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Added: June 17, 2009
On Sunday, the
American first lady and daughters Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7, went
shopping at Bonpoint, a children's clothing store favored by wealthy
Parisians and international jet-setters like Sofia Coppola.
store in the tony Saint Germain des Pres neighborhood was closed for
inventory on Monday and store officials were not available to discuss
what, if anything, they bought. The brand, known for its airy stores
carrying cashmere baby sweaters
and smocked pastel frocks, was a far cry from CrewCuts, J. Crew's
children's line, which the Obama girls wore to the inauguration.
Mrs. Obama and
the girls met up with the president in Paris, on the last leg of his
six-day tour of four Middle Eastern and European countries. Obama
left Paris for Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning, leaving his wife
and children to enjoy the French capital on their own.
Apart from the
D-Day commemorations, Mrs. Obama's Paris visit was a private one,
closed to the press. Photographers and camera crews caught images of
her and the girls visiting the city's must-see monuments, including
the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Pompidou Center modern art museum
and Notre Dame cathedral.
visits, Mrs. Obama stuck to her signature looks, wearing cardigans
and flats for her trip to Bonpoint and a teal
jacket and printed scarf
for the Eiffel Tower.
Mrs. Obama and
the girls also attended a private luncheon hosted by the Sarkozys.
The event, at the gilded Elysee presidential palace, looked like an
advance fete for Sasha's 8th birthday this Wednesday.
immediately clear what Mrs. Obama or Bruni-Sarkozy wore to the lunch,
so fashion-watchers will have to hold on for Round 3 of the first
ladies' fashion face-off.