Michelle is seen by many as the second coming of Jackie O, who was to straight women what (without too much irony) Marilyn Monroe was to gay men. Thus, she is expected to take up the torch of fashion and set the White House ablaze in taste once more. Of course, she'll likely have an agenda and staff, and, thus, do a lot more for America than Jackie O did as First Mom. But that hasn't stopped designers from taking a conceptual whack at her possible inaugural ensemble.
Some are amazing. Others explain why I see what I see on the racks of some purportedly reputable retailers.
[In other news: I was surprised to find out that I have an established "fashion" tag on this blog. Who knew?]