Anna Wintour Goes Budget (Well, in Theory)

What: Anna Wintour, Editor In Chief of American Vogue Magazine and, I suspect, undercover Wal-Mart shopper, gives her two cents on the importance of value in fashion. From Wall Street Journal’s Rachel Dodes Interview with Anna Wintour: Are you trying to add more moderately priced clothes to fashion spreads? I think we need to give […]

Michelle Obama Inaugural Ball Dress: Look for Less

Leave it to Michelle Obama to choose a little-known designer (Jason Wu, 26) to create her inaugural ball gown. A lesser fashionista might be pressured into hiring the big guns, but Mrs. O? Not a chance—and, per usual, her call was right on target. Her gorgeous one-shoulder, ivory ruffled gown wowed and, having followed her […]

Michelle Obama Look for Less: The Inauguration Sheath

While many female politicos button up regularly in business-like suits, honorary budget fashionista Michelle Obama stands out for her penchant for fab dresses—particularly the sheath dress—which she’s taken from a throw-back to Jackie O., to a modern power-dressing statement. Of course we know that Mrs. O doesn’t always pay something akin to the gross national […]