TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Lady In Red: Much Ado About Sarah Palin’s Clothing

43030048.jpg

Robin Abcarian and Kate Linthicum‘s take on Sarah Palin‘s Clothesgate — or whatever it’s being called — is pretty standard he-said-she-said, but we have to give them credit for ending on a kicker quote with which most people in this image-conscious town would have to agree:

“I am an Obama supporter, but when I heard that for $150,000, they dressed her, her children and her husband, I thought, ‘that’s not much,’ ” said Vicki Sanchez, a costume designer who dressed Geena Davis as the first female U.S. president on the short-lived TV show Commander in Chief.

“When you start buying $3,000 suits, boots that cost anywhere from $800 and up, and designer shoes, which cost $500 at least, it goes fast,” Sanchez said. “She looks damn good. Get over it.”

Indeed.

Earlier: FBLA’s Waredrobe-Gate Wrap Up.

Mediabistro Course

Travel Writing

Travel WritingStarting September 23, learn how to turn your travel stories into published essays and articles! Taught by a former Vanity Fair staff writer, James Sturz will teach you how to report, interview, and find sources, discover story ideas and pitch them successfully, and understand what travel editors look for in a story. Register now!