Being politically correct in the style department no longer requires a power suit. Check out Michelle Obama’s finest fashion moments —Adelle Platon
The Obamas’ first dance at the Inauguration Ball couldn’t light a candle to the haute off-the-shoulder Jason Wu chiffon gown Michelle twirled in. Though Beyoncé serenaded the power couple with her own rendition of Etta James’ “At Last,” all eyes were on Mrs. O.
2. Lovin’ The Crew
Since Michelle’s soft yellow dress suit at the 2008 inauguration ceremony designed by Isabel Toledo and J. Crew, the latter has gotten so much play from the First Lady’s closet that she’s rarely ever seen without a piece from the upscale brand.
3. Kors Light
When Mrs. O rocked a black georgette pleated Michael Kors dress not once but twice at a White House ceremony and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 42nd Annual Legislative Conference, not only did we feel better about recycling threads but we learned that remixing classic pieces can be just as trendy.
4. Lady In Red
5. Run DNC
In addition to her inspiring speech and chic nail color (“The Queen’s Might” by L’Oreal), Michelle Obama’s Tracy Reese-designed pink silk dress was a hit with convention attendees and witnesses.
This article was originally published in the Oct/Nov issue of VIBE Vixen Digital Magazine. Now available here.