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Everyone is well aware that Michelle Obama wore Paris-based designer Azzedine Alaïa to the State of the Union address last night (these things get tele-zapped straight into people's collective conscious practically before they happen). And nearly as many people immediately made the connection between the conservative, forest green frock and the single greatest character to come out of the mid-'90s, Clueless' Cher Horowitz. Thanks to the mugging scene in which Cher is wearing a short, red, tight dress by the same designer and the natural born proclivity in most children of the '90s to use any excuse to quote the movie, Twitter was swamped by one line. Take a look below.
Totally diggin' Michelle Obama's State of the Union dress! It's an Alaia. Did anyone else just quote Cher from... http://t.co/zJlRi4Ha0o— Makeup Your Mind (@ShadowandTonya) January 29, 2014
"You don't understand, this is an Alaïa. It's like a totally important designer."— Tom + Lorenzo® (@tomandlorenzo) January 29, 2014
Michelle Obama: But this is an Alaia!!— Present Day Clueless (@ModernClueless) January 29, 2014