Political Style: Malia and Sasha Obama Under the Lens

[Photo via Times Online UK]

Now that everyone's done with discussing Michelle Obama's Election Day dress choice (who knew Narciso could be so divisive?), blogs have moved on to obsessing over what the President Elect's young daughters were wearing on the big day. The Wall Street Journal's fashion blog, Heard on the Runway, has nailed down who designed Sasha and Malia's frocks. Sasha was wearing a $72 black babydoll dress by Gerson & Gerson and Malia was wearing a $110 red bubble-hemmed silk taffeta dress made by high-end kid's brand Biscotti Inc. The companies that make the dresses are already trying to make the most of the publicity. Gerson & Gerson president Barbara Zein: "'We’re bringing back the style immediately in a different fabrication'...To cement the link to the new First Family, she’s given the style a name: Sasha." In other pertinent political news, the debate on which dog the Obamas should adopt before their move into the White House rages on.
· Cashing in on The Sasha Obama Connection [Heard on the Runway]
· First Daughter Malia Obama — Fashion Trendsetter in the Making? [Heard on the Runway]
· Thursday AM Clickage: Michelle Obama Style Edition [Racked]
· Presidential Pup Survey [American Kennel Club]For more stories from Racked, go to racked.com.

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