Fashion Week a la Michelle

Taking a cue from the Obamas, New York Fashion week has turned the volume down on excess this year with guest lists halved, champagne corked and more than a few major designers skipping the trip altogether. But even if our First Muse has other pressing (presidential?) things to do this week, Michelle Obama's presence is being felt in NYC.

By: Saaret E. Yoseph
Posted: Feb. 18 2009 3:00 PM
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