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"Many designers were recommended to the first lady by her assistant and style adviser, Meredith Koop. Many created clothes for the big event. Only Mr. Browne’s were chosen to represent a day whose symbolism underscored both the Obamas’ transition from Beltway outliers to establishment fixtures and some unmistakable Camelot echoes in the current presidency."

"Being Thom Browne: His Moment Is Now" [New York Times]

Reader Comments (7)

A wonderful summary of Mrs. O's choice of Thom Browne. The cut was beautiful! I was surprised, however, by the quiet color of the outfit.

Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 10:03 PM | Unregistered CommenterKatherine

I think Thom Browne is brilliant - and deliberately ironic. A man who seeks to shock with the bizarre and the freakish, but who eschews material things and the many obligatory pretenses of the upscale fashion crowd while at the same time consciously or unconsciously exhibiting some of it.
I loved, loved the Thom Browne coat and dress Mrs Obama wore. It was classic, clean, austere but rich, hard but soft and feminine and even sensual in its perfectly form-fitting structured coat and the simple lightness of the heavier silk fabric dress worn on the inside. The outfit will impress and be appreciated for generations to come.
Bravo Thom!

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 4:38 AM | Registered CommenterC.

Who knew that Mrs Obama always had a thing for using fashion to drive home important messages:
http://www.dailyprincetonian.com:8080/images/photos/2012/10/23/MObama_archives-large.jpg
Same beautiful innocent face, same beautiful arms and body and a marvelously tall drink of striking, effortless sexiness. I think that the fact that she seems as recognizable to us even in this photo from her undergraduate days shows just how incredibly grounded, authentic, consistent and disciplined she always was and remains.
She's hot!
And how is it that she manages to look years younger than her chronological age and so much better than many of these celebrities who are 15, 20, 25 years younger than she is?
President Obama is the lucky one.
I love, love, love Mrs Obama!

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 4:44 AM | Registered CommenterC.

Forgot to add this link describing the event Mrs Obama was modeling for at Princeton.
http://www.dailyprincetonian.com/widgets/expand/images/photo/16149/

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 5:02 AM | Registered CommenterC.

Mrs. O was wearing a purple suit at the Medal of Honor ceremony (picture on the Obama Diary). I'd love to see a closer look.

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 5:25 PM | Registered CommenterKathie

Better picture of Mrs-O today http://obamadiary.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/i-vmcschb-l.jpg?w=800&h=534

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 9:54 PM | Unregistered CommenterYdavis

Mrs.Obama on her way to the Medal of Honor ceremony
http://theobamadiary.com/2013/02/11/president-obama-awards-the-medal-of-honor-to-clinton-romesha/

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 6:44 PM | Unregistered Commentercarol

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