Over the weekend the new First Couple is seen on Michigan Avenue in Chicago after dinner at Spiaggia. The daily fashion and wardrobe choices by Michelle Obama, described here as "wearing an elegant black knee-length jacket and tall black boots", has inspired a website. Mrs-O.org is dedicated to taking "a regular look at what and who she's wearing" and encourages enthusiasm for "the budding style icon, Mrs O."
Michelle Obama's Tuesday night victory dress, the black and neon-red dress from Narciso Rodriguez's spring 2009 ready-to-wear collection, has pretty much been derided by critics and the public. But there was no denying the patriotic red bursting out of black like a firecracker out of the night sky was major fashion statement," Reuters notes. "You either loved it or hated it, but you couldn't ignore it."