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The Lady and the Vamp: Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga

Fashion’s newest icons captivated the industry, though their natural habitats — the East Wing, a klieg-lit piano seat — are on different planets.

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WWD Year In Fashion issue 12/14/2009

As bleak economic news devastated the industry, two women emerged to captivate it like no one else in years. Though their styles are as different as their natural habitats (the East Wing, a klieg-lit piano seat), each derives from a personality-driven mystique that offered diversion from grimmer news — while supporting fashion’s core belief in the illuminating power of style.

 

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