Michelle Obama, 8 years of style: the most important outfits of the First Lady
In eight years, Michelle Obama has seduced by her clothing choices and her sharp sense of style.
America is about to say goodbye. Say goodbye to one of the most popular first American ladies in the country’s history. This January 20, along with her husband Barack , Michelle Obama will leave the White House to make way for Donald Trump . His wife Melania not being ready to settle in Washington soon.
Since 2009, the date of the beginning of the term of the current 44th president, Michelle Obama knew how to seduce the observers of the fashion world and not that: the consumers also. It even began a few months before, in October 2008, at the end of the electoral campaign. On the set of American presenter Jay Leno . He then asks her: “She comes from where your outfit and is worth how much? $ 70,000? “. A way to prick it, some time after a polemic around Sarah Palin (Republican candidate for the position of vice president at the time) who had a budget of $ 150,000 per outfit. Simple Mrs. Obama’s response: ” It’s J.Crew (American brand at affordable prices) ,” she says, pointing his silk blouse combined with a golden skirt and cardigan. ” Ladies, we can find great things online on J.Crew “.
Right from the start, Michelle Obama understood the impact that her clothing choices could have. Both to connect with citizens, and to support the fashion industry. And always with an innate sense of elegance and glamor. Jason Wu, Joseph Altuzarra, Sophie Theallet, Reed Krakoff, Proenza Schouler, as well as established brands such as Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta , Tom Ford or Marc Jacobs . She also knew how to make diplomatic fashion dressing in Versace to receive the head of the Italian government Matteo Renzi or Alexander McQueen to receive Prince William and his wife Kate.