Holy Toledo!

12:07 PM

Michelle Obama wore Isabel Toledo today! The dress and coat are a beautiful "maize" colored, jeweled brocade. It's wonderful to see that she is loyal to all of her favorite designers.

"Obama's choice of a warm golden-yellow coat and dress ensemble that appeared to be brocade with a bejeweled collar is significant on at least two counts. First, the color. Since the Elizabethan Era, shades of yellow have symbolized renewal and hope, a platform on which Obama based his campaign. Also, President-elect Obama has been vocal about his desire to improve relations with Cuba, and some wonder if Michelle Obama's choice of Narciso Rodriguez for the "We Are One," concert -- another Cuban-born designer, and now Toledo, also of Cuban descent -- has meaning." - Newsday

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