Tuesday, November 9, 2010
SAY WHAT YOU want about her politics and nutritional crusading; there's little to nothing I admire or agree with in either. However, as a fashion trend setter for several generations of women, Michelle sets a tone I haven't seen since Jackie-O. Perhaps Nancy Reagan can be considered in the same category, but I'm not sure she was as daring as Michelle. Hillaryis and was certainly no icon with her signature pantsuits and widening derrier. Both Bush first ladies turned themselves out in predictable but suitable and dignified ways.
Anyway, I like Michelle's dress above though I'd rather the sleeves be 3/4 or shorter rather than so long, and I'd love to have seen some chiffon in the top. Still the colors are striking and the outfit works with her sheepdog looking do, silver nails and earrings.
Think Michelle was having fun? Style success aside, she doesn't exactly project the image of someone who's loving what they're doing to the absolute max.And here she's the toast of the world. Could it be the jet lag or that horrendous humidity? Or is this---as she allegedly told Carla Bruni--is this the world's worst job? I hope not.
Posted by Webutante at 9:32:00 PM