At GQ's menswear bash last night, designer Tommy Hilfiger said that while his company had not formally approached the Obamas about wearing his designs, "I know Barack wears some of my ties, I've seen them." David Lauren, clad in Rugby and wearing a foot cast after a run-in with a cracked Soho sidewalk, added that the Obamas "have great style ... and if they choose to wear us, we'd love it." But even if Sasha and Malia Obama eschew outsized Polo ponies this season, rest assured that the Ralph Lauren brand has already made its mark on the White House. "I believe that [the Obama girls'] rooms have been painted with Ralph Lauren paints," said Lauren. Kelly Cutrone, who reps jewelry designer Loree Rodkin, as worn by Michelle Obama, adds that Michelle is totally refreshing, no matter what she wears. "She's the first lady in the White House in 50 years who actually looks like she's getting fucked."
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