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Michelle Obama gets raves for Tracy Reese dress
CBS News ^ | September 5, 2012

Posted on 09/05/2012 11:56:16 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — First lady Michelle Obama got rave reviews for the custom-made Tracy Reese pink and copper dress she wore while giving a tribute to her husband at the Democratic National Convention.

The sleeveless dress showed off Mrs. Obama's famously toned arms and the length modestly skirted her knees. She paired the dress with pink pumps from J. Crew and her fingernails were painted a trendy blue-gray.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 09/05/2012 11:56:22 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I bet she has an assistant that helps her dress, like the Royals in England.


2 posted on 09/05/2012 11:57:38 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

so if this was a rpeublican wearing that she woudl be attacked for being out of touch but because she is the messiahs wife she is alright


3 posted on 09/05/2012 11:57:59 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Of course they have to rave about the dress since her speech was just one long lie.


4 posted on 09/05/2012 11:58:35 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Unprofessional attire for such a ‘gala’ event.


5 posted on 09/05/2012 11:58:52 AM PDT by Parmy
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

But... but... she didn’t make that dress!


6 posted on 09/05/2012 11:59:03 AM PDT by Kenton (I love the smell of the Democrat flop sweat in the morning. it smells like... VICTORY!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ii clicked on the source assuming I would see the dress they were talking about.............I certainly didn’t watch her on tv.


7 posted on 09/05/2012 11:59:11 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: manc

her fingernails were painted a trendy blue-gray.

Trendy? I just figured it was dried blood.


8 posted on 09/05/2012 12:00:01 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: MNJohnnie

THis lumbering woman usually cant dress and so tired of all the bullshit shallow nonsense that goes on with this media worshiping the Obamas. Hey, at least we didn’t have to put up with the Jackie O comparisons like four years ago.

What sycophants.


9 posted on 09/05/2012 12:00:17 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Can we can the icky sleeveless dresses that every anchor woman in the country has been wearing since Mooshell started showing off her muscles? We’ve seen enough flabby upper arms to last a life time.

It is particularly irksome to see these skimpy clothes in the dead of winter when even animals have the sense put on a winter coat.


10 posted on 09/05/2012 12:02:13 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She didn’t build that.

Why should she get rave revues?

Somewhere along the line other people helped her - made her Alice-In-Wonderlad life possible.

Someone grew the natural fibers, invented the man made materials, prepared the fibers, wove the cloth, dyed it, designed the dress, cut the material, sewed it and transported it.

And let’s not forget the poor working slobs who actually pay the bills for Moochie’s queenly extravagances.


11 posted on 09/05/2012 12:02:46 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Too bad it didn’t do anything to minimize her... uh... caboose (as Jack LaLanne used to say).


12 posted on 09/05/2012 12:02:51 PM PDT by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (also my 2012 strategy))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Where’s the barf alert?

And if this was Ann Romney, we’d all know that this dress cost a fortune and how wearing shows how little you care for the common people.


13 posted on 09/05/2012 12:02:59 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Lipstick meet pig. “Nuff said.


14 posted on 09/05/2012 12:03:39 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Saw it on FOX this morning....pity they ran out red dye at the bottom of the dress.


15 posted on 09/05/2012 12:05:16 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I wonder if she spent more than Palin did on clothes.


16 posted on 09/05/2012 12:05:22 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: tet68

LOL, amazing how the media fawn all over this woman and neevr question her hypocrisy on food or her body.

We see her, and they say she is beautiful, we hear her and they tell us how she is so much in touch with working people[dumpster diving yea right] and then they mention the clothes and they say how she is elegant.

ARF

Now it;s trendy nail colors blue=gray.

When you think it can;t reach most pathetic levels they the media surpass it


17 posted on 09/05/2012 12:05:35 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

That dress was more suited for a party.


18 posted on 09/05/2012 12:07:04 PM PDT by psjones (u)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

,,,,, that dress sure made her butt look bigger !!!


19 posted on 09/05/2012 12:07:04 PM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

That dress was more suited for a party.


20 posted on 09/05/2012 12:07:10 PM PDT by psjones (u)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

does the MSm think they are fooling anyone? You can put the dress on sasquatch but it’s still sasquatch


21 posted on 09/05/2012 12:07:14 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Tigerized

I was going to post something about smuggling a shoplifted TV out of the store under that dress but I decided that would be tasteless.


22 posted on 09/05/2012 12:07:54 PM PDT by Argus
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To: Tigerized

It’s a CYA dress——quite appropriate.


23 posted on 09/05/2012 12:09:48 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Notice that CBS News doesn’t tell you the cost of the dress, in this bad economy. This is called stooging for Obama.

When Ann Romney wears a designer outfit they put the cost in the first sentence.


24 posted on 09/05/2012 12:09:48 PM PDT by StevenFlorida
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Famously toned arms? All I can see is how much this lottery winner has cost the American people.


25 posted on 09/05/2012 12:11:55 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Reese is an African American designer.

Next year, Moochelle will be buying moo moos.

26 posted on 09/05/2012 12:12:19 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: txrefugee

I am disgusted every time I see her greased up muscular arms. I live in FL and girls are not even allowed towear a sleeveless top/dress in public school. I was trying to think about Sarah Palin and her outfits but I realized that I have never seen her bare her arms. I just can’t wait to have a First Lady who doesn’t walk around with her pits uncovered.


27 posted on 09/05/2012 12:12:54 PM PDT by happyhomemaker (Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Rom 12:12)
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To: manc

Yeah, trendy nail colors - like what a 14-15 year old would wear. Not a FLOTUS. And the dress was okay but I agree with another poster about being sick of seeing her and all the network anchorwomen on TV wearing sleeveless, cocktail-party type dresses for reporting the news.


