Skip to comments.Michelle Obama dazzles in New York, wearing diamond bangles by H-Town's Katie Decker ($42K cuffs)
Posted on 09/21/2011 6:32:06 PM PDT by maggief
That was no ordinary bling on the wrist of First Lady Michelle Obama at the DNC fundraiser in New York Tuesday night. Those fancy diamond cuffs were the creation of 23-year-old Katie Decker, whose namesake jewelry line has been making a serious splash since her graduation from Texas A&M two years ago.
The native Houstonian is over the moon with the fab pub that photos of the first lady in Katie Decker are already providing. Michelle Obama's stylist picked up the bracelets at Katie's showroom in Fragments in Soho. You can see more photos of the Obamas from the evening here by checking out the Gotham Hall event.
If you've been saving your nickels and dimes, the cuffs are available locally at Judith Ann Jewels. The First Lady wore Katie's Lotus cuff priced at $15,000 with 2.9 carats of diamonds, her Gothic cuff at $15,350 with 2.17 carats in diamonds and the Quatrefoil bracelet at $11,800 with 1.73 carats in diamonds.
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And he looks like he's kissing a 2X4. That's all the sugar he gets in White House? Damn, they're funny people.
LOL! That’s what I’m talking about.
They are kinda tacky.
Yeah, but 42K is about the median annual wage.
The national average wage index for 2009 is 40,711.61.
What an awkward hug!
can we say awkward?
The article doesn’t say if MO owns these or they are on loan to her. If she owns them the Obamas are sure living large.
Most likely the taxpayers paid for the bling in some backroom way.
Outside a StopNShop....
Yo, YO, bra.
I got a deal on some bling, hot ofrom a fundraiser
in NYC. Let you hav’m right.
Wait, look at that bling sparkle yo rib gonna love
you for this.
Ok, how much.
15,000 each or 40 for all three.
Whoa, no way man.
Ok, ok, 3000 each or 8 fro all.
Naah, can’t doit.
Ok, ok, last chance $35 each or all three for $90.
Ok giv me that one in the middle.
Yo, babe look what daddy bought yu.
OH, OH, OH, sweetie it must have cost a fortune!
Nah, well maybe a few thousand but you’r the one.
Oh, Oh, baby come here...
Re #11 — careful, I posted a pic like that once and got dinged by the mods.
But maybe the times they are a’changin’!
$35,000 per plate dinner.
Well, I really like the quatrefoil one - the others aren’t bad.
But this is such an in your face move that maybe they just don’t care anymore - a la Let Them Wear Diamonds. Michelle Antoinette for sure.
If only . . . his & hers, for the eviction perp walk
astounding, yet again this corrupt media are making it out she’s a cat walk model.
And kissing like that , no passion what so ever.
The question is why is she there on our tax money?
I like them. But Michelle thinks she’s Evita Peron rather than a servant of the people.
No one expects a first lady to be dowdy. But neither is she supposed to fun around flaunting thousands upon thousands of dollars worth of jewelry either, especially when the country is in the state it’s in.
Oh, what would have happened to Laura Bush, if she came out with such jewelry during a recession.