Who pays for first lady's fabulous fashions?

Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

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FILE - This Jan. 20, 2001 file photo shows first lady Laura Bush waving as she arrives on stage for a Presidential Inaugural Ball at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington. Mrs. Bush wrote in her memoir that she was "amazed by the sheer number of designer clothes that I was expected to buy" as first lady. The gown description: a red crystal-embroidered gown by Texan Michael Faircloth. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)
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