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Michelle Obama and Cindy McCain, the wives of presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain, are coming under style scrutiny from mainstream media and fashion bloggers in a big way. Which begs the question...
How adorable is Daisy Lowe in her striped Miu Miu dress? Answer: Very. Paired with a boyfriend blazer, black tights, and sky-high heels, this short, feminine frock makes Daisy look like a doll at the Sex and the City: The Movie world premiere.
While fashionistas everywhere are no doubt very envious of Ms. Lowe and her designer original, creative types on a budget (that's us) can get the same satisfaction with a little imagination: Try mixing Forever 21's pleated cotton skirt (above right), $22.80, with a cute top for a fetching look at a fraction of the cost.
Or, if you're willing to spend a little more, ASOS has done us all a favor and created this cap sleeved mini dress with satin striped trim for $82.19 that looks almost like the real thing.