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Political Style: Malia and Sasha Obama Under the Lens



    Political Style: Malia and Sasha Obama Under the Lens
    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and his family arrive on stage for his election night victory rally at Grant Park on November 4, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. Americans emphatically elected Obama as their first black president in a transformational election which will reshape US politics and the US role on the world stage. AFP PHOTO / Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Now that everyone's done with discussingMichelle 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]

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