Forget the Cabinet Picks! Barack Obama Chooses His Inaugural Tuxedo

12/05/2008 at 04:26 PM ET

Mike Segar/Landov

Future First Lady Michelle Obama might have had a hard time picking between designers like favorites Narciso Rodriguez and Thakoon or star-favorites Reem Acra and Marc Bouwer for her inaugural dress, but President-elect Barack Obama’s tuxedo decision was simple: Chicago-based Hart Schaffner Marx, according to WWD. The men’s suit company has been in existence since 1883 and is one of the first American companies to have unionized workers. President-elect Obama has been wearing Hart Schaffner Marx suits throughout his campaign. Anyone can get a made-to-order suit from the company (or pick up a ready-to-wear style at department stores), but for the President-elect the company will go to him at his home in Chicago. Now about Michelle’s dress again….

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EChizzle on

Whatever he chooses to wear will be fine. He is one handsome charismatic brother. Since this is an entertainment and not a political site, I am going to ignore the ignorance and the ish of some folks. God Bless our new President and his family.

It is going to be a long and arduous 4 years + for President Elect Obama. I wish him the best because if he does well then we all prosper.

Elda on

Poor Rhonda, everyone is just ganging up on her!! Geez, that’s what blogs are for! if you you don’t like what someone sais, then stay away from the blogs! i didn’t vote for the guy and don’t care for him but i like the suit!! Go Rhonda, Go Rhonda!!!

robert t on

Good for Obama. As a previous 1957 graduate of Morgan Pack H S Obama is doing the South Side a great Favor R T

emma on

he is one snazzy guy :)

Norah on

I would like to know why my last comment was not posted? It was a comment pertaining to the picture. Please respond I would be interested in what your response could be other than the obvious.

Blake Rogers on

Barack Obama is the best democrat president in my opinion. he makes the best judgment and foreign policies.. ‘

Kieran Adams on

Barack Obama is the best democrat president in my opinion. he makes the best judgment and foreign policies.. `

Muhammad Morgan on

employee relations is very very important in the business setting.-*”

Millie Wood on

i could readily say that Barack Obama will be one of the greatest US Presidents*`-

Brianna Lee on

employee relations is very very important in any business establishment,*”

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