28 posted on 09/05/2012 12:13:22 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What kind of idiotic news site has a feature about a DRESS and no picture of it?

Oh... See B.S., that’s who.


29 posted on 09/05/2012 12:13:58 PM PDT by workerbee (June 28, 2012 -- 9/11 From Within)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

But she knows what it means to “struggle.” She’s “one of us.” Oh, it’s so tough struggling with this hectic campaign schedule. It’s really cut into the vacation time.


30 posted on 09/05/2012 12:14:45 PM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: Argus

She really has extra long arms. That's about as far as as I dare go.

31 posted on 09/05/2012 12:15:04 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Looks like a dress designed by a gay upholsterer. Probably had some left over material from the drapes.


32 posted on 09/05/2012 12:16:59 PM PDT by Dr. Thorne (Democrats - The Communist/Satanic/Pervert/Treason Party)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“... showed off Mrs. Obama’s famously toned arms...”

What was the name of that Clint Eastwood movie with the Orangutan? Every Which Way But Moose?


33 posted on 09/05/2012 12:19:51 PM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: rovenstinez
I bet she has an assistant that helps her dress, like the Royals in England.
More like:

34 posted on 09/05/2012 12:19:54 PM PDT by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: Kenton

But... but... she didn’t make that dress!


Chances are she din’t buy that dress, either. Chances are we taxpayers bought that dress.


35 posted on 09/05/2012 12:21:08 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Focault's Pendulum
She is an ugly woman who wears ugly clothes with ugly accessories..so I have to give her credit - she looked about as good as she can...surprised she didn't wear another horrendous boob belt.

36 posted on 09/05/2012 12:21:41 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Argus
I was going to post something about smuggling a shoplifted TV out of the store under that dress but I decided that would be tasteless.

I wonder where it would go?

37 posted on 09/05/2012 12:22:45 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum
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To: manc; tet68

‘_______trendy nail colors blue=gray.’

Blue-gray finger nail polish is super trendy - -
with our 8, 10 and 13 year old granddaughters - !!!


38 posted on 09/05/2012 12:23:23 PM PDT by USARightSide ( SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Now that I’ve seen the photo, I’m left wondering if she’s wearing any underwear..........


39 posted on 09/05/2012 12:26:48 PM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: RummyChick
and for a funny photo....what do you see when you take a quick look at this one







40 posted on 09/05/2012 12:27:13 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"famously toned arms" indeed!
41 posted on 09/05/2012 12:32:19 PM PDT by ChoobacKY
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So, the national debt hit $16 Trillion yesterday, unemployment has been above 8% for close to 4 years, the Democrats refuse to pass a budget, and Obama has no plans to address any of these outrages. Meanwhile, the mainstream media thinks the fabulousness of Michelle Obama’s dress is newsworthy!


42 posted on 09/05/2012 12:33:31 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: RummyChick

looks like a suicide boob belt.


43 posted on 09/05/2012 12:35:36 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Is that what they’re raving about? It makes her look flat-chested, her shoulders look like a linebacker’s, and her hips look big. I think it’s quite unflattering on her. But let’s face it; she could wear a potato sack and the media would swoon.


44 posted on 09/05/2012 12:37:01 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: Dr. Thorne

Or as Carol Burnett said in a Gone with the Wind sketch on her show...

“I saw it in the window and just could not resist...” or something similar...


45 posted on 09/05/2012 12:37:25 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

She purposely chose Reese: AA, American-made and very affordable price points to contrast w/Ann R’s de la Renta w/a starting price of over $2k. Even the shoes are J. Crew and not that extravagant as fashion goes.

We may not like her, but honestly, she looked as good as possible and she scored PR points against Ann Romney. The nail polish is likewise trendy, even for 45-50-year-olds. I see those colors even out here in the boonies and sometime on the toenails of older women.

I don’t like the zer0s. I hate the adoration of political wives. But, I like Tracy Reese’s designs and this one looked good on Michelle, as did her wig. Come on, ladies: if you saw something similar for $150 on sale at Neiman Marcus, you’d think it was great. That is where Reese sells and that is her sale price point. Regularly $250-$450, which is not bad for a gala. Custom was likely not that much more as the PR was priceless.

I do agree that there is way too much sleevelessness out there. We older women really appreciate something to cover the bingo wings, but for those who work for toned triceps, why not show them off?


46 posted on 09/05/2012 12:45:46 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: NEMDF; happyhomemaker

‘_____like what a 14-15 year old would wear.’
OOps - didn’t read all the posts - -

I did watch, and saw the dress. That’s why I watched - wondering if she was going to re-cycle the black widow spider dress from 2008 - -
Actually, I thought the hair, dress - and shoes - were beautiful - and the dress moved well when Mrs. Obigmouthmama walked/galumped.
But it is about being inappropriate/appropriate for the occasion, and showing arm pits.

Have brides stopped wearing strapless and showing arm pits???
Thought that might stop when we saw Kate’s wedding dress.


47 posted on 09/05/2012 12:45:56 PM PDT by USARightSide ( SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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To: RummyChick

“These are my husband’s Martian friends they’re keeping an eye on America . . “

Those microphones sure ‘fool the eye.’
L O L!!!! Watch out what you stand behind, and in front of.
Too many family photos with telephone poles and trees coming out of the heads of the subjects!

Having too much fun on this thread, but running off to an appt. - -


48 posted on 09/05/2012 12:58:50 PM PDT by USARightSide ( SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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To: Dr. Thorne

Thanks for a good laugh


49 posted on 09/05/2012 1:02:17 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: RummyChick

I never knew she had fangs. Check out her teeth.


50 posted on 09/05/2012 1:18:01 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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