Articles Archive for 21 January 2009
If you were one of the many Americans who were watching the coverage of the inaugural balls last night, you saw Barack Obama, with wife Michelle in tow, walking across the stage of ten different parties in D.C. Aside from the fact that this was probably the most hyped-up and exciting presidential inauguration in my lifetime, it was also the most fashion forward. Last night, Michelle Obama solidified the fact that she is, indeed, the next Jackie O. Mrs. Obama wore white chiffon, embellished with appliques, beading and one thick strap draped over her right shoulder. The dress was designed by Jason Wu, a 26-year-old Taiwanese designer who now works in Manhattan. She kept the accessories simple, staying away from excessive jewelery, and instead opting for just a bracelet and dangling earrings.
Beyonce left Sasha Fierce at home yesterday as she humbly performed at both the Inauguration Ceremony and the Inauguration Ball.
A nervous Knowles told Entertainment Tonight prior to the performance that she was “so honored” to be performing for President Obama and First Lady Michelle.
For one of the first times, Knowles showed a softer, almost vulnerable side to the nation and was visibly nervous and star-struck in front of the Obamas.
The Obamas have certainly become celebrities themselves and have transformed into being America’s sweethearts with recent tabloids and newspapers covering their …