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How Can Michelle Get It Right But The Girl Can't?

Wasn't the girl a top model?

by Anonymousreply 27015 hours ago

What’s up with all these Melania threads?

by Anonymousreply 110/11/2018

GORGEOUS!

by Anonymousreply 210/11/2018

What Happened?

by Anonymousreply 310/11/2018

R1 everyone on DL wanted Mel to be above the trump fray and she just isn’t. Sad.

by Anonymousreply 410/11/2018

Stunning.

by Anonymousreply 510/11/2018

I don't know what it is....

by Anonymousreply 610/11/2018

Lovely

by Anonymousreply 710/11/2018

Militant

by Anonymousreply 810/11/2018

She dresses like her mother would dress if she were the First Lady of Slobovia.

by Anonymousreply 910/11/2018

Cute

by Anonymousreply 1010/11/2018

Boring

by Anonymousreply 1110/11/2018

“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.”

by Anonymousreply 1210/11/2018

Whose bright idea was this?

by Anonymousreply 1310/11/2018

She may have been a model, but that doesn't mean she had / has taste. As a model, she never had to select the clothes she was photographed wearing. They were chosen for her.

by Anonymousreply 1410/11/2018

Nice

by Anonymousreply 1510/11/2018

Melania was a model, but her being on top of bought limo cock does *Not* make her a top model.

by Anonymousreply 1610/11/2018

[quote]She may have been a model, but that doesn't mean she had / has taste.

Model? Whose runway did she walk?

What covers is she on and wearing whose clothes?

by Anonymousreply 1710/11/2018

Okay... not good.

by Anonymousreply 1810/11/2018

For the first year or so of Trump's presidency, I really did think Melania wasn't that bad. But she has gradually proved me wrong.

by Anonymousreply 1910/11/2018

Not bad.

by Anonymousreply 2010/11/2018

I will bend over backwards to not ever dishonor Michelle Obama. But to say that she was the pinnacle of looks and appearance in the White House is pushing it.

Melania looks fine.

by Anonymousreply 2110/11/2018

Michelle Obama, overall, dressed better than any First Lady since Jackie Kennedy.

I think Melania has had more misses, but she’s doing her thing and I don’t hate her the way some of you do.

by Anonymousreply 2210/11/2018

Very nice

by Anonymousreply 2310/11/2018

Can someone show me ONE of Melania’s runway pictures? I see people referring to her modeling years, but there’s not a single picture.

You won’t find it, because it doesn’t exist. Now, can we stop repeating Trump lie # 367&6 that Melania was a fashion model? Where’s the “hard evidence”?

She was a hooker then and she’s a hooker now.

by Anonymousreply 2410/11/2018

Nice and safe

by Anonymousreply 2510/11/2018

R23, big nice at all considering that Melanija Knavs was trying to copy iconic Jackie Kennedy.

Everything Melania wears is an imitation of something someone else has done.

by Anonymousreply 2610/11/2018

[quote]She may have been a model, but that doesn't mean she had / has taste. As a model, she never had to select the clothes she was photographed wearing. They were chosen for her.

As a model, she never had to select clothes, because she was always photographed naked.

by Anonymousreply 2710/11/2018

R25, safe but stunning and very elegant. I’ve never seen the linked picture before.

by Anonymousreply 2810/11/2018

Here and there Michelle had some misses, but when she got it right she knocked it out of the park.

by Anonymousreply 2910/11/2018

HOME RUN!

by Anonymousreply 3010/11/2018

No. And, rehang those curtains...

by Anonymousreply 3110/11/2018

Elegant

by Anonymousreply 3210/11/2018

Morticia living it up.

by Anonymousreply 3310/11/2018

Michelle and Jackie are in a league of their own as far as stylish First Ladies go.

I don’t think that Melania’s clothes are awful, per se. They’re obviously well made. But she always looks like she’s wearing a costume, more akin to Malificent and Carmen Sandiego than a real person.

by Anonymousreply 3410/11/2018

Sassy

by Anonymousreply 3510/11/2018

No. Just no.

by Anonymousreply 3610/11/2018

Overtime the Central European taste does shine through.

by Anonymousreply 3710/11/2018

She looks like an extra in Dr. Phibes Rises Again.

by Anonymousreply 3810/11/2018

Girl, where was your mother?

by Anonymousreply 3910/11/2018

Cute....

by Anonymousreply 4010/11/2018

I remember seeing pictures of Melania when she was younger and I used to like some of her outfits, but there is always something wrong about the way she carries herself. She’s always a bit tacky, regardless of what she wears.

Melania is like a Chanel bag purchased on Canal Street. Similar to what it wants to be, but it will always be a bad copy of the real thing.

by Anonymousreply 4110/11/2018

R1, you have it wrong...TOPLESS model...

by Anonymousreply 4210/11/2018

Was Melania ever paid to model clothing?

by Anonymousreply 4310/11/2018

She grew up Eastern Bloc with the sense of "taste" that goes along with it.

by Anonymousreply 4410/11/2018

This was fashion when Melania was growing up.

by Anonymousreply 4510/11/2018

This is the only "real" photo shoot of hers that I am aware of, and apparently the Donald pestered or paid British GQ to do it. Melania is described as his professional hostess. It is utterly hilarious. The photo below is definitely the classiest of the bunch.

by Anonymousreply 4610/11/2018

The best article on Melania Trump I’ve ever read.

This article explains how Donald Trump created this entire story about Melania’s “modeling career”. Spoiler: It’s just another big fat lie.

by Anonymousreply 4710/11/2018

Don't forget, as first lady, designers throw their clothes at the woman. However, we all know that this is not the case with the ex shopgirl.

by Anonymousreply 4810/11/2018

Melania always looks tacky because of the makeup and wig.

by Anonymousreply 4910/11/2018

And in a few years...

by Anonymousreply 5010/11/2018

What is this?

by Anonymousreply 5110/11/2018

Fire!

by Anonymousreply 5210/11/2018

Ugh....

by Anonymousreply 5310/11/2018

How come no one shrieked "cultural appropriation" at the dress in R53?!?!?!???!?!?!?! I'm outraged!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 5410/11/2018

Beautiful

by Anonymousreply 5510/11/2018

OKAY! GOOD!

by Anonymousreply 5610/11/2018

I hate Melanie’s hair She needs an updated style.

by Anonymousreply 5710/11/2018

Exhibit 1: No Brains all you need to know : Melania married piece of shit grifter

by Anonymousreply 5810/11/2018

Nice

by Anonymousreply 5910/11/2018

Melania’s clothese arent the problem. Its the botox and fillers that are bothersome. She looks angry and mean.

by Anonymousreply 6010/11/2018

Michelle looks like a linebacker in a dress.

by Anonymousreply 6110/11/2018

i secretely love that she dressed as Indiana Jones-meets-Karen Blixen for her trip to Africa.

by Anonymousreply 6210/11/2018

Uhm..... no.

by Anonymousreply 6310/11/2018

I agree R61

by Anonymousreply 6410/11/2018

I think Melania always looks elegant and gracious. Can’t say this about the rest.

by Anonymousreply 6510/11/2018

Melania was not a top model. She was a call girl.

by Anonymousreply 6610/11/2018

A three-digit IQ helps.

by Anonymousreply 6710/11/2018

Oh, dear Lord...

by Anonymousreply 6810/11/2018

The Obamas always come across as exactly who they are: an affectionate and happy couple who love and support one another.

