This is apparently the new 'must have' in books, as far as female culture is concerned: Mrs. O: The Face of Fashion Democracy deals with, who else but Mrs Obama.
The truth is, she is the new fashion phenomenon badly needed bythe fashion industry in times of financial recession. Thus the very successful title. Fashion bible Vogue jumped at the opportunity and offered us an interview with the author, which you may read right here.
For another interesting insight, read this article on Huffington Post. It starts like this:
"Forget lay offs and mortgage foreclosures, the real tragedy of this recession is the impact on our wardrobes".
In the antipodes of fashion povera worn by black American royalty, Sarah Palin famously spent a lot for her campaign outfits, as urban legend has it.Read the Huffington Post retrospective here. I look forward to reading Going Rogue: An American Life. It is the least I can do for a woman of such expensive taste, who, according to Huffington Post has received $1.25 million advance from HarperCollins for her upcoming memoir.
Now that both Reps and Dems have their ladies covered, we civilians might as well head for a tea and a sneak peek into the latest issue of Vogue.