February 12, 2009

Style and Substance - A Peaceful Coexistence!

In today's Washington Post Jeanne McManus offers up her thoughts about the "politics of fashion". Here are a couple of excerpts:

"The clothes she wears are a means of self-expression. So why can't we appreciate that particular form of her expression as well as her many others?"

"The first lady is a composite; she is not getting attention solely for her clothes. To give Michelle Obama her due, can't we acknowledge that by mentioning her speech and, in the same breath, noting the smart white collar and cuffs on the outfit she wore to the Education Department.

Click on Ms Obama's photo to read the entire piece.

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