Michelle Obama in Thom Browne at the swearing-in ceremony.
by Tracey Lomrantz Lester
Here are the facts, gals: First Lady Michelle Obama brought the glamour factor to her husband's second swearing-in ceremony in a dress and coat by Thom Browne with a chic jeweled belt.
Here's the official press pool scoop on the outfit: "The First Lady is wearing a navy Thom Browne coat and dress. The fabric was developed based on the style of a men's silk tie. The belt she is wearing if from J.Crew, the cardigan is designed by Reed Krakoff and her necklace is designed by Cathy Waterman. She is also wearing J.Crew shoes. At the end of the inauguration, the outfit and accompanying accessories will go to the National Archives."
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Pretty darn fabulous, don't you think? We love how the look incorporates a few of her favorite things--a belt, a pop of color, and an up-and-coming American designer--and still feels fresh and new. What do you dolls think?
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THERE IS NO WAY THIS BIG BLACK HORSE OF A N---- IS EVER GOING TO LOOK
GOOD AS A FIRST LADY SHE JUST DOES NOT HAVE WHAT IT TAKES...SORRY
FASHION EXPERTS YOU MUST NEED GLASSES SHE HAS NO CLASS AND CERTAINLY CANNOT BE COMPARED TO ANY OF THE GREAT FIRST LADIES OF THE PAST!!! HER DAUGHTERS LOOK PRETTY PATHETIC TOO IN THOSE COLORS ONLY BLACKS WOULD WEAR--OH WELL THEY CANNOT HELP THEIR MOTHER HAS NO TASTE FOR FIRST CLASS OCCASSIONS. CANNOT WAIT UNTIL THE OBAMA'S
ARE OUT OF OFFICE THEY ARE A DISGRACE TO THE USA!!!
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