Look Like A First Lady Without Spending a Ton of Dough

The ever stylish Michelle Obama arrived at the Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico in a uber fabulous, sleeveless Tracy Reese dress, selling at retail for $275. Don’t have designers clamoring to dress you like Mrs. O ? Then check out our picks on getting her look for less.

Michelle Obama Cardigans: Look for Less

Michelle Obama without a cardigan is like Superman without a cape, Lindsay Lohan without a tan, or Lady Gaga with pants (woops). Even if you’re not aiming for the First Lady’s conservative/sophisticated look, adding a few different cardigans to your wardrobe is a good idea. Not only will one add a splash of color to […]

Michelle Obama Reminds Us Why We Love Pearls

What: Recently, we reported that Tiffany & Co was shutting down all 16 stores of its pearl jewelry chain, Iridesse. So, maybe we’re crazy to think that pearls are “in” for 2009, but Michelle Obama could bring the elegant trend back. PearlParadise.com is the latest retailer to cash in on the First Lady’s affection for […]

The Kitchen Garden (or…Be Like the Obamas!)

Ever since the Obamas moved into the White House on January 20, hopeful foodies and conservationists alike have been prodding the first family to be the first since the Roosevelts to turn the White House into a Green House! (OK…not really a Green House, but it sounded clever…really they dug up some of the lawn […]

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 […]

The First Lady Sale at eDressme.com

The Deal: Save at eDressme.com’s First Lady Sale with select items up to 80% Off at eDressMe.com The Lowdown: We love a fashionable first lady (we’re still doing a happy dance over Michelle O.‘s arrival in the White House) and so are totally happy to take any opportunity to honor the post with, well, saving […]

Michelle Obama Strikes a Pose for Vogue

If you haven’t noticed by now, the whole fashion industry has been looking to the first lady for glamor guidance, so it’s not all that surprising that Michelle Obama will be gracing the cover of Vogue in March. While many presidents’ wives have been featured in the elegant magazine, only Hillary Clinton has made it […]

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 […]