Michelle Obama’s Thom Browne Inaugural dress came in at an estimated $10,000 (black). Michelle Obama’s dress for the Inaugural Ball by Jason Wu cost an estimated $5,000 (red).
Meanwhile, in the real world, incomes are dropping.
In 2011 the annual median income was $26,364 in America.
Michelle spent more than half of the median salary on her dresses alone. This is not even including the hair stylists, make up artists, shoes, etc.