Similarly, the Trumps always come across as exactly who they are: a trashy blowhard and his golddigging soft core porn wife who can barely stand the sight of his lard ass.

by Anonymousreply 6910/11/2018

Beautiful

by Anonymousreply 7010/11/2018

R12, EVERYONE knows that quote is attributed to Kathryn Parker! And OP, Michelle Obama may be smart and a seemingly nice person but she DOES NOT know fashion. Sorry but she does not know how to dress for her body type. Melanie on the other hand may or may not be a nice person but she does know fashion. Clothes look good on her.

by Anonymousreply 7110/11/2018

R24 There is a photo of her in the SI swimsuit issue with a big inflatable dolphin, and she did do a few print ads as well.

I don't think that she or even he has claimed she did runway work. She was a model in the same way that Howard Stern's wife Beth Ostrovsky was. They did bridal mags and catalogs. No one refers to either as a big girl in the biz, but that does not mean that they did not work.

I would post the SI pic but I don't know how. It is readily available online though.

by Anonymousreply 7210/11/2018

Melania misses far more than she hits. She just doesn't have taste and she's aiming for young. Fact is, she's past it. I did like the yellow and magenta evening gowns.

I used to think Michelle Obama had more misses than hits, but looking at these pictures, she really could pick an outfit for the most part. I always think of her in poodle skirts and kitten sweaters, don't know why. But she looked good.

What I'd kill to see is how Melania has done up the private quarters upstairs at the White House. It's not uncommon for Architectural Digest to score a spread but so far it hasn't happened. I'm dying to see. I am not sure the Obamas did it either.

by Anonymousreply 7310/11/2018

Sorry, the Obamas did. It isn't my taste but I also really like it... very warm and a nice mix of styles. Really like it.

by Anonymousreply 7410/11/2018

Melania is tall and broad. She has really no waist. She uses fabric to give herself s shape. She adds fabric to widen her shoulder for a waist or wears a circle skirt to give herself a waist. Doesn't work. She has enormous fake boobs that ruin the line of her clothes. She would look better in simple silhouettes that are tailored around the bust. She needs to get rid of the wig and the fillers around her eyes.

by Anonymousreply 7510/11/2018

[quote] I'm dying to see. I am not sure the Obamas did it either.

Here ya go, R73. Also, it is worth noting that it is reported that the Obama's forsook the budgeted money that goes towards the White House private residence decorating and used their own money. The Trump's on the other hand used that budget and much more. It's reported that the Trump's used donated inaugural money for private residence decoration.

by Anonymousreply 7610/11/2018

Nice try R72. But as a matter of fact, both Donald and Melania lied their asses off about her entire past including her education and modeling work. The lies are documented in the link at R47. As part of his many lies to the media, he repeatedly referred to her as a successful European supermodel when he first introduced her as his girlfriend.

by Anonymousreply 7710/11/2018

Michelle knows what she likes, and what works for her. The girl dresses like she thinks a First Lady should dress, and she's a whore.

by Anonymousreply 7810/11/2018

Michelle Obama was comfortable in her own skin and it showed, especially in sporty clothes. She had a definite style, and stuck to it most of the time.

Melania does look like she’s playing dress up, trying different looks, different costumes. She not as sure of herself.

Then, too, I wonder if our perception isn’t influenced by our knowledge of her past?

by Anonymousreply 7910/11/2018

The big thing about Melania is that she has no confidence. She never wears her clothes with pride and she never owns it. That's one of the main reasons why she looks so bad most of the time.

With Michelle, even in her worst outfits she still has a smile on and her confidence shines.

by Anonymousreply 8010/11/2018

I agree with that. The white hat and suit were not awful, but an obvious miss.

by Anonymousreply 8110/11/2018

Also, for R73

by Anonymousreply 8210/11/2018

Mixed feelings...

by Anonymousreply 8310/11/2018

Remember when we found out that Melania worked illegally without a green card? But journalists just don’t care about that anymore, because emails, Kanye in the White House and other super important things.

From the article:

“Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the US worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country”

Ok, so Melania received 2 grand per “modeling job”? That’s not how this works for successful fashion models. Melania has said that she was a very successful model on the runways of Milan and Paris, which is bullshit.

You can watch the Larry King interview right after their wedding where both Trumps talk about her supermodel career.

by Anonymousreply 8410/11/2018

Hmm... okay. But, that's a stretch. Mmph! that's some push up bra...

by Anonymousreply 8510/11/2018

At her Sunday best!

by Anonymousreply 8610/11/2018

Maybe it's cool....

by Anonymousreply 8710/11/2018

Pretty

by Anonymousreply 8810/11/2018

Okay! Sporty!

by Anonymousreply 8910/11/2018

Home run!

by Anonymousreply 9010/11/2018

Is that red and white striped dress from Melanie's current trip?

I ask because she looks happy. It's occurred a few times on this trip. She seems suddenly able to breathe, smile, look relaxed, it's a whole new Melanie.

Never mind. I just looked and it is from this trip. Here she is wearing it again, again looking happy.

by Anonymousreply 9110/11/2018

Ah..

by Anonymousreply 9210/11/2018

Lovely.

by Anonymousreply 9310/11/2018

R91 In a recent thread, that very picture was captioned as "Into the cage you go. Be best baby!"

by Anonymousreply 9410/11/2018

So pretty

by Anonymousreply 9510/11/2018

The Girl Can't Help It!

by Anonymousreply 9610/11/2018

Deez eez not my fault!

(Fire daht she girl!)

by Anonymousreply 9710/11/2018

Melanoma from the whore house to the white house.So sick of this Mafia POTUS and his cult followers using ever trick in the fascist play book. They photo shopped R26 Jacke's beige coat to blue to imply their ignorant tricked out plastic soul less stepford hooker Melanoma was Jackie style reborn. Michelle wore Jackie's sleeveless A silhouette dresses with ease and grace.

by Anonymousreply 9810/11/2018

Why does she always wear her coats in the house?

by Anonymousreply 9910/11/2018

Just another mess...

by Anonymousreply 10010/11/2018

No pockets in the dresses in case she has to make change.

by Anonymousreply 10110/11/2018

Talbots

by Anonymousreply 10210/11/2018

R77 I was not aware that he ever touted her as a supermodel. Of course that is absurd.

It's funny because one Howard referred to Beth O as a supermodel when they were dating and she was genuinely mortified. She knew exactly what she was and was not...a working NY model--nothing else.

