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Festive holiday dress for the Obamas

December 11, 2012|By Susan Denley
  • President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia (right) and Sasha pose with Christmas elves at the "Christmas in Washington" concert in Washington.
President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia (right)… (Molly Riley / Polaris via…)

The Obama family wore festive holiday dress to the "Christmas in Washington" concert Sunday night. [The Cut]

Lea Michele flaunts her sex appeal on the cover of the January edition of Marie Claire (on newsstands Dec. 18) and in the interview talks about her rumored feud with Kate Hudson, dating co-star Cory Monteith and finally being comfortable showing off her breasts in L.A. [Marie Claire]

Portraits of Jessica Chastain grace four different covers of W's annual arts issue, out this week. They were done by four different artists. [The Cut] 

After giving birth to her third child in September, Reese Witherspoon says she is not bouncing back into shape. "I'm slowly crawling back," she jokes. [Extra]

The Ebony Fashion Fair, which started in 1958 but went on hiatus in 2010, will return in 2013. The magazine is also working on a collection of Ebony-branded textiles to be used in handbags, bangles and other accessories.  [NYT]

Watchmaker Vacheron Constantin recently opened a boutique at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa and sponsored last week's Candlelight Concert benefiting the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. [Society News L.A.]

Ron Johnson, chairman and chief executive of J.C. Penney Co., is WWD's Newsmaker of the Year for "leading a retail overhaul of unprecedented proportions." [WWD]

Krochet Kids International said it took second place in the second annual American Giving Awards sponsored by Chase Bank, winning a $500,000 grant. The 5-year-old Costa Mesa organization provides jobs, education and mentoring to women in Uganda and Peru, who hand-crochet items such as caps and scarves for sale. [Krochet Kids]


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