Michelle Obama -- 'Not pregnant. And not planning on it.'

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As a website that does well when people are looking for pictues of politicians and celebrities' children, we would absolutely love it if Michelle Obama were to become pregnant.Unfortunately, the First Lady has no plans to add to her family, she revealed in an interview with O: The Oprah Magazine. From an exceprt reprinted in the Chicago Sun-Times: O: Well, you look better than ever - despite the rumors that you've got a baby bump.MO:[Laughter] I know - I was like, "Baby bump? As hard as I...Read Full Story

Michelle Obama Says Barack 'Doesn't Understand Fashion'

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Getty Images.Sure, we may consider Barack Obama the most fashionable president of our time, but, in a recent interview with the NY Times, Michelle Obama says he "doesn't understand fashion."This came during an explanation of how President Obama has responded to some of his wife's sartorial choices and her shopping habits. She said: He's always asking: 'Is that new? I haven't seen that before.' It's like, Why don't you mind your own business? Solve world hunger. Get out of my closet. Mrs...Read Full Story

Michelle Obama Gets This Garden Started

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Never mind that she's clearly not dressed for gardening, Michelle Obama wants to send a message to families throughout the country: gardening is good. Touting the many benefits of home gardening, Michelle and a group of school kids took to the south lawn of the White House Friday to start in on the first garden planted on the grounds since Eleanor Roosevelt planted a victory garden during World War II. Michelle told the children that Sasha and Malia enjoyed fresh produce because it...Read Full Story

Michelle Obama to Receive Honors from the Council of Fashion Designers of America

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Getty Images. More on Zimbio: Michelle Obama Featured in New Comic Book Michelle Obama Wears Jason Wu Gown Michelle Obama Criticized for Not Choosing Black Designer First Lady Michelle Obama has done a lot for the country's suffering fashion industry, simply by making appearances.Since her husband's inauguration in January, Mrs. Obama has brought priceless press to contemporary designers Jason Wu, Isabel Toledo, Narcisco Rodriguez, and Thakoon Panichgul, whose designs she wore before and...Read Full Story

Female Force Comics Features Michelle Obama

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(Getty Images | Inset from Female Force: Michelle Obama) It's kind of a goofy idea. You take an accomplished woman in politics, boil her life down to the most positive bullet points, and tell her biography in comic book form.But it's been lucrative for Bluewater Comics. The independent publisher is already on second printings of its Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton comics (both in high demand), and President Darren Davis says he expects the 22-page comic on first lady Michelle Obama to outsell...Read Full Story

Michelle Obama to Appear on Magazine Cover With Oprah

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(Getty Images | Inset from O magazine)Two of the most influential women in America got together for a photo shoot that combined Michelle Obama with Oprah Winfrey for the latest cover of O magazine.Oprah showed off the cover for the April edition of the magazine on her show Friday, ending a nine year run of covers featuring the talk show host solo. Oprah gave a sneak peak of the interview on her Web site Friday where she describes her "heart palpitations" upon entering the White House, and...Read Full Story

Michelle Obama is Vogue's March Cover Lady

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The term "cover girl" just doesn't seem appropriate when applied to Michelle Obama. Our new First Lady will grace the cover of the March issue of Vogue, editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley confirmed to the AP. She poses in a magenta silk sheath dress by Jason Wu, the designer of her inaugural gown.While Mrs. Obama draws much criticism for her fashion choices (several bloggers complained that her white inaugural gown looked like it was made out of a bedspread), she has also drawn much praise...Read Full Story

Michelle Obama Calls Malia, Sasha Dolls 'Inappropriate'

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(Photo by Getty Images) Last week we reported that Ty, Inc. (makers of the once-popular Beanie Babies) had made a move to cash in on the popularity of Malia and Sasha Obama by offering dolls named Marvelous Malia and Sweet Sasha. The company line was that the dolls were not supposed to be representations of the actual Obama girls. Well we didn't buy it, and neither did Michelle Obama, who sounded off on the dolls in a press release sent out over the weekend."We feel it is inappropriate to...Read Full Story

Black Artists Association Displeased with Michelle Obama

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Most people love the Jason Wu and Isabel Toledo creations Michelle Obama wore on Inauguration Day, but not the Black Artists Association. Amnau Eele, cofounder of the BAA and a former model, has said she will make a formal appeal to the First Lady's office.  Ms. Eele told WWD : It's fine and good if you want to be all 'Kumbaya' and 'We Are the World' by representing all different countries. But if you are going to have Isabel Toledo do the inauguration dress, and Jason Wu do the evening gown...Read Full Story

Fashion Designers' Opinions of Barack and Michelle Obama

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In yesterday's Women's Wear Daily, several top designers professed their love and admiration for our 44th President and his ultra-chic wife. Here's what they had to say: Diane Von Furstenberg: "I would be ready to cut my wrists [if Obama had lost the election], because everything that's going on would be so depressing."Isaac Mizrahi:"Oh my God, is there anything more glamorous than Michelle and Barack Obama? There's nobody more glamorous than them. Totally, no." Donna Karan:"When I look at...Read Full Story