Simon Doonan Laments MObama’s Junya Watanabe Cardigan

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Michelle in Junya Watanabe with Sarah Brown. Photo: Getty Images

Simon Doonan: "Michelle Obama, instead of wearing grown-up sensible clothing by Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan — and thereby supporting the seasoned juggernauts and biggest employers of the American clothing business — has gone all niche and fashion insider. Last week in London she even went Japanese avant-garde with a Junya Watanabe cardi. What’s next? Lady Gaga zippers on the eyes?" [NYO]