Have you had your fill of Michelle Obama style news, complete with that Sonia Rykiel belt? If so, too bad: The Washington Post is so committed to creating a beat on the First Lady's style, they've relocated Robin Givhan (the Post's famed fashion reporter who - fun fact - was the first fashion writer to win a Pulitzer for criticism) to DC so she can cover Michelle's every choice of sleeve. And since Robin will have the kind of access other Mrs. O followers only dream about? Consider the Post the new People of the First Family.
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Robin Givhan Makes a Timely (and Temporary?) Return to the Washington Post
Perhaps last year's biggest shocker within the fashion media circle was Newsweek's sudden layoff of Robin Givhan. The Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion journalist, best known in recent years for her analysis of the wardrobes of political figures (especially of the FLOTUS), joined Newsweek from the Washington Post in 2010. So, has she made a return to the DC paper? Sort of!
Simon Doonan Thinks Discussing Michelle Obama's Wardrobe Is 'Unfair and Borderline Insulting'
Simon Doonan is never one to fear going against the grain. He was certainly going against the grain when, a few months ago, he said he didn't think Michelle Obama's style was "chic." Cue the audible gasps! But, Michelle seems to have won him over, after all. In a recent interview with New Republic about his forthcoming book Asylum, Doonan explained his previous comment: