Given her pricey track record,
Even in trips to the third world, Mrs. Obama makes sure to dress first-class. On July 12, 2009, she wore a Sophie Theallet dress while visiting a hospital in Ghana. Similar Sophie Theallet dresses retail for $1,295 at Saks Fifth Avenue. The per capita GDP of Ghana is $3,100....and global perspective, I tend to think not. She's got the ladies to take about.
Well, she may leave off the bangles, but the last time she had a big gig like this was her precious farm tour in ballet flats. NY Times:
The first lady’s foreign guests had been advised to wear “farm-appropriate clothing.” Mrs. Obama, wearing a floral and foliage-patterned Tracy Feith dress that she also had worn to her first public event after President Obama’s inauguration, had on silver ballet flats. But not everyone complied: not the women in their five-inch heels, nor the ones in their special-occasion native costumes with elaborate headdresses.I'm hoping for another photo-op.
a member of NATO. But the new French presidentette's nickname is Rottweiller or something.
Don't tell Barack. (Don't tell Axelrod, for sure.) Don't even put it on a post-it.
He might get dressed for dinner.
P.S. But we could always
P.P.S. Attn Chicagoans. Instructional video on how to blend in with occupiers: