Michelle's dress during the Obama rally in Chicago 11/4

What the <bleep> was that thing she was wearing? It looked like she had a red apron over a black dress or something. Usually she’s dressed so tastefully, but…

I don’t want this to be a pit thread, I’m really curious about what designer created that…um…item.

Thread in progress.

There is a Pit thread but you’ll find it to be about as mild as any ever seen here and certainly does have its amusing comments.

Robin Givhan explained it in today’s paper, along with everything else the family was wearing: