February 11, 2009 |
It's official: Michelle Obama is the first lady of American fashion, appearing on the cover of the March issue of Vogue. Every first lady since Lou Hoover -- save Bess Truman -- has been photographed for the high-fashion magazine. Mrs. Obama appears wearing a magenta silk sheath dress by Jason Wu, who also designed her inaugural gown. Mrs. Obama said she is aware of how her wardrobe is being scrutinized, but she makes no apologies for her choices -- even the election night combination of ripped-from-the-runway, fashion-forward dress and plain-Jane cardigan.
May 24, 2008 |
Although husband John's popularity is often ascribed to his loquaciousness around journalists -- what reporter doesn't love a presidential candidate who gabs? -- Cindy McCain, 53, is far more reserved. The June issue of Vogue magazine features a story and photo layout on the would-be first lady, but the glossy monthly didn't get her to cough up much that's new. Still, there are a few tidbits: McCain owns not one but two condos in a Coronado building on San Diego Bay.
October 7, 2005 |
Vogue, the bible for women's fashion, is about to get a baby brother. Conde Nast Publications, a major magazine publisher, says it will begin publishing Men's Vogue as a bimonthly next April, following the success of a test issue that went on newsstands last month. From Associated Press * FINALLY Mansion mania: First it was a ride at Disneyland. Then it was a movie with Eddie Murphy. Now the Haunted Mansion will be a comic book series.
August 24, 2005 |
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which wooed cost-conscious shoppers to become the world's largest retailer, is setting its sights on deeper pockets. Readers of the September issue of Vogue magazine, which hit newsstands Tuesday, encountered eight pages of ads for the discount chain. Sandwiched between spots for high-end designers Emanuel Ungaro and Roberto Cavalli, the ads show a mom, a martial artist and other women wearing Wal-Mart clothes.
January 19, 2005 |
When Melania Knauss walks down the aisle Saturday to marry real estate mogul Donald Trump, she'll be wearing a sumptuous gown by Christian Dior. Knauss chose the gown during the haute couture shows in Paris with help from Vogue editors Sally Singer and Andre Leon Talley. She models the voluminous strapless gown -- which took 550 hours of labor just for the embroidery -- on the cover of Vogue's February issue. Singer chronicles the shopping trip over 14 pages inside.
July 14, 2004 |
For four years they have shunned the spotlight. No more. Barbara and Jenna Bush, now 22-year-old college graduates, are the stars of a Vogue magazine spread that hits newsstands today, in which they publicly embrace their status as scions of political royalty. Jenna, draped in a strapless, cranberry-colored Oscar de la Renta gown, poses with a half-grin and shows off a Harry Winston bracelet.