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This is the dress your grandmother wore to meet the King of England

And, of course, in this case, there are two little girls to ooh and ahh over as well. Fashion has a way of coming around again and again (can you say skinny jeans?). The endless newsreels playing for the last few weeks have been looking back at past first ladies and the styles and colors of their inaugural ensembles. (Who can forget the amount of commentary about her daring black and red ensemble on the night of the election?) I, for one, love the acknowledgement that the media is giving to fashion today. I have visions of Michelle Obama s daughters, one day in the far future, unwrapping beautiful dresses from some treasured garment bag wrapped carefully in tissue paper, and saying to their own daughters, This is the dress your grandmother wore to meet the King of England, and this is what she wore when she met the President of France.


You will be more than the hero when you have that gorgeous plus size little black dress for someone s special New Year s Eve or a beautiful plus size blouse to accent a great suit for that big interview. We are center stage all day today and we know it! But truthfully, we know something that everyone else might NOT know. Be sure to save those special pieces to hand down to your daughters and nieces. Even plus size women like Oprah Winfrey have shared that finding the right dress in her size has driven her to tears on the MOST special occasions, like the Emmy s. It felt like every news channel you turned to did a critique of her outfit how it seemed to match the color of the church that it was a happy color and embraced Mrs. For those of us in the clothing industry from fabric designers, to boutique owners, to seamstresses and tailors and factory workers well, this is a really great day for us.) It s every single day that you go to work. (And it s the dinner where you meet his parents. We are center stage EVERY day and it s not just for the big occasions. And what doesn t come around becomes great stuff for school plays and Halloween costumes (poodle skirts and white leisure suits, anybody?). What a day to be a dress maker! By now, if you were up early, you saw Michelle Obama leave her (very) temporary residence in a golden yellow brocade dress with a matching long jacket and long silk scarf smiling and waving to news crews as she entered St.


For plus size women, there s also the tremendous honor of having some great fashion in the right size when the young women in your life are struggling both financially and with their identities.) Rather, it s the smaller occasions where WE know that we literally make or break people. We aren t all The First Lady but we ARE all part of a very intimate history to be treasured as part of our own legacy. It s the first date with the best looking guy in the office. Stacy Montgomery, Sales VP with Sealed with a Kiss Designs, a leader in trendy, affordable plus size fashions, has built her career around her passion, embracing her own unique beauty, and her plus-size figure. So the next time you have a great dress that you adore, take a picture of yourself in it at the occasion and then, when you save that dress and wrap it carefully in tissue, throw the picture in the box too. Check out what they have to offer at http: swakdesigns  We are literally the thread that ties us all together, from generation to generation. That it was classic, and yet still her own. Our clothing is far more than what it seems; it s part of our life story.There is a tremendous buzz around our nation, and perhaps around the world, Din976 asking the question, what Michelle Obama will wear to the inauguration? It s an amazing piece of a historic event the role that FASHION will play and rightfully so. Obama s joie de vivre when it comes to fashion. John s Church in Washington DC with her husband the 44th president of our country. What we do matters. (Okay, we don t all have an inaugural ball to go to, but we all have those once in a lifetime events like weddings and proms where we have that perfect dress that gets a million photographs. It really matters. Clothing isn t just something to buy, wear, and toss away. As plus size women, we KNOW how important it is to dress to impress and dress for success! Having those special wardrobe pieces to pass down is pretty wonderful