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Kerry Washington dons FLOTUS dress on SNL

Kerry Washington playing Michelle Obama, along with SNL

(Credit: Dana Edelson/NBC)

Art imitated life on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” last week when guest host Kerry Washington, who opened the show impersonating Michelle Obama, wore a Tracy Reese dress that FLOTUS actually owns -- and wore in September. Yep, Obama donned the flared, black $498 frock embellished with giant red poppies and a bit of beading to the “Let Freedom Ring” ceremony for the 50th anniversary celebration...

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Michelle Obama is a Vogue cover girl second time around

Michelle Obama on the April 2013 cover of

(Credit: AP)

Second term, second Vogue cover. So it goes for Michelle Obama, who looks startlingly chic on the cover of the April issue of Vogue magazine, arguably America’s fashion bible.

FLOTUS dons a structured, smart sheath designed by her most recent go-to designer, Reed Krakoff (she wore him in her second official portrait), and reportedly yanked straight from her own closet. (Ever wonder how big...

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