Michelle Obama’s Middleton Redux Christmas Miracle

Michelle Obama took inspiration from her 2012 Olympics meeting with Kate Middleton yesterday as she recycled an entire outfit for TNT’s Christmas In Washington event.

The First Lady joined President Obama and their girls, Sasha and Malia to sing carols with Hugh Jackman in a white and gold gladiator-esque J Mendel embriodered cap-sleeve top and swishy white skirt with the same bronze Manolo Blahnik kitten heels she wore with the look back at the Pre-Olympics Reception at Buckingham Palace in July 2012.

Michelle was probably reading about Kate Middleton’s recycled Roland Mouret look with a £19.99 Zara necklace, and decided to werk that redux sh1t in her honour (that’s how Shelly-O rolls, y’all).

The less said about Middlers’ shiny Christopher Kane coatdress the better. Though I happily endure the memory for the chance to see Shelly in this fierce look again.

Special mention to the Obama girls who handled the cheese-fest with dignity and a complete lack of the heel-dragging associated with their age group. Incidentally I’m starting to get a finger-snapping vibe off Malia, who appears to be sporting one of Carven’s hit cable knit sweaters.

Merry Christmas, Obamas!


About Aisling O'Connor

Aisling is an Irish fashion, pop culture and lifestyle writer whose work can be seen in Harpers Bazaar, The Atlantic, The Daily Mail and The Independent's Irish edition and many others. With a unique sartorial perspective, she strives to translate high fashion and street style into accessible looks - and savage often ridiculous celebrity stylings as a matter of public service.
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7 Responses to Michelle Obama’s Middleton Redux Christmas Miracle

  1. Jen Paul says:

    Politics to one side, it’s a shame these two are so unpopular these days. There’ll never be a first family who are as cute and adorable. I always think of their first date when I see them and them eating Baskin Robbins ice cream while sitting together on the pavement.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Everything is round….they will be back on the Christmas list with the year….
    Washington is full of awful people…snakes in suits..

  3. Flffgrrrlr says:

    The Obama girls are growing up gorgeous aren’t they?

  4. Powermaster says:

    Beay-utiful family, gorgeous kids, so very inspiring

  5. Scarlett says:

    I Love them. Happy Christmas to the Obamas.
    S xoxoxox

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