But Melania did look cute in the SI shoot, and the pic was not racy at all(like those horrid jet photos which looked to be art directed by Trump himself.)

by Anonymousreply 10310/12/2018

Melanie in Sport's Illustrated.

by Anonymousreply 10410/12/2018

Not a top model but an on-top "model".

by Anonymousreply 10510/12/2018

Michelle actually has a personality and it comes through in her fashion choices. Melania is a robot.

by Anonymousreply 10610/12/2018

It was hard to get a picture of Melania on the runway because of all those planes flying over.

by Anonymousreply 10710/12/2018

A goddess.

by Anonymousreply 10810/12/2018

Gorgeous

by Anonymousreply 10910/12/2018
by Anonymousreply 11010/12/2018

Ok. This is cute.

by Anonymousreply 11110/12/2018

All political thoughts aside, Melania looks great most of the time.

by Anonymousreply 11210/12/2018

BAT GIRL!

by Anonymousreply 11310/12/2018

Michelle looks like she's had some excellent plastic surgery done, though not recently. I started noticing it about a year before she left the WH...less of a bulldog thing going on there. She got that jutting neanderthal brow softened. She looks beautiful now.

by Anonymousreply 11410/12/2018

What I thought was interesting was finding out that Victoria Silvstedt was Melania’s roommate when they both lived in Paris. Victoria was Playmate of the Year and one of the most beautiful but look a little deeper in her history and there are a lot of rumors about her activities including on the data lounge.

by Anonymousreply 11510/12/2018

what is the actual BFD about what she wore to Africa?? i don't get it. she looks fine. she's worn a lot of really nice clothes.

by Anonymousreply 11610/12/2018

I love this line from R47's article: "Slovenia is a small, mountainous country shaped like a chicken that can be crossed by car in three hours".

by Anonymousreply 11710/12/2018

It's ONLY a big deal as a topic for people into identity politics to snark about. One can do both. She looks nice AND snark about the political correctness of it all. Surely you understand 2 conflicting ideas can be held at the same time, being on DL.

by Anonymousreply 11810/12/2018

What I like and liked about Michelle is that she knows the power of her position and platform. MANY young and unknown minority fashion designers lives were literally changed because of her recognition.

by Anonymousreply 11910/12/2018

R108 That was perhaps the most unfortunate photo ever printed of poor Michelle. Imagine having to compete with 2 model bodies!

And from behind which is not your best angle. I remember once reading some doctor who claimed she suffers from what orthopedic surgeons call "ghetto booty." It is a swayback condition which frequently afflicts African and AA women.

by Anonymousreply 12010/12/2018

NO, she was NOT a top model. She was a cheesy soft core porn "model" and most likely escort, because that is the main deal for such a "model".

by Anonymousreply 12110/12/2018

This was nice.

by Anonymousreply 12210/12/2018

This wasn't...

by Anonymousreply 12310/12/2018

Chic

by Anonymousreply 12410/12/2018

Classy

by Anonymousreply 12510/12/2018

One gets paid to suck cock, the other does it for free.

by Anonymousreply 12610/12/2018

Michelle Obama has class.

by Anonymousreply 12710/12/2018

Melania just has an ex stripper vibe to her. The spray tan, the boob job, the badly Botoxed face. Ivanka has intentionally upstaged her as the true fashion darling /First Lady of the WH. Lots of plastic surgery work on that face as well but not obvious. You would have never guessed she once had a slackjaw, pudgy face, and crooked nose.

by Anonymousreply 12810/12/2018

R114, I think she got jaw surgery to correct her underbite.

The brows she also fixed through microblading (she got suspiciously thicker brows in the last 2 years of the WH when she originally had pencil thin brows).

by Anonymousreply 12910/12/2018

Yes I'm turning Japanese. I'm turning Japanese. I'm turning Japanese. I really think so.

by Anonymousreply 13010/12/2018

They're trying to make her into something that she is not. In the link is part 2 of her interview last night. And, given the amount of YouTube hits no one is watching it or her. But, two things I would like to point out; 1) Notice at the one minute mark how her staff (save one person) are all wearing Black or very dark blues. That looks like a set up to me. 2) If ever you thought that a GOP internet strategy was just a conspiracy just look at the comments of this video (and the others if you want) and you will see that they are 99% negative towards ABCNews. That's rather strange, non? Here's a sampling;

"Terrible that ABC didn't just show the Interview & clips with Melania, instead they edited the hell out of this, cut off her answers & edit it with people saying nasty things about She & Trump? Things that she can't even respond to? why didn't the interviewer says THOSE things to Her Face? It's supposed to be Being Melania Not a hit piece, But of course it's ABC Mockingbird Media. Melania still shines despite ABC's Attempt to make She & Trump look bad. What an elegant well spoken Woman. Great wife & Mother."

"Melania is correct, the bullying is direct and very subtle, just like ABC's little piece on her. ABC complains about Donald being crude but you can see that for yourself , however media is a bit more " hidden " in their criticism. Think about it for a moment,, would ABC have aired this type of mystery theater on Michelle ? Probably not , I'm certain it would have been presented in a much more favorable light , instead of the Rod Serling science fiction approach. Subtle."

"People will do anything to attack her. She is just another human being, when will people have common sense and treat her with the respect she deserves."

"NEVER. Despite being a smart, five language speaking supermodel, we will never see her on the cover of a fashion magazine. Instead, we're still seeing Michelle. The media has NO intention of ever cutting Melania a break...just hoping to subtly finding an opportunity to make fun of her or get her to say something off about her husband. I have no idea why she would ever agree to be interviewed....colossal waste of her time."

"abc NEWS, the only thing you accomplished here was to make her even more amazing and how ridiculously STUPID and FAKE as hell you are... unbelievable !!"

"This interview was such bullshit and a waste of Time."

"Pretty shabby "profile." Melania's an old-World, old-fashioned, intelligent but relatively simple woman. She doesn't get a tenth of the respect of any other First Lady in living memory because of her husband's politics. A better title for this would be "Being the Mainstream Media as it Carries On Its War on the Right." Just another reminder as to why I, and millions of others, avoid the MSM."

"I found the interview hostile toward our FLOTUS. Why must the media hate on her? She's a lovely woman who is doing a fine job. Leave her be!"

"ABCD had no intentions of giving her a fair and honest interview instead they used it as bashing President Trump. They edited what she would be saying from the full sentences and then interjected negative things about the president. This was not an interview of Melania it was to bash her husband. Shame on ABC but then what do you expect they are a communist organization and the people that work for them are communist. Wake up America🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸"

by Anonymousreply 131Last Saturday at 3:45 PM

Beautiful!

by Anonymousreply 132Last Saturday at 3:57 PM

I don't know who is styling her hair these days, (probably her regular person), but her wigs and/or weave are on point! A HOME RUN with this dress!

by Anonymousreply 133Last Saturday at 3:59 PM

Love the teal color on Michelle.

by Anonymousreply 134Last Saturday at 4:02 PM

R21 is being honest. I love Michelle Obama as a person. But to say she is beautiful or hot is total rose colored glasses bullshit. She's not disgusting but she's not beautiful. Melanie doesn't look like a real person to me so I don't find her beautiful or not either. She looks like a First Lady mass produced by Matel.

by Anonymousreply 135Last Saturday at 4:04 PM

It's just not right. It's a pretty dress but it does nothing for her. Maybe it's the hair?

by Anonymousreply 136Last Saturday at 4:08 PM

Awful

by Anonymousreply 137Last Saturday at 4:10 PM

Melania modeling in Milan and Paris, right after getting her degrees in “architect and fashion”. I wonder if she was on the runway walking for Chanel or Dior in this picture?

by Anonymousreply 138Last Saturday at 4:14 PM

Uninspiring. But, I think she dressed down in order to give the girl the spotlight. I just noticed. she did a shoe change.

by Anonymousreply 139Last Saturday at 4:15 PM

Very nice.

by Anonymousreply 140Last Saturday at 4:17 PM

Beautiful

by Anonymousreply 141Last Saturday at 4:20 PM

Beautiful

by Anonymousreply 142Last Saturday at 4:22 PM

This picture reminds me; I need to pick up some trash bags tomorrow.

by Anonymousreply 143Last Saturday at 4:23 PM

Many expensive things put together do not equal an outfit. I like the dress, but wrong bag and shoes.

by Anonymousreply 144Last Saturday at 4:26 PM

Cute

by Anonymousreply 145Last Saturday at 4:29 PM

Nice dress, bad fit and too tight around the abdomen.

