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11 year old Sasha Obama wore a Chris Benz hand-me-down skirt from Malia on election night—needless to say a dream for most designers. But promoting a piece of clothing on the leader of the free world's pre-teen daughter isn't an on-the-fly activity. Benz told the New York Times he got his 140 character pat-on-the-back ("Oh hello sweet Sasha in CB green skirt on the cover of @nytimes! Congrats to your pops! Xx") approved by the White House before blasting it to millions on Twitter. [NYTimes]