Skip to comments.“Now, I’m free to do whatever”: Michelle Obama explains her $3,900 Balenciaga boots (hurl alert)
Posted on 12/26/2018 12:32:13 PM PST by simpson96
In one appearance, Michelle Obama did for Balenciaga boots what it took a hit TV show for Sarah Jessica Parker to do for Manolo Blahniks. During the most recent stop on the book tour for her bestselling memoir Becoming, the former first lady dropped by Brooklyns Barclays Center Wednesday night for a discussion with Parker.
While the Sex and the City star was clad in a holiday-appropriate sequin dress, Obamas sparkly $3,900 Balenciaga boots got all the attention. In fact, by Thursday afternoon, the boots were trending on Twitter and were nearly sold out on the Balenciaga website.
As a two-term first lady, Michelle Obama was without a doubt a style influencer. The clothes she wore routinely sold out, whether they cost thousands of dollars or fewer than a hundred.
Her successor, Melania Trump, a former model, has repeatedly made headlines for fashion gaffes such as wearing stilettos on her way to hurricane-ravaged Texas, an I dont really care. Do U? jacket on a trip to see detained migrant children, or a colonizer-style ensemble to a trip to Kenya. But Michelle Obama stood out by embracing young designers and championing retailers that middle-class families could afford to wear, like J. Crew, the Gap, and Target. Obama, after all, served as first-lady as the nation rebounded from an economic recession.
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My son is regularly making pedal boards for his guitar sets
(small, medium and large ;-) and that paint looked great!
He says maybe $50 for four ounces. Cool but expensive.
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Probably the same people who pay designer prices for Nike gym shoes, or sneakers, or whatever the high priced gym shoes are called. And Starter jackets. Can't wait for the first police report on the local big-city news about some ghetto girl being shot because of her $4,000 boots.
And how many yellow vests for France could have been made from the material used to make that dress?
They could have a free-throw contest.
[ And how many yellow vests for France could have been made from the material used to make that dress? ]
Forget that! How many “Dangerous Curve Ahead” reflective road signs could have been made from those streetwalker hip-waders?
In that standing pic, Moochelle truly looks like a monster compared to the horse-faced chick. She’s at least double her size and weight with a waist at least treble that of the hostess.
Not judging, mind you, just observing.
I am surprised that they make them in mens sizes.
“Pretty sure that for that price, theyll make them in whatever hoof size you want”
How many hungry children would $3,900.00 feed?
Michelle Obama looked like a drag queen.
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