February 11, 2009
Michelle Obama is making history again by becoming only the second president's wife to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine.
The newly-minted first lady was photographed by famed shooter Annie Leibovitz at the Hay-Adams Hotel, where the Obamas stayed before the Inauguration.
While nearly every first lady beginning with Herbert Hoover's wife, Lou, in 1929 has been photographed for the fashion bible, only Hillary Clinton was featured on the cover, in Dec. 1998, Vogue spokesman Patrick O'Connell said.
In the March issue of the magazine, the cover of which will be released today, Obama is seen wearing a magenta dress by Jason Wu, who designed her inaugural gown, and also pictured in a black dress by designer Narciso Rodriguez, according to The Washington Post.
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