Barack Obama

President Barack Obama

Government and Trade

Barack Obama Arrives in Milan to Hold a Speech at Food Summit

The former President of the United States will also receive the keys of the city from Milan’s mayor Giuseppe Sala.

clock May 8, 2017Sandra Salibian

Barack Obama

Government and Trade

Barack Obama to Attend Food Summit in Milan

The former President of the United States will hold a key note speech at the Seeds&Chips summit on May 9.

clock April 4, 2017Alessandra Turra

Laura Dowling

People

A Flowering at the White House

Laura Dowling has written a book about serving as floral designer in the Obama White House.

clock March 28, 2017Lorna Koski

Donald Trump

Government and Trade

Trump Eyes Defense Spending Boost Through Cuts to Other Agencies

By cutting $54 billion from the collective budgets of government agencies dealing with trade, the economy and nonviolent crime, President Trump plans to increase defense spending to one of the highest levels in history.

clock March 16, 2017Kali Hays

President Trump

Government and Trade

NRF Backs Republican Proposal to Replace Obamacare

The National Retail Federation supports the new proposal because it will end an employer mandate on offering health insurance to full-time workers and is missing a previously proffered exclusion tax.

clock March 7, 2017Kali Hays

The scene outside the Trump Towers.

Lifestyle

Bill de Blasio, Alec Baldwin, Robert DeNiro Lead Protest at Trump Hotel

The crowded demonstration, “We Stand United,” was well underway at 6p.m. on Thursday evening.

clock January 19, 2017Kristi Garced

Michelle Obama in Narciso Rodriguez for her last official event as First Lady.

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Wears Narciso Rodriguez for Final Speech as FLOTUS

She’s worn his designs for several important occasions over the last eight years.

clock January 6, 2017Jessica Iredale

President Obama in Austin, Tex.

Government and Trade

Obama’s Legacy: The Economy, the Environment and More

With President Obama term ending, it could be his achievements in the economic realm that will be most remembered in the long term.

clock December 29, 2016Arthur Friedman

Vice President-elect Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President-elect Donald Trump and Melania Trump in the Capitol.

Fashion Scoops

Donald and Melania Trump Keep Things Conservative Meeting the Obamas at the White House

For their first official trip to the White House, Donald Trump and his wife Melania kept their style on the conservative side.

clock November 10, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

WWD Covers the Presidential Elections

Media

From FDR to Trump: A Look Back at WWD’s Coverage of the Presidential Elections Going Back 100 Years

What does fashion have to do with politics? A lot —and WWD has the 100-plus year history to prove it. Here, a look back at some of our most pointed front page stories gauging the industry reaction to the newly elected Commenders in Chief.

clock November 9, 2016Sophia Chabbott

Parker Sawyers and Tika Sumpter

Parties

The Obamas’ First Date Film ‘Southside With You’ Premieres in New York

Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers and Richard Tanne premiered “Southside With You,” about Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, in New York.

clock August 25, 2016Leigh Nordstrom

Margot Robbie

Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion Report Card: Summertime Fine

Margot keeps her look lively while promoting “Suicide Squad” as Flo Rida swims with the sharks, unfortunately.

clock August 3, 2016Alex Badia and Leigh Nordstrom and Kristen Tauer

Retail

State Bags and Roc Nation Team for Kids’ Sake

State Bags is teaming up with Roc Nation to deliver backpacks and school supplies to kids in underfunded communities.

clock August 2, 2016Sharon Edelson

President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching wave from the Truman Balcony of the White House.

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Wears Naeem Khan for National Gallery of Art Visit With Prime Minister Lee’s Wife

First Lady Michelle Obama wore a sunflower-colored dress from Naeem Khan for a tour of the National Gallery of Art with the Singapore Prime Minister’s wife.

clock August 2, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Claus Meyer at Great Northern Food Hall In Grand Central's Vander

People

Noma Cofounder Claus Meyer Brings Nordic Cuisine and Culinary School to New York

Now that the Nordic restaurant Agern and the Great Northern Food Hall are welcoming diners, Claus Meyer is training students in Brownsville to the run a café that will open this fall.

clock July 27, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

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JANUARY 20th 2021: Poet Amanda Gorman shines during her reading of her poem "The Hill We Climb" at the Inauguration Day Ceremony at The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 2021. At 22 years of age, she becomes the youngest person to deliver a poem at a U.S. presidential inauguration as Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of The United States of America. - File Photo by: zz/John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2019 4/10/19 Amanda Gorman at the 10th Anniversary Women In The World Summit held on April 10, 2019 at Lincoln Center in New York City. (NYC)

Fashion

Amanda Gorman Represents a New Kind of Style Icon for Fashion

clock January 22, 2021Tara Donaldson

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