What’s with the “Children Of The Corn” facial expression?

by Anonymousreply 146Last Saturday at 4:30 PM

This was prior to becoming FHOTUS, but one of Melania’s outfits that I actually like.

by Anonymousreply 147Last Saturday at 4:34 PM

What was this?

by Anonymousreply 148Last Saturday at 4:35 PM

Hmm... I dunno

by Anonymousreply 149Last Saturday at 4:43 PM

R31, that picture always makes me melancholy, because that dress looks exactly like inside our big mixing bowl when Mama was creaming butter, eggs and sugar for one of her beautiful cakes. You know, toward the end when the mixture makes folds and ribbons as you lift the beaters?

Is Melancholia's designer a part-time baker?

by Anonymousreply 150Last Saturday at 4:43 PM

Stop with the cyber bullying and lies!!!!

by Anonymousreply 151Last Saturday at 5:10 PM

Sophisticated and totally a model!

by Anonymousreply 152Last Saturday at 5:13 PM

I loathe Melania just as much as I loathe the bloated orange asshole she's married to but …. I really did like the pale blue outfit she wore to the inauguration.

by Anonymousreply 153Last Saturday at 5:18 PM

R138, she's modelling bracelets in that photo.

by Anonymousreply 154Last Saturday at 7:03 PM

Melania doesn’t wear her clothes. Most of the time they wear her.

If she wore simpler, classic timeless designs, she’d be fine.

She overdoes it. Big sleeves, odd lines, bias cut stuff. She needs a simple silhouette.

by Anonymousreply 155Last Saturday at 7:14 PM

I miss Michelle.

by Anonymousreply 156Last Saturday at 7:19 PM

I simply loved Michelle Obama as first lady, but I think she had a lot of misses fashion-wise.

I think Melania is pretty useless as first lady however I think she looks fantastic a lot of the time. I think she has a great sense of fashion and style, it's too bad she seems to be pretty shallow underneath the clothes...

by Anonymousreply 157Last Saturday at 7:29 PM

R138 Cindy Crawford and 3 other top models of the 80s-90s did Playboy. Would you not describe that as soft porn as well? Nude photography does not mean one wasn't a working model; and I have always claimed she was only a working model. I have never maintained she was anywhere close to a top name brand model.

You can pan her looks all you want, but can you say with a straight face that she wasn't attractive enough to do catalog work at 5'10? Shit, I am 5'8 1/2 and even I did a lot of catalogue work out of fucking ATL in the 80s. And I have never even called myself a model...just a girl making a few bucks to supplement her real job.

And finally, can anyone provide any porny photography she did BEFORE she met Donald? You know, when she was an escort in Paris with Victoria Silvestadt?(sp?) It is my opinion that pervy Trump pushed her to do that shit so he could brag to other men: "see what a great body she has? I fuck that every night!" Sadly a lot of men push their women to do Playboy et al just for that reason.

by Anonymousreply 158Last Saturday at 7:38 PM

R158, you must have missed her girl on girl photo shoot or the fantastic shot of her fingering herself. All pre trump. Sweetie, give it up, she's a ho.

by Anonymousreply 159Last Saturday at 7:50 PM

Stunning!

by Anonymousreply 160Last Saturday at 8:25 PM

Really?

by Anonymousreply 161Last Saturday at 8:29 PM

Yes, R160, stunning and Fully Dressed. Notice, Michelle is NOT fingering herself.

by Anonymousreply 162Last Saturday at 8:31 PM

How about here R162?

by Anonymousreply 163Last Saturday at 8:33 PM

OP, don't call a middle aged woman a girl.

by Anonymousreply 164Last Saturday at 8:34 PM

R163, so you're posting a "joke" picture about Michelle from Alex Jones. What is your point?

I mean, I'm not the one saying Melania is a real model and dresses well.

I'm the one refraining from pictures of Melania figuring herself.

I suppose I can post her soft porn pictures or her pre surgery face.

But that crap is too ugly and unfunny for me.

by Anonymousreply 165Last Saturday at 8:50 PM

I actually think Melania can sometimes look stunning, but 99% of the time she always looks stiff and overdressed. Michelle Obama genuinely had flair but she wore her clothes more easily--as Liza would say, SHE wore THEM; they didn't wear her.

by Anonymousreply 166Last Saturday at 9:17 PM

Her pre-surgery face was gorgeous. It was pointed out here a long time ago that she looked a bit like Paulina.

She is not a Kyle case. Kylie was a plain fugly little girl before cosmetic surgery, Melania was a very pretty woman before hers.

And I have not mentioned beauty once until this comment, but since you brought it up, Michelle is no beauty in the face herself. Her look comes from an all over put together look, not beauty. If you showed the pics of Michelle and Melania and took them to some hole in the wall where no one knew either, you know damn good and well Melania would win the beauty contest hands down. Michelle looks like a bull dog in the face half the time because of her underbite, and her rear view is hilarious.

You in. You brought out the ugly in me. I said up thread that I would never besmirch Michelle because I admire her and she does the most with what she has to work with. And she does. But, unfortunately you got under my skin here at the end, and so I did dishonor the last FLOTUS,

Congrats. I'm done. You sound oddly like the poster who soiled the entire thread about Heather Locklear with your insane ravings that she was a drug whore and no one should speak well of her. You called her plain and basic bitch.

Then you went on to speak about how beautiful and talented Whitney Houston was, and if people spoke badly about her for being a drug addict, then no one should speak well of Heather who was completely without redeeming qualities.

by Anonymousreply 167Last Saturday at 11:36 PM

R167, you know you can check my posting history, right? You can verify I've never posted about Whitney, Kyle, Heather.

But, somehow I don't think you're interested in reality.

It must be fantastic living out your mental illness on DL.

by Anonymousreply 168Last Sunday at 12:04 AM

[quote]Michelle Obama, overall, dressed better than any First Lady since Jackie Kennedy.

