Former Essence magazine Editor-in-Chief, Mikki Taylor, recently released Commander in Chic: Every Woman's Guide to Managing Her Style Like a First Lady, a book chronicling the iconic style of First Lady Michelle Obama. Included are style tips on how to dress like Mrs. O, as well as a list of...

O (and all other high profile women who cultivate fashion) stop to think about what their choices do and don't in changing this situation. Passover is a time to ponder freedom and bondage and, unfortunately, the fashion industry covers up (no pun intended) very ugly manufacturing realities,...

the spouses in question were atJoint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington; painting the b ase's Youth Center, which provides care for over 300 children of military families. The project was designed byStudent Teaching Artists from the Corcoran Gallery of Art's ArtReach Progam and the...

After landing, the Obamas were joined by Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff to participate in an arrival ceremony at Palacio do Planalto in Brasilia. Later, First Lady Mrs. O attended cultural performances at Oca da Tribo restaurant. Update: Landing in Brazil, Mrs. O wore a Tracy Reese...

Sunday Official White House Photo by Pete Souza The Obama family celebrated Easter at Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. today. On a fashion note, re-wearing was a prominent theme. Mrs. O wore a silk plisse, ikat print dress by Thakoon, first seen in September 2009 for the G-20...

Crew. I may be the last person on the planet to realise this (in which case I apologise), but as I can find no previous mention of it here, here is a link to the five scrumptious pieces. Particularly gorgeous are the Exploding Bow blouse, and the Exploding Bow dress in kelly green. Beautiful!

Obama wears jewelry made by several Charm & Chain designers. As the creative force behind Charm & Chain, will you tell us a bit about what you appreciate in each of these designers? AG: Alexis Bittar's jewelry is fashion forward but all about wearability -- there is something for everyone...

So, to say that Mrs Obama, a grown woman does not dress appropriately for her role...........well I find that very disturbing indeed. Admittedly, I haven't always loved what the First Lady wears but I make my feelings known in a respectful fashion. However, the majority of the time, I truly...

Wednesday Image by Charles Dharapak / AP Images After a state dinner last night, the first lady was back to work today, visiting CentroNia, a bilingual child care facility in Washington. Following her visit, Mrs. O announced Let's Move! Child Care, an effort to raise healthy eating and...

Thursday Kate Betts, author of Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style, is hosting an upcoming panel discussion at the New York Public Library. The chat will feature Mrs. O-favorite designers Peter Soronen, Sophie Theallet and Rachel Roy, as well as Patricia Mears, Deputy...

 

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