Examples: [Collected via e-mail, May 2012]
Can you imagine Laura Bush dressing like this?
Oh yeah… the very picture of a First Lady…
Origins: In March 2012 First Lady Michelle Obama, along with her daughters Sasha and Malia, attended Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards ceremonies in
According to fashion reports about the clothing
Simple black pumps completed her look.
The reference to "tax dollars" in the accompanying text is misleading, however, as the First Lady's wardrobe is a personal expense which is not paid for with taxpayer money. Moreover, in many cases the items clothing worn at public functions by the First Lady have been provided free of charge by their designers.
Last updated: 28 July 2012