Oh, I don't agree. Nancy Reagan did pretty well.

by Anonymousreply 169Last Sunday at 12:35 AM

[quote] I really did like the pale blue outfit she wore to the inauguration. —And I hate myself for it

No need. I liked her in that too. She looked good.

by Anonymousreply 170Last Sunday at 12:38 AM

Nope

by Anonymousreply 171Last Sunday at 12:40 AM

This just didn't work for me.

by Anonymousreply 172Last Sunday at 12:42 AM

Those comments at R131 are some of the most depressing things I've read in awhile. It really shows how deep the delusion and denial of these people runs. There is no way in hell they would ever let the (3rd!!!) wife of a Democrat president get the slack this woman has. I've seen more of her vagina than I have of my own mother's and I came out of it!

by Anonymousreply 173Last Sunday at 12:47 AM

I love the she speaks 5 languages and is a supermodel. I mean, they heard this chick in an interview unable to speak English. They've seen the picture of her fingering herself. Supermodel!

When she adds 2 plus 2 and gets 5, they'll be Melania has a PhD in physics.

by Anonymousreply 174Last Sunday at 1:03 AM

This thread doesn't read like witty light editorial of FLOTUS fashions. It reads like a low IQ Stan of Michelle with OCD.

by Anonymousreply 175Last Sunday at 1:17 AM

R175, this thread was a witty light editorial of Melanias fashion? Sweetie, if that were true, people would never have posted bad pictures of Michelle. People wouldn't have posted photoshopped pictures of Michelle with a penis, for example.

I guess reading and analytical skills aren't your strong suit. (That's called a pun, btw).

by Anonymousreply 176Last Sunday at 1:24 AM

More evidence that my assessment of the OCD poster is correct.

by Anonymousreply 177Last Sunday at 1:37 AM

Maybe that's it R166. Michelle always looks comfortable in whatever she's wearing and brings forth her flair. The other one just looks as if she's uncomfortable.

by Anonymousreply 178Last Sunday at 1:44 AM

R177 so what you're saying is you never did read this thread. You can't address my concerns and you can't address Melanias poor fashion choices. All you can do is attack people.

Now, is your next reply going to be OCD!!!!!!! Or can you address Melanias poor fashion?

by Anonymousreply 179Last Sunday at 1:45 AM

This was cute.

by Anonymousreply 180Last Sunday at 1:47 AM

I think Melania has gained a lot of weight in the last few years. Not in the sense of a jiggly fat slob, but in the sense that her body has settled into middle age. Her bones aren't very small, and she is becoming a little stouter.

by Anonymousreply 181Last Sunday at 1:52 AM

Pretty

by Anonymousreply 182Last Sunday at 1:54 AM

From the front

by Anonymousreply 183Last Sunday at 1:56 AM

One can block 2 or 3 posters (and 2 or 3! might be 1 person), and most of the thread disappears, especially on one of them according to troll dar. It's one person talking to him or herself. True sign of OCD. There is a sit for that, it's called Pinterest

by Anonymousreply 184Last Sunday at 2:01 AM

She looks good in the red dress. When she wears excess fabric, it adds too much bulk. She is stouter, R181. When she wears form fitting, she needs to go up a size.

R184, in your haste to respond you again, failed to read the posts. Are you going to post about fashion or keep screaming OCD.

The word, BTW is site, not sit.

by Anonymousreply 185Last Sunday at 2:05 AM

This appears to have been an interesting gown. I wonder what it looks like from the front? I couldn't find anything... OH! I found it! I like the detailing of the jacket.

by Anonymousreply 186Last Sunday at 2:06 AM

From the front

by Anonymousreply 187Last Sunday at 2:07 AM

The dress

by Anonymousreply 188Last Sunday at 2:09 AM

Very lovely

by Anonymousreply 189Last Sunday at 2:12 AM

I think Melania prefers a more European style perspective on fashion. Michelle has that cute/classy American thing going on. Both have their hits and misses but overall I think Melania does it better mainly because she has a more attractive face/figure.

by Anonymousreply 190Last Sunday at 2:14 AM

Melania may have a more attractive figure, but her face is shit. And she hasn't a shred of integrity, so fuck her. Michelle wins.

by Anonymousreply 191Last Sunday at 2:20 AM

R190, Melania’s style is not European, which is much more understated.

She wears European designers but her outfits always look like the interior decor of their Trump Tower apartment.

by Anonymousreply 192Last Sunday at 2:37 AM

To the poster who said that Melania looked like Paulina Porizkova, that's a hard nyet. First of all, Paulina was a real model and a very successful one. Here's a picture of PP nude, just to show you how a real model does nude. Always tasteful, never cheap and tacky unlike Melania.

If Melania wants to tell the world that she was a model, then I would like to see some hard evidence. Catalogue model? Show me the catalogues. They don't exist.

There's no doubt that Melania was a pretty girl, and she had the right height for modeling. But, she is not versatile and has one facial expression, and her big surgically placed tits would have been detrimental for any fashion modeling.

by Anonymousreply 193Last Sunday at 3:26 AM

Should have dropped the wreaths

by Anonymousreply 194Last Sunday at 7:41 AM

TOGA! TOGA! TOGA!!!

by Anonymousreply 195Last Sunday at 7:47 AM

I'd like to be mentioned here....

by Anonymousreply 196Last Sunday at 7:51 AM

[quote]Nancy Reagan did pretty well.

by Anonymousreply 197Last Sunday at 7:55 AM

[quote]OP, don't call a middle aged woman a girl.

Well, you know who I'm talking about. What's her name...

by Anonymousreply 198Last Sunday at 8:01 AM

I agree, r21. Love Michelle, and her goodness radiates, but she really wasn’t/isn’t the fashion plate she’s often presented to be...

Melania has a models physique and unusual good looks. She wears clothes very well...

by Anonymousreply 199Last Sunday at 8:08 AM

[quote] but she really wasn’t/isn’t the fashion plate she’s often presented to be...

Probably because she is much more substantive than just being a fashion plate. Michelle Obama made careers for unknown designers. She used her platform to definitely make advancements for causes that she believed in. She gave J. Crew new life. She inspired the average women that they too could afford many of her fashions. Maybe not everything but one or two pieces. A lot of fashion that Michelle Obama wore literally sold out as women rushed to buy the same items.

[quote]Melania. She wears clothes very well...

She needs a stylist!

by Anonymousreply 200Last Sunday at 8:17 AM

The jacket and gown in R186, R187, R188, is Calvin Klein

But, I don't like her in this Calvin Klein!

by Anonymousreply 201Last Sunday at 8:29 AM

It doesn't work.

by Anonymousreply 202Last Sunday at 8:31 AM

Mel is ugly inside.

by Anonymousreply 203Last Sunday at 10:03 AM

Michelle always looked like a lumbering ape in cheap cloths. Good God you're all a bunch of desperate kiss asses.

by Anonymousreply 204Last Sunday at 11:06 AM

[quote]I remember once reading some doctor who claimed she suffers from what orthopedic surgeons call "ghetto booty." It is a swayback condition which frequently afflicts African and AA women.

She doesn't "suffer" from having a certain type of body. She has a certain type of body, like we all do. It's not a "condition" to be African American, you Nazi asshole.

by Anonymousreply 205Last Sunday at 11:12 AM

FF for R204.

by Anonymousreply 206Last Sunday at 11:12 AM

R204 Fuck off Roseanne

by Anonymousreply 207Last Sunday at 11:31 AM

The best Melania ever looked was the inauguration dress and jacket with the updo. She needs to do her hair like that again.

And the pantsuits are only half working. Who does she think she is, Diane Keaton? Blake Lively? HRC?

