Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama in Givenchy at the 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner.

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Joins the Podcast Fray

“It’s been a tough year, and I hope this podcast can help us explore what we’re going through and spark new conversations with our loved ones.”

clock July 16, 2020Layla Ilchi

Jason Wu wearing the “Distance Yourself From Hate” mask.

Business Features

GMHC Launches ‘Distance Yourself From Hate’ Campaign to Fight Discrimination

The organization is also selling masks with the slogan to support the underserved in New York City.

clock June 11, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Obamas Headline YouTube Virtual Graduation 2020

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7 Highlights From the Obamas’ Virtual Commencement Speech

The former President and First Lady offered words of hope and reflection after the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.

clock June 8, 2020Layla Ilchi

Nadia Hallgren

People

Director Nadia Hallgren on the ‘Becoming’ Journey

The filmmaker documented Michelle Obama during her book tour in a new documentary for Netflix, produced by Higher Ground Productions.

clock May 8, 2020Kristen Tauer

Becoming

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Netflix ‘Becoming’ Documentary Spotlights Her Fashion, Too

“Fashion for a woman predominates how people view you. That’s not fair, that’s not right but it’s true.”

clock May 6, 2020Booth Moore

Obamas Headline YouTube Virtual Graduation 2020

Fashion Scoops

Barack and Michelle Obama Headline YouTube Virtual Graduation for Class of 2020

Students from around the world will be featured.

clock May 5, 2020Layla Ilchi

Former first lady Michelle Obama walks on stage during a stop on her book tour for "Becoming," in WashingtonMichelle Obama Book Tour, Washington, USA - 25 Nov 2018

Fashion Scoops

Netflix to Release Michelle Obama Documentary

The documentary follows the former First Lady on the book tour for her 2018 memoir, “Becoming.”

clock April 27, 2020Layla Ilchi

Photos of the American Portrait Gala 2019

Fashion Scoops

Michelle Obama Wears Custom Schiaparelli Couture Dress at American Portrait Gala

The former First Lady presented the Portrait of a Nation prize to Lin-Manuel Miranda.

clock November 18, 2019Layla Ilchi

Photos of the American Portrait Gala 2019

Fashion Scoops

American Portrait Gala 2019: See the Photos

Photos from the American Portrait Gala 2019.

clock November 18, 2019Layla Ilchi

Mindy Kaling

Fashion Features

Mindy Kaling on Upcoming Netflix Show, the Royal Family and DSW’s Holiday Pop-up

As ambassador for DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, the actress and writer exclusively announces the footwear retailer’s first “DSWGives Do Good” initiative.

clock November 7, 2019Ryma Chikhoune

Jaime King

Parties

Prabal Gurung Hosts L.A. Dinner Party to Mark Decade in Fashion

Alongside the likes of Olivia Munn, Laverne Cox and Joan Smalls, the designer also celebrated the release of his self-titled book, out Nov. 12.

clock October 30, 2019Ryma Chikhoune

Isabel Toledo, 2006.

Fashion Scoops

Remembering Fashion Designer Isabel Toledo

clock August 26, 2019WWD Staff

Isabel Toledo, 2006.

Designer and Luxury

Isabel Toledo, Who Designed for Michelle Obama, Dies at 59

She died of breast cancer Sunday.

clock August 26, 2019Lisa Lockwood

A look from Karen Walker's new bridal collection.

Fashion Scoops

For That Special Day: Karen Walker Creates Bridal Collection

The New Zealand-based designer started her signature company 31 years ago with $100 and built it in a kitchen.

clock August 15, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Anna Wintour72nd Annual Tony Awards, Arrivals, New York, USA - 10 Jun 2018

Media

Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour, James Corden, Clive Davis Expected at National Portrait Gallery Celebration

New York-based designer Prabal Gurung will be the honorary fashion designer, a brand new element, at this year’s extravaganza.

clock August 14, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

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