Michelle Obama's Fashion Diplomacy

Tonight Michelle Obama showed her support for French fashion--and her good taste--by donning a short black sleeveless dress by Azzedine Alaia.
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Power Pants
Strolling through Strasbourg, France, both Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy chose pants for their weekend wardrobe. Mrs. Obama is wearing Azzedine Alaia for the second day in a row — a chic, leather trimmed jacket. Alaia is an expert tailor and the choice of this particular designer is a signal to the global fashion community that Mrs. Obama knows what she's doing when it comes to clothes.

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