Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

OB Crush: Meet Tokini Peterside, The Founder Of Art X Lagos

This week’s crush is none other than Tokini Peterside, the founder and director of` West Africa’s first international contemporary art fair, which she founded to widen Nigeria’s connection to the contemporary art scene in Africa and internationally, to contribute to the increased visibility of contemporary artists from Africa, and to position Lagos as an emergent…

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Yara Shahidi Covers Porter Magazine’s Latest Issue, Named Incredible Girl Of The Year

Teen actress, Yara Shahidi is the new cover star of Porter Magazine‘s Summer issue making her the youngest cover personality to grace the publication. The “Black-ish” and “Grown-ish” star who has the backing of Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey was also named “Incredible Girl Of The Year” by the magazine. For the shoot, Yara donned a variety of looks…

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Balenciaga Mama! Michelle Obama Slays Thigh-High Glitter Boots On Book Tour

During her tenure as First Lady, Michelle Obama took plenty of fashion risks but very recently her wardrobe displays a new degree of freedom and we are here for it. The beautiful mother of two who has been rocking unexpected pieces on the tour for Obama’s memoir, Becoming switched things up onstage at the Brooklyn…

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Michelle Obama Reveals Cover For Upcoming Memoir ‘Becoming’

Former first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday revealed the cover of her memoir titled Becoming, set to be released in November. She shared the photo of her memoir on her Instagram page with the caption: I’m thrilled to share with all of you the cover for BECOMING. The process of writing this book has been so personally meaningful and illuminating for…

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Michelle Obama Gives Emotional Shoutout To Her Husband Barack Obama

Former United States First Lady Michelle Obama is sharing photos and memories from her book “Becoming” on her Instagram. She shared one of herself and her husband on Wednesday, a photo from a special day: their wedding day. Her husband Barack Obama had woken with a head cold on the day, she shared, but somehow it disappeared on the…

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Barack & Michelle Obama Sign Deal To Produce Films & Series For Netflix

Netflix on Monday announced that it has signed a deal with Barack and Michelle Obama to produce TV shows and films for the streaming service. It had previously been reported that the deal was in the works, although it was never confirmed until now. Netflix, in their statement, wrote: President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement…

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The Obamas Are Reportedly Going To Provide Shows For Netflix

Barack and Michelle Obama are currently in “advanced negotiations” with Netflix to produce a number of high-profile shows on the global streaming service, the New York Times is reporting—some of which they’d be in. Barack, according to people familiar with the Netflix discussions, does not plan on using his Netflix shows to respond to President Trump or…

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Michelle Obama Has Announced Her Memoir’s Release Date On Instagram

Former first lady Michelle Obama has revealed the release date for her highly-anticipated memoir. The book, Becoming, will be released on November 13, 2018. “Writing BECOMING has been a deeply personal experience,” Obama wrote in an Instagram post announcing the news. “It has allowed me, for the very first time, the space to honestly reflect on…

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The Real Story Behind Michelle Obama’s Milly Portrait Gown

The spring 2017 dress that inspired Milly’s recent design for Michelle Obama Throughout her eight years in the White House, designers like Derek Lam, Zac Posen, and Prabal Garung have enjoyed the distinct sartorial honor of dressing Michelle Obama. But Monday Milly co-Founder and creative director Michelle Smith had perhaps the most historic honor yet: Designing the gown…

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The Obamas’ Official Portraits Have Been Unveiled By Kehinde Wiley & Amy Sherald

The National Portrait Gallery unveiled their latest additions: official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Kehinde Wiley, whose gripping work inserts black figures in modern streetwear or haute couture into classical contexts, was selected to paint President Obama. Amy Sherald, a Baltimore-based artist who paints black figures in shades of gray…

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