March 13, - Along with other high profile celebrities and politicians, Obama's financial information is hacked and posted online. Her student loan information and credit report are posted. March 14, - Is on the cover of April's edition of Vogue. This is the second time she has appeared on the cover.
May - Launches the national campaign, "Reach Higher," a higher education initiative. March - Launches the national campaign, "Let Girls Learn," a global focus on girls' education. July - Guest edits "More" magazine. Obama is the magazine's first guest editor as well as the first First Lady to guest edit an entire issue of "More. November 11, - Is on the cover of December's edition of Vogue.
This is the third time she has appeared on the cover. January 13, - Gives her final White House remarks thanking her supporters and saying, "being your first lady has been the greatest honor of my life and I hope I've made you proud. September 27, - Remarks that "any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice" during an appearance at the Inbound conference in Boston.
May 21, - Netflix announces the Obamas have signed a multi-year production deal that in which the two will work both in front of and behind the camera. Michelle Obama's evolving style. President Obama made headlines with his final State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 12, but it was Michelle Obama who was trending on Facebook afterward. The first lady wore a marigold dress by designer Narciso Rodriguez that sold out online before her husband's speech was over.
Here's a look at some of her other fashion choices. The first lady chose this Michael Kors tweed skirt suit for the State of the Union address. Obama wore this forest green Azzedine Alaia ensemble -- which included a full-skirted dress, an oversized belt and a cropped jacket -- for the State of the Union address on January 28, For the Inauguration Night balls in , Obama wore a ruby-colored chiffon and velvet gown by Jason Wu, the same designer who made her inaugural dress. Known for her continuous support of emerging designers, the first lady essentially made the Taiwanese-born designer a household name in by wearing his dress.
For Inauguration Day in , the first lady mixed "high" and "low" fashion with a belt from J. After the festivities, the outfit and accessories were to go to the National Archives. Obama is known for her loyalty to designers and brands from a variety of price points, often wearing the same items on multiple occasions.
At the president's swearing-in ceremony on January 20, , she debuted a dress by Reed Krakoff, whose jackets and gowns she has worn before.
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Krakoff, the creative director of Coach, started his own label in , style blog Mrs. At the final presidential debate in Boca Raton, Florida, Obama donned the same Thom Browne fog-gray dress with black lace overlay that she had worn at the Democratic National Convention, reworked this time with a black belt and a stone brooch, Taylor noted. Crew, according to Taylor. The sweater has made multiple appearances since. The first lady worked her signature elegance at the Congressional Black Caucus' Phoenix Awards in , pairing a floor length, a double-face paillette fishtail skirt by Michael Kors with a black top and a Peter Soronen corset belt, Taylor said.
The first lady made an entrance at the Medal of Honor ceremony in a brocade dress by Barbara Tfank that she has worn on multiple occasions since, Taylor said. Obama highlighted Naeem Khan's talents in a scarlet-hued gown with matte crushed sequins and abstract wind-blown roses on scarlet tulle at the Kennedy Center Honors, according to Taylor.
Obama transitioned from a daytime meeting with Mexico's first lady to an awards ceremony on February 25, , wearing the same Jason Wu dress , according to the style blog Mrs. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review.
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I liked it - quick read. I learned a lot - thanks for the intro - now will continue looking for books about and by her.
Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady
Smart lady in her own rite. Outstanding coverage of First Lady Michelle Obama's life. I greatly enjoyed reading her biography. It made me appreciate her more.
A wonderful portrayal of our First Lady and a great way to get to know her a little better. I enjoyed this read a great deal. Michelle is definitely a decent first lady. You could tell that it was written by someone who actually liked Mrs. Obama, which made it a very good read. Short but to the point of covering the highlights of her life.
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Good luck with all that you and your family attempts. I enjoyed hearing how she grew up but could have been a little more detailed. Would recommend reading it - okay! Written for a children's audience of to acquaint them with this historic First Lady, the book is direct and brief, but loaded with information which reveals the kind of woman Michelle Obama is. It is an inspiring story, one that should encourage readers to consider their own lives and circumstances and aim to formulate their own ambitions and goals that this successful, ethical woman must surely inspire.
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Michelle comes from a middle class black neighborhood in Chicago and was one of the first African-Americans to attend a magnet school which practiced diversity. She followed her brother to Princeton, where she continued to earn straight A's. She earned her law degree from Harvard.
Michelle is one of those really lucky people born into a Cleaver-type family. Her own inspiration was her father, who had multiple sclerosis, but was an example to his family of a responsible, hard-working breadwinner.
In addition to responsibility, her parents also touted education. So here is a woman, naturally very smart with an excellent education. Where will she begin her work career? In a high-powered law firm, drawing big bucks, but this job did not bring the satisfaction she wanted. However, her second role in this firm was to mentor a summer intern: Don't you feel some things are fated!? She moved to a job in the mayor's office in economic development. Why give up the big bucks?
She felt a person should wake up and love going to work, that a job should mean something.
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She worked for two more businesses before going on the presidential campaign trail: I mention all these positions because they indicate a major character trait: Michelle's focus and drive which resulted from her inherent intelligence and hard-earned education. Of course there is more to this story: Michelle lists a number of things she can effect as First Lady, including children and education.
Although I already admired Michelle Obama before reading this book, I came to deeply like and respect her. Really, I am a bit enamored of the kind of person she is and hope she can accomplish worthy things in office. I deducted one star because the book appears to be an overnight affair. Even though this is a paperback, it is comprised of paper that closely resembles newsprint. Newsprint for a First Lady? Just a slight addendum: In the process of reading this book, I was talking with one of our parents he had come to pick up his daughter.
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