I also hate that she wears tea-length cocktail dresses to events wheee men wear black tie. She looks like a sales rep.

by Anonymousreply 208Last Sunday at 11:34 AM

Show me Melania's fashion portfolios if she was a 'top model'. All I've seen is nudie stuff and soft porn for which she could have never received a visa.

by Anonymousreply 209Last Sunday at 11:37 AM

Melanie looks good in R202 's pic and surprisingly so does Mrs. Trudeau. The latter often takes chances with fashion and fails.

by Anonymousreply 210Last Sunday at 12:52 PM

R208, I love that you said she looks like a sales rep. I would bet that is your version of "the C word", and I approve.

by Anonymousreply 211Last Sunday at 1:00 PM

Wig?

by Anonymousreply 212Last Sunday at 1:20 PM

Early style. Model?

by Anonymousreply 213Last Sunday at 1:29 PM

Christ, they both looks horrible in that pic. And yes, Orange anus is always hideous

by Anonymousreply 214Last Sunday at 1:34 PM

Melania doesn't have any runway photos. Just spread leg pussy shots.

by Anonymousreply 215Last Sunday at 1:36 PM

Melania's hair detracts from her look even when she hits the mark otherwise—most of the time it looks like a "shake 'n' go" wig from the beauty supply store. Is she bald?

by Anonymousreply 216Last Sunday at 1:49 PM

(Many people can't access)

What Michelle Obama Wore and Why It Mattered

It began with Jay Leno.

It began, to be more specific, in October 2008, when Mr. Leno, the host of “The Tonight Show” at the time, turned to his guest, Michelle Obama, the wife of the Democratic nominee for president, and said — with glee, with gotcha expectation, because it had just been revealed that the campaign clothes budget for Sarah Palin, the Republican vice-presidential candidate, was $150,000 — “I want to ask you about your wardrobe. I’m guessing about 60 grand? Sixty, 70 thousand for that outfit?”

“J. Crew,” Mrs. Obama said of her silk blouse, gold skirt and cardigan fastened with a big rhinestone brooch. “Ladies, we know J. Crew. You can get some good stuff online!”

And thus was an eight-year obsession born. Not to mention a new approach to the story of dress and power.

When Mrs. Obama understood the impact of that early answer — when she saw the public response to her outfit (which had been chosen specifically as a riposte to the Palin news) — it set in motion a strategic rethink about the use of clothes that not only helped define her tenure as first lady, but also started a conversation that went far beyond the label or look that she wore and that is only now, maybe, reaching its end.

Though amid discussion of legacy and historical change fashion may seem the least of the matter, consider the number of words devoted to what both the first lady and President Obama wore since the original campaign began. Consider that for five and a half years there was a blog chronicling Mrs. Obama’s wardrobe choices, arguably the first devoted to the clothes of a political figure, and that when Mr. Obama wore a tan suit to a news conference it practically broke the internet (ditto when he eschewed a tie). Consider that Mrs. Obama’s effect on fashion brands was the subject of a study by a New York University professor in the Harvard Business Review entitled “How This First Lady Moves Markets.”

Consider all that, and there is simply no ignoring the fact that during these two terms, clothing played a role unlike any it had ever played before in a presidential administration.

A noncomprehensive litany of some of the designers whose clothes the first lady wore during her husband’s two terms in office includes: Carolina Herrera, Narciso Rodriguez, Michael Kors, Maria Cornejo, Thom Browne, Isabel Toledo, Jason Wu, Prabal Gurung, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Marchesa, Tom Ford, Vera Wang, Tadashi Shoji, Cushnie et Ochs, Tory Burch, Naeem Khan, Brandon Maxwell, Rodarte, Bibhu Mohapatra, Zac Posen, Barbara Tfank, Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone, Joseph Altuzarra, Tracy Reese, Monique Lhuillier, Thakoon, Christian Siriano, Calvin Klein, Sophie Theallet, Reed Krakoff, Diane von Furstenberg, Derek Lam, Proenza Schouler and Alice & Olivia. Also Talbots. And Target. And Ann Taylor. Sheesh.

Plus, of course: Gucci, Versace, Givenchy, Alaïa, Junya Watanabe, Christopher Kane, Roksanda, Moschino, Lanvin (those controversial expensive sneakers), Dries Van Noten, Alexander McQueen, Duro Olowu, Lanvin and Kenzo. To name a few.

It is, by any measure, an unprecedented list.

The twin conditions of the historic nature of this presidency and the fact it occurred alongside the rise of social media, which turned every public second into a shareable, comment-worthy moment, combined to create a new reality where every appearance mattered. Not everyone listened to all of the speeches or read the analysis or considered the context. But everyone paused for a moment to assess the visual. And a couple who had spent their entire lives being scrutinized as pioneers understood what that meant, and instead of bridling at it, leveraged it. If you know everyone is going to see what you wear and judge it, then what you wear becomes fraught with meaning. Certainly Mrs. Obama’s significance as a contemporary role model goes far beyond her image, but no one understood the role of fashion, and the potential uses of that, better than the first lady.

by Anonymousreply 217Last Sunday at 1:53 PM

“She realized very early on that everything she did had ramifications,” said Thom Browne, who made the tailored coat and dress Mrs. Obama wore for the inaugural parade in 2013, as well as a dress she wore to the 2012 Democratic National Convention and also during the final debate that year. And she understood, he went on, “that people did not just want to know how she looked, but what she was about,” and that she could plant subliminal cues to the latter with her clothes.

Change was the promise, and change was the look — far beyond the amount of upper arm on display, or the riot of color and prints. Or the cardigans.

Just because something appears trivial does not mean it is any less powerful as a means of persuasion and outreach. In some ways its very triviality — the fact that everyone could talk about it, dissect it, imitate it — makes fashion the most potentially viral item in the subliminal political toolbox. Talking heads complained early on in the second term about Mrs. Obama’s allowing the clothes conversation to dominate the substance conversation, but in fact she made the two inextricable.

There have been a lot of words since the 2016 election devoted to how Mrs. Obama loved fashion and fashion loved her in return, and that is true; to listen to designers who have dressed her is to hear a chorus of “it was the privilege of my career.” That the first lady, a Princeton-and-Harvard-educated lawyer and hospital power player, was publicly able to enjoy clothes allowed a swath of smart women to stop being so neurotic about dress (as she said to Vogue in her third cover story, the most of any first lady, one of the factors in choosing a garment always has to be, “Is it cute?”).

But her real contribution went far beyond giving women a license to like clothes and use them to celebrate their own strength and femininity. Just as, despite the attention paid to the study on how much the first lady was worth to a brand — “I have been publishing for 25 years,” said David Yermack, the author of the study and a professor of finance at the N.Y.U. Stern School of Business, “and nothing has compared to the interest in this” — it wasn’t ultimately about revenue generation. Indeed, despite Mrs. Obama’s patronage, a number of labels she wore have struggled financially, including J. Crew; Maria Pinto, which closed; and Bibhu Mohapatra, which filed for bankruptcy last week.

