10/14/2013 12:27 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Michelle Obama Requested 'Mademoiselle C' To Watch Privately At The White House


As if Carine Roitfeld needed more validation of her fashion world prominence, the former Paris Vogue editor has just received the ultimate validation, courtesy of Michelle Obama.

The first lady reportedly requested a copy of "Mademoiselle C," the new documentary chronicling Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book launch, to watch privately at the White House. The film's director, Fabien Constant, confirmed the news to Fashionista.

We knew Mrs. O was chummy with American Vogue's Anna Wintour, but who knew her love of fashion industry insiders extended across the pond? Unlike Wintour, Roitfeld hasn't talked politics much or courted her country's first ladies quite as fervently as her American counterpart has. (Though Roitfeld once remarked of then-first lady Carla Bruni: "She is very glamour. She can fit in the clothes.")

As for FLOTUS, it's not really a mystery why she would want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes style action in "Mademoiselle C" -- judging by the way she dresses, the woman clearly has a keen interest in fashion.

We can just imagine Michelle, Sasha and Malia cozying up in comfy leggings with some snacks to watch the fashion doc. Think they switched on "Unzipped" and "The September Issue" afterwards?

Mrs. O knows a thing or two about fashion...

Michelle Obama: 2013 Fashion Vault

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