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First Lady Still Wearing Small Artistic Designers

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There are three influential women in America right now; Beyonce, Oprah (still) and Michelle Obama. And when one of these ladies acts, we respond. So first it was Michelle's Bangs that set off a bang for all and boosted sales of bang extensions at Ulta, now this morning, Chicago-based Sophia Forero is getting a boost. Earlier this morning the jewelry designer opened a letter from the First Lady, just letting her know that Michelle is now the proud owner of a Sophia Forero mosaic cuff. Still 100% made in the US, and made by hand sewing precious stones onto fabric and then setting them in sterling or cast bronze, customers can find the cuffs at Robin Richman, Gethsemane in Andersonville or at the Emporium on Delaware in the Gold Coast.
· Sophia Forero [Official Site]