mrs. o; michelle obama in alexander mcqueen


The fashion blogosphere is abuzz over First Lady Michelle Obama’s stunning red silk Alexander McQueen gown worn to welcome China’s President Hu Jintao to the White House last night. She’s an absolute vision and it’s great to see a fashion-embracing choice in Washington.

[poll id=”84″]


alexander mcqueen resort 2011


The gown appears to be an altered version of the above dress (left), which is from Alexander McQueen’s Resort 2011 collection, a collection which is full of stunning delights.


alexander mcqueen resort 2011


These would also make amazing choices for an elegant state dinner. Or ball. Or for vacuuming in one’s tiara, no?


alexander mcqueen resort 2011


Shorter, more “daytime” versions are a nice alternative as well…



As are some lighter pieces. What do you think of the collection and of Michelle Obama’s choice? What’s your favorite look from the collection?


[Top photo via TresSugar; All others courtesy of Alexander McQueen via]

related posts

Striped Delights On Sale

OMG, this striped caftan and cabana bag are on sale and so are AYR striped shirts! Adds to cart immediately...

read more

Home Decor I’m Eyeing

A round up of pretty, stylish, playful home decor finds that I'm eyeing for Fall 2022. Plus, a You're Doing Great Bitch art print I'm loving!

read more

Breezy Summer Dresses

Wondering what to wear when it's super hot? Breezy summer dresses like this one by Print Fresh x Pencil + Paper Co!

read more

want more?