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Obama continues to make headlines for fashion

on Tuesday,November 09,2010 20:11

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The fashion of First Ladies has always been under the spotlight, and Michelle Obama has already made a number of notable appearances in outfits from designers around the world. The design behind her fashion is worth noting, according to experts. Prints and patterns have helped her fit in to foreign cultures since becoming the First Lady in 2008, the New York Times reports.

At a dinner in New Delhi, for instance, Obama sported an outfit created by Rachel Roy, an Indian-American designer. Her evening ensemble included beading and fabrics native to the country. At the state dinner in Indonesia, Obama wore a diamond-patterned brown dress, accented with a necklace made of semi-precious stones. Designer Derek Lam created the piece, which touched upon the country's native fashion.

Obama has gained a following for her fashion since becoming the First Lady. Historians say that it all started with Martha Washington, according to the Los Angeles Times, but Obama is continuing to make strides.

As of 2008, approximately 22,700 Americans held jobs as fashion designers, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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