kristinn

They know they are there for only one term. They are going all out to play the part of royalty. 3 parties a week, $40,000 a week vacations, hundreds of thousands on clothes....


43 posted on 01/20/2010 8:19:39 PM PST by Kirkwood
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To: kristinn; maggief

Maggie is just sharp...One of FRs best investigators.


44 posted on 01/20/2010 8:19:57 PM PST by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: kristinn
The Obama's are not shy about lavishly spending exhorbitant amounts money on themselves in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression.

Hey! Isn't today wagyu Wednesday?

45 posted on 01/20/2010 8:20:05 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: kristinn

LOL! BTW. I’ll bet you anything she doesn’t know how to pronounce it. I used to sell the line in the UK at a boutique. It was one of the favorite designers of gypsies. It became like ‘Burberry’ to the ‘Chavs’.


46 posted on 01/20/2010 8:20:48 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: kristinn

Finally, a bathrobe with fishing gear and worm pockets. It’s no wonder it costs so much.


47 posted on 01/20/2010 8:22:30 PM PST by Gator113 (Obama is America's First FAILED "light skinned African American [Pres-dent] with no Negro dialect..")
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To: UCANSEE2

“I hope nobody thinks that Michelle actually ‘bought’ any of this stuff.”

Since the designer announced it and showed the photo I suppose there’s the chance that they gave her the outfit. THAT boggles my mind, it does.


48 posted on 01/20/2010 8:22:56 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: smokingfrog
Photobucket
49 posted on 01/20/2010 8:23:26 PM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (****************************Stop Continental Drift**)
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To: gaijin
Thanks for the link to a year of Michelle's wardrobe choices. A few of those might have been shown more than once, but there must have been well over 100 different outfits, of which about 80% I would consider garish, ugly, or poor choices for her physique. And I wonder what the collective price tag would be for those outfits.

And yet we have the press fawning over her fashion style, and even making the outlandish claim that these clothes are inexpensive. If a Republican First Lady dressed like this, we would hear indignant condemnations of both the expense and the style. Further proof, as if we needed it, of the utter bias of the press.
50 posted on 01/20/2010 8:23:38 PM PST by Steve_Seattle ("Above all, shake your bum at Burton.")
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