Opinion: Michelle Obama is Vanity Fair’s “Best Dressed”
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Sorry Sarah Jessica Parker. Move over Angelina Jolie.
The winner of Vanity Fair’s 2008 International Best Dressed List isn’t a Hollywood hottie, it’s possible future First Lady Michelle Obama.
It’s not the first time Obama has been lauded for her fashion sense, but writer Amy Fine Collins says that her spot on the top of a list usually dominated by Hollywood celebrities is unprecedented.
‘It’s an election year so it’s very interesting that a lot of political figures have surfaced on this list,’ she said. ‘Politics are on people’s minds as much as fashion.’
Also on the list: Fellow political wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, James Bond actor Daniel Craig and British soccer star David Beckham.
Elizabeth Snead has a full analysis of the winners -- and the losers -- over at our Dish Rag blog.
-- Kate Linthicum