Rather, like first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Nancy Reagan, Mrs. Obama understood that fashion was a means to create an identity for an administration. But unlike any other first lady, instead of seeing it as part of a uniform to which she had to conform, with the attendant rules and strictures that implies, she saw it as a way to frame her own independence and points of difference, add to her portfolio and amplify her husband’s agenda.

“Our glorious diversity — our diversities of faiths and colors and creeds — that is not a threat to who we are; it makes us who we are,” she said during her final speech, and the proof was, literally, on her back. While most first ladies turned to a small number of trusted designers to help them create their look (Oleg Cassini with Mrs. Kennedy; Adolfo and James Galanos with Mrs. Reagan; Oscar de la Renta with Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush) Mrs. Obama seemed to work with them all.

That is not a situation that, as any woman would know, happens by accident. We all tend to gravitate toward certain designers in part because of sheer laziness: We know what suits us, what we like, and so we go there first. To have been so, well, evenhanded in her choices could have happened only with careful calculation.

by Anonymousreply 218Last Sunday at 1:55 PM

We should start a DL investigation to uncover Melania’s old fashion modeling pictures. How can she keep up the “fashion model” scam when there are no damn pictures to prove that she’s ever worked as a model prior to meeting Trump?

Are the pictures in Kenya with President Obama’s birth certificate? How does she get away with this lie?

by Anonymousreply 219Last Sunday at 1:57 PM

“I am not sure people really realized the extent of what she was doing,” said Tracy Reese, whose custom-made pink and gold silk dress, worn by Mrs. Obama for her speech at the 2012 Democratic convention, became her best-selling dress when remade for sale, and whose black dress with big red poppies, worn by the first lady for the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march on Washington, is now on display at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture. “It was really about us all.”

Especially because Mrs. Obama not only wore their clothes, she also took their business seriously, framing fashion as a credible, covetable job choice during her education initiatives. She put fashion on a par with the movies by hosting a Fashion Education workshop at the White House, just as she had held a Careers in Film Symposium. She invited students to witness Jason Wu donating his first inaugural gown to the Smithsonian, and designers were occasionally included on the guest list for state dinners alongside officials, artists and executives — though no designer ever attended twice.

“She came in at a time when the economy was particularly tough and really shone a light on fashion in the broadest sense,” said Narciso Rodriguez, whose dress she wore on the night in 2008 that ushered in the Obama era, and recently at the National School Counselor of the Year event when she gave her last speech as first lady. If you think that was an accident, there’s a bridge I can sell you — just as the fact she wore Jason Wu to her husband’s farewell address in Chicago, a designer she also wore at both inaugural balls, was no coincidence. It was closure.

Mrs. Obama’s dress choices were often labeled “sartorial diplomacy” and “democratic,” and they were that; she made something of an art out of pairing designers with countries during state dinners or trips, wearing, for example, Mr. Khan, an Indian-American designer, to the India state dinner, and Mr. Ford, an American designer then based in London, when she dined with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Especially in her husband’s second term, Mrs. Obama used her leverage and visibility not only to raise the profile of a host of local designers (the biggest struggle for a young designer, Mr. Wu said, is attention; she solved that), but also as argument against isolationism and in support of allies across the world. It was not happenstance that she wore a Gucci gown to the Kennedy Center Honors the same day Italy went to the polls to vote on a referendum widely viewed as a verdict on Matteo Renzi, the country’s now former reformist prime minister.

But above all, her wardrobe was representative of the country her husband wanted to lead.

It was about the melting pot and the establishment; the 1 percent and the accessible. There was something in her closet for everyone, yet she was beholden to no designer — free of any specific allegiance to, or association with, a brand. She worked at a remove, through her aide Meredith Koop, and no designers contacted for this article said they knew when the clothes she bought would be worn (if they were for personal use she did buy them, though often at a discount; if they were for state occasions, they were donated by the designer and archived, either at the National Archives or a museum). They were not told in advance, and they found out at the same time everyone else did. It was a business relationship, not a personal one.

by Anonymousreply 220Last Sunday at 1:58 PM

Will it continue? To a certain extent both Samantha Cameron, the wife of the former British prime minister David Cameron, and the Duchess of Cambridge have taken a page from Mrs. Obama’s wardrobe book, swinging from high to low, working with a variety of London Fashion Week designers, and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has done so in Canada. But according to Professor Yermack, who looked into the market response to both the Duchess of Cambridge and Carla Bruni Sarkozy, when she was first lady of France, “they had nowhere near the same effect.”

It may be because the point of what Mrs. Obama wore was never simply that it was good to mix up your wardrobe among a group of designers, but rather that clothes were most resonant when they were an expression of commitment to an idea, or an ideal, that had resonance. And maybe it shouldn’t really matter if anyone else in her position adopts the same approach. Each administration writes its own catechism, after all. Whether we follow is up to us.

by Anonymousreply 221Last Sunday at 1:59 PM

R219 the deplorables don't want to know the truth. They want her to be an architect turned super model, they don't care that she's a low rent model/ high end hooker. A lot of non deplorables have bought into the poor beleaguered First Lady idea. So they don't push for the truth. Outing her as a hooker could come off as sexist. That's how they get away with the scam.

by Anonymousreply 222Last Sunday at 2:19 PM

[quote][R219] the deplorables don't want to know the truth. They want her to be an architect turned super model, they don't care that she's a low rent model/ high end hooker.

Because the primary motivation is to beat the Obamas at and in everything! Is the basis for this racism? For many, yes. But. for many others it's this sports mentality attitude of "It's us versus them"

I posted the LONG NYT's article because I thought it was important that people understand the motivation and thinking behind the Obama White House. Also, the NYT has a fire wall now and many people wouldn't be able to access the article.

But, take a moment to remember all of the criticisms that the Obamas received. The right-wing were waiting like jackals to pounce upon them--especially Michelle's clothing choices. Remember the outrage over her $600 jacket (in the link)? However, the gal in the White House now wears a Dolce & Gabbana jacket that is $51K and you barely heard a peep.

by Anonymousreply 223Last Sunday at 2:33 PM

I really miss the Obama White House. Not enough has been written or is known about how inclusive and open the Obamas purposely wanted the White House to be. They proactively and aggressively reached out to the average and ordinary citizen to come and experience the White House--"The people's house"

I miss reading about the State Dinner For Children; the LGBT(A-Z) reception and dinner; and many, many, other events that included an average schmoe like me.

And, Mrs. Obama's clothing choices and the designers she used only amplified that attitude. As the DESIGNERS in the article noted;

“it was the privilege of my career.”

by Anonymousreply 224Last Sunday at 2:45 PM

R212 Yes, is wig. I put wig on head. Watching back so much is hard to put wig on head straight all times.

by Anonymousreply 225Last Sunday at 2:57 PM

Melania always looks elegant

by Anonymousreply 226Last Sunday at 3:10 PM

Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

by Anonymousreply 227Last Sunday at 3:24 PM

Gorgeous R227!

by Anonymousreply 228Last Sunday at 3:34 PM
by Anonymousreply 229Last Sunday at 3:55 PM
by Anonymousreply 230Last Sunday at 3:57 PM
by Anonymousreply 231Last Sunday at 3:59 PM

Melania looks like she wears a Kim Zolciac wig.

by Anonymousreply 232Last Sunday at 4:36 PM

Pretty

by Anonymousreply 233Last Sunday at 5:15 PM

Not sure if Melanie wears a wig or not, either way it's gorgeous. Michelle's wigs on the other hand looked ratty and cheap.

by Anonymousreply 234Last Sunday at 5:34 PM

The thing about Michelle Obama is that she always looks to be enjoying herself, and what she is wearing seems (to me) to express that joy as well. As noted above by several posters, Michelle used her position as FLOTUS to give opportunities to many young designers. And she always exuded confidence, seeming not to give a rats' ass whether or not other people liked her fashion choices.

