She Feels Your Pain… Michelle Obama’s Inaugural Wear Cost More Than Half of Median US Income

When is too much, too much?…
Michelle Obama’s Thom Browne Inaugural dress came in at an estimated $10,000.

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk and wave after emerging from the presidential limousine during the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, January 21, 2013. (Photo : Reuters)

Michelle Obama’s dress for the Inaugural Ball by Jason Wu cost an estimated $5,000.

First lady Michelle Obama takes the stage at the Commander in Chief’s Ball in Washington, January 21, 2013. Michelle Obama’s dress was designed by Jason Wu. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking)

The First Lady’s Inaugural wear yesterday cost much more than $15,000.


Meanwhile, in the real world, incomes are dropping.
In 2011 the annual median income was $26,364 in America.

That means Michelle Obama’s clothes for Inauguration day cost more than half as much as the median US income.
She feels your pain.

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