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Michelle Obama Goes Vintage for the Holidays



    The first family, from left, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and the first lady's mother Marian Robinson pose children dressed like elves at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. The first family was attending the taping of the 2010 Christmas in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    The First Lady has arguably made the careers of quite a few fashion notables, and now she's making a local vintage boutique's day by wearing a vintage frock she purchased on the Christmas in Washington special, set to be televised tonight.

    The dress -- a '50s silhouette in on-trend black lace, wouldn't you know -- was purchased at New York Vintage in Chelsea, and apparently it won't be the last dress from the store she wears. The last time we got this excited about a local store making good on a national stage was when Julia Roberts wore a vintage dress she bought at Frock NYC to the Golden Globes. [The Feast NY]