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What Ann Romney, Michelle Obama wore to the presidential debate

October 05, 2012|By Susan Denley
  • Ann Romney wears a cream suit and Michelle Obama wears a dress with boxy jacket to the presidential debate.
Ann Romney wears a cream suit and Michelle Obama wears a dress with boxy jacket… (Chip Somodevilla / Getty…)

A New York-based designer named Alfred Fiandaca appears to be one of Ann Romney's favorites. Both the cream skirt suit she wore to Wednesday's presidential debate and the attention-getting black outfit she wore on Jay Leno's program last week were by Fiandaca, whose staff says she has been buying his clothes off the rack for years. [The Cut]

For the debate, Michelle Obama wore the "Lavender" dress and boxy jacket from Preen's fall 2011 collection -- an outfit she's worn before. [InStyle]

It was only a matter of time. Willow Smith, the 11-year-old daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith who grabbed the world's attention at age 9 with her "Whip My Hair" song and video, has started a fashion blog. [MTV Style] 

More details are out about the fairytale dress Anne Hathaway wore when she married Adam Shulman on Saturday. The custom gown by Valentino was of ivory silk point d’esprit tulle with a pink hand-painted shaded train embroidered with satin flowers. [People Stylewatch]

Ten pieces of Cartier jewelry worth $127,000 reportedly went missing from Julianne Moore's New York brownstone over the summer while the actress was away. [New York Times]

Glenda Bailey, editor in chief of Harper's Bazaar was named a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres at a ceremony in Paris on Wednesday. The award is given by France's Culture Ministry in recognition of significant contributions to the arts or literature. Designers Alber Elbaz (Lanvin), Karl Lagerfeld (Chanel) and Sarah Burton (Alexander McQueen) were among those attending. [WWD]


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