Melania, on the other hand, has a better figure than Michelle, but projects little confidence. And with good reason. Everything about her is dubious - her 'modeling' career, her citizenship, her marriage, and her husband's fraudulent presidency. One thing I find odd is that Melania often seems to favor low hemlines and bias cut skirts, which do not show off her figure so much as swath her in fabric. Her look is a throwback to the 50s, and I believe she is deliberately encouraged to dress this way to evoke nostalgia for what the deplorables consider the 'good old days.'

by Anonymousreply 235Last Sunday at 5:40 PM

[quote]Not sure if Melanie wears a wig or not, either way it's gorgeous. Michelle's wigs on the other hand looked ratty and cheap.

And, you're just looking for friends in order to keep this thread going. The fact is that the girl does nothing. Now, that's her right. She wouldn't be the FLOTUS that wasn't active. But, the problem is that it is a bad reflection upon Trump. Or, she is not bringing any value to Trump--and he needs it. STOP trying to make her into something that she is not.

This was a Nancy Reagan problem too. Therefore they created the "Just Say No" campaign for her. With this girl, they're still trying to find something that sticks and build some traction. It's definitely not her "Be Best" mess or her opioid campaign.

by Anonymousreply 236Last Sunday at 5:47 PM

Well Melania looks nice R236. Nicer than Michelle.

by Anonymousreply 237Last Sunday at 5:56 PM

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, R237. I'm personally much more attracted to those who are confident and substantive in their lives rather than a Stepford wife.

by Anonymousreply 238Last Sunday at 6:01 PM

Michelle had to be as above reproach as possible, just as her husband had to be as well.

The current White House denizens are polar opposites of the Obamas: déclassé scum. That is some white privilege in action.

by Anonymousreply 239Last Sunday at 6:30 PM

The Trumps are white trash through and through. Eastern Europeans are also trash and tend to be rightwing racists.

by Anonymousreply 240Last Sunday at 6:51 PM

[quote]Melania Trump: 'I'm the most bullied person on the world'

by Anonymousreply 241Last Sunday at 7:03 PM

Melania never/rarely smiles and waves in her gowns. She doesn't exude happiness or radiate any type of energy. She looks dead behind the eyes and that's why she can't excite anyone even though she may look good on the exterior.

One thing I love about the Obamas is how bright and genuine their smiles are. The best pictures of the Obamas are when they are smiling/laughing together.

by Anonymousreply 242Last Sunday at 8:03 PM

Well said, r242...

by Anonymousreply 243Last Monday at 8:46 AM
by Anonymousreply 244Last Monday at 9:35 AM

That’s a lovely photo. Makes me incredibly nostalgic....

by Anonymousreply 245Last Monday at 10:22 AM
by Anonymousreply 246Last Monday at 1:26 PM

Gorgeous R246

by Anonymousreply 247Last Monday at 5:30 PM

[quote]The best pictures of the Obamas are when they are smiling/laughing together.

Or, the genuine love that they have for each other.

by Anonymousreply 248Last Monday at 5:44 PM

Ho-hum....

by Anonymousreply 249Last Monday at 5:53 PM

Interesting. I would not consider them the same dress.

by Anonymousreply 250a day ago
by Anonymousreply 251a day ago

R246, great dress, because we have not seen enough of Melania’s vagina yet.

by Anonymousreply 252a day ago

Melania is comfortable in a thong and stilettos and nothing more.

by Anonymousreply 253a day ago

[quote]Melania is comfortable in a thong and stilettos and nothing more. —Our First Hooker Lady

Well...

by Anonymousreply 254a day ago

Melania does not have a good body for high fashion. Those 36DDD tits are not made for haute couture, which is one reason why everything she wears looks cheap.

by Anonymousreply 255a day ago

Yes, R255. With many of her outfits it's like; "Her lie my breasts".

by Anonymousreply 256a day ago

Michelle has had some tragic outfits too, such as in the OP's photo

by Anonymousreply 25719 hours ago

[quote]Michelle has had some tragic outfits too, such as in the OP's photo

Okay... You didn't like it. That dress sold out within 24 hours. It's all about the numbers and the bottom line.

Michelle Obama’s Tracy Reese Dress Sells Out in Less then 24 hours…

by Anonymousreply 25819 hours ago

Some people don’t seem to understand that it’s not all about looking “good” as FLOTUS, it’s also about dressing appropriately for official occasions.

Melania doesn’t know how to dress appropriately and some of her fashion statements have been offensive. She has never been a fashion model, but she seems to think that every event she attends is some sort of imaginary Vogue photo shoot.

And 110 mm heels will never be appropriate when you visit any place after a natural disaster.

by Anonymousreply 25918 hours ago

But, what gets me is how she, and the rest of the unwashed, are so upset because she is not receiving coverage and respect. Are they serious? This is the Palin effect all over again. It doesn't matter if she is smart or not. It doesn't matter if she has any good ideas or not. BUT, is she pretty?

I mean, c'mon.... She's a "trophy" wife. Accept it and move on.

by Anonymousreply 26018 hours ago

R14.. Most of the time, when she modeled... she had her clothes off.

by Anonymousreply 26118 hours ago

"Don't think that you're all that, you bitch. You're nothing but a contract player."

by Anonymousreply 26218 hours ago

R260, that picture is so heavily retouched that it resembles an oil painting.

by Anonymousreply 26318 hours ago

"I can destroy you and him"

by Anonymousreply 26418 hours ago

I don't find her pretty. Yes.. she has a look.. tall, shapely.. the long hair, made up.. the formula for trophy wives. She has a hard face, though... not that attractive to me.

by Anonymousreply 26518 hours ago

“Former successful fashion model.”

by Anonymousreply 26618 hours ago

Before the plastic surgeries.

by Anonymousreply 26718 hours ago

Easy to sell out when they made three of them R258

by Anonymousreply 26817 hours ago

The tawdry and sad story of Melania is that in fact she tried to be a model for years, particularly in Paris, and she failed. She may consider herself a model out of delusion, shame and pride. I know people in fashion in fashion who report she was around and trying trying trying any not getting bookings or agency rep. She switched to NY and also failed. She didn't give up after she met Trump. But he couldn't make it happen for her, nor could he make it happened for Ivanka. Also, she and he both have horrible taste. She settled for the faux billionaire (he personally was always rich enough, though bankrupted many versions of his companies) and did what HE wanted - the sleazy mens magazine. I dont think she EVER expected to be under the microscope like this when she made her compromises with the Orange turd.

by Anonymousreply 26916 hours ago

R267 she looks worse than he does in that picture.

by Anonymousreply 27015 hours ago
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