DALLAS, Dec 3, 2009 / FW/ — President Barack Obama‘s strategy for the war in Afghanistan might be drawing different opinions but fashionistas agree that he appears cool and confident in his first official visit to China in a Weatherproof jacket, to the point that he actually looked more stylish than his predecessors.
“Obama is in his comfort zone wearing our $99 jacket; you couldn’t ask for a better ad campaign!” says Freddie Stollmack, president of Weatherproof.
Previous US Presidents including Nixon, Reagan and Bush were all dressed in business attire with an overcoat. Nixon even sported a fur collar on his overcoat. (see inset photos)
Back home, in New York to be exact, Krysten Ritter, best known for her roles at “What Happens in Vegas” and “Confessions of a Shopaholic” was spotted carrying an ATELIER Swarovski by Matthew Williamson clutch from the Spring/Summer 2010 Collection at the 19th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards last Nov 30th.
Still in New York, actress and singer, Jane Krakowski, wears Luca Luca’s gray/purple silk and wool coat w/ exposed dart detailing to stay warm and fashionable while hosting the 2009 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting celebration Wednesday, December 2nd.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is typically lit on the Wednesday after Thanksgiving, and as it turned out, that was yesterday.
In Music Land, Nelly Furtado donned an Emilio Pucci by Peter Dundas dress from the Spring 2010 collection on Timbaland’s “Morning After Dark” music video. It can be seen when the timer hits 2:03 minutes.
Dancing with the Stars’ Karina Smirnoff really love her Anomane jeans. She wore the label’s “Paris” skinny jeans to Oxygen TV & Ubisoft’s Launch Of “Your Shape” Featuring Jenny McCarthy at Hyde Lounge, West Hollywood, CA.
In TV Land, famed designer Isaac Mizrahi is launching ISAACMIZRAHILIVE!, with QVC, one of the world’s leading multimedia retailers.
Dubbed as groundbreaking lifestyle collection, the ISAACMIZRAHILIVE! Collection was expressly created to inspire the lives and homes of QVC’s customers.
It will span a wide array of product categories, including apparel, jewelry, accessories, handbags, shoes, home decor and food. The collection ranges in price from approximately $20 to $300, with something for every lifestyle.
Commenting in his new venture, Isaac Mizrahi said, “I am so excited to unveil my lifestyle collection for QVC. It’s been a wonderful challenge and I’m already having so much fun with it. I can’t wait to connect with QVC’s customers, sharing with them my designs and inspirations.”