Michelle Obama’s Secret to Paying for Stylish Wardrobe Revealed

Good, I feel so much better about my Target/Old Navy/Forever 21/H&M wardrobe!

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Ever wonder how Michelle Obama is able to make an affordable fashion statement with her stylish wardrobe?

First, let’s cut to the chase. For all the haters: the taxpayers are NOT footing the bill.

Other than that, the answer is as classified as a covert military operation overseas. Although first ladies are expected to dress well, the Associated Press reports they don’t receive a clothing allowance or a salary to help pay for their clothing.

In its quest to find out who pays for Mrs. Obama’s wardrobe, the news organization referenced the adjusted income for the Obamas last year, which amounted to $481,000. Assets totaled $1.8 million to $7 million. In addition the AP mentions that Mrs. Obama (or rather her personal aide) looks for clothing discounts.

A complete breakdown of the situation comes courtesy of Joanna Rosholm, press secretary to the first lady, who admitted, “Mrs. Obama pays for…

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Keeping Up With Kendall: See The Model’s First-Ever Spread For Vogue Paris (PHOTOS)

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This year alone, she’s ripped the runways of three high-fashion runways, was a first-time attendee at the Met Gala and Cannes Film Festival, and graced the glossy pages of a few fashion magazines. Can you keep up?

At 18 years old, Kendall Jenner has quite an impressive portfolio, and it’s only getting bigger with her latest gig, a feature in the June issue of Vogue Paris. We first learned of her shoot earlier this month, and now we’re finally getting a glance at the feature lensed by Patrick Demarchelier.

In one shot, shared by momager Kris Jenner, she stands in between two other models, their hair side-parted and slicked back and arms crossed as they all serve fierce face and stare beyond the camera.

In another, Kendall and fellow model go militant, wearing uniforms of matching pleated skirts, gloves and caps.

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And up next for Kendall, global domination.


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