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In her first weeks in the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama has remained true to her fashion philosophy of embracing a diverse crop of American designers.

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IN DESIGNERS EARS: Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Marc Ecko and Alice Temperley don’t just create runway looks — they also create music playlists, which fans can bid on through Tonic’s iPod Auction Series to benefit Music Rising (tonic.com/musicrising), with all proceeds going to rescue the musical culture of the Central Gulf. Those four designers are currently being featured on the e-commerce site that focuses on “effortless activism and social good,” which between now and August will add new celebrities each week — totaling more than 70, including Bill Clinton, Madonna, Scarlett Johansson and Gisele Bündchen. Each celebrity was given a new iPod that they autographed and Tonic preloaded with a playlist of 10 to 20 of their favorite songs. Jacobs chose Amy Winehouse, Britney Spears and Jay-Z, while Karan opted for Barbra Streisand, Annie Lennox and Melissa Etheridge.

 

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