Not since Jackie Kennedy has the US had such a fashionable first lady and Michelle Obama’s wardrobe choices are now watched by the whole world. Her influence on the industry has been profound and she can send a designer stellar overnight by simply wearing their designs – just look at the success of Jason Wu, Isabel Toledo, and Maria Pinto as proof.
Michelle Obama has a unique sense of style and is not afraid to be experimental and eclectic. She’s often seen mixing young edgy labels with established designers like Narciso Rodriguez and Azzedine Alaia, as well as sporting pieces from affordable brands like J Crew and Boden..
Check out our edit of Michelle Obama’s best fashion moments…
Michelle Obama speaking onstage at the Anna Wintour Costume Center Grand Opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5th 2014
Michelle Obama wears Marchesa Fall 2013 gown at the White House Correspondent's Association Gala on May 3rd 2014.
Michelle Obama at the Executive Office's take your daughters and sons to work day at the White House on April 24th 2014.
Michelle Obama welcomes Olympians to the White House.
Michelle Obama at the planting of the 6th annual White House Kitchen Garden on April 2nd 2014.
Michelle and Barack Obama arriving in Austin, Texas on April 10th 2014.
Michelle Obama wearing a Carolina Herrera multi-colour abstract-print dress from the designer’s Pre-Fall 2014 collection at Peking University on March 22nd 2014.
Michelle Obama playing table tennis when she visited Beijing Normal School on March 21st 2014.
Michelle Obama arriving in Beijing China wearing a Derek Lam Fall 2013 dress on March 20th 2014.
Michelle Obama attends the President's speech on education initiatives on March 7th 2014.
Michelle Obama wearing a Carolina Herrera ball gown with Sutra jewels on February 11th 2014 to greet the French President.
MIchelle and Barack Obama greet the French President at a welcoming ceremony at The White House on February 11th 2014.
Michelle and Barack Obama take part in the National Prayer Breakfast on February 6th 2014.
Michelle Obama at a college opportunities event on January 16th 2014.
The Obama family onstage at TNT Christmas on December 15th 2013.
First Lady Michelle Obama wearing a silk chiffon Marchesa gown arrives with President Barack Obama for a reception at the White House for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees, December 2013.
Michelle Obama wearing a Tracy Reese dress with Jimmy Choo Owlet heels, at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial August 28, 2013.
Michelle Obama wears a Thom Browne designed coat based on the design of a man's tie, to St John's Church, Washington, during President Barack Obama's second presidential inauguration, January 2013.
Michelle Obama helps President Barack Obama take the oath of office in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, D.C, January 2013.
Michelle Obama takes to the stage along with Sasha and Malia at the 2013 Kids' Inaugural in Washington D.C, January 2013.
Michelle Obama at a convention in Carolina, January 2013.
Michele Obama and President Barack Obama greet military personnel in Hawaii.
First lady Michelle and President Barack Obama await the arrival of David and Samantha Cameron in DC, December 2012.
Michelle Obama on stage during a Christmas parade in Washington, December 2012.
Michelle Obama speaks at a convention in North Carolina, December 2012.
Michelle Obama looks glamourous in gold during a concert in Washington D.C, December 2012.
Michelle Obama in a gold skirt suit at a christmas party in Washington D.C, December 2012.
Michelle Obama wears a Michael Kors dress and an Alexis Bittar brooch for Barack Obama's victory speech after he was re-elected President of the US.
Michelle Obama wearing purple floral Moschino dress to host a campaign rally for Barack Obama in Florida, November 2012.
Michelle Obama in a digital print dress delivers a speech during a rally in Florida, August 2012.
Michelle Obama cheers on team USA during the 2012 London Olympics in London, July 2012.
Michelle Obama teams her printed top with simple black pinstripe trousers in Florida, November 2011.
Michelle Obama arrives at 10 Downing Street in London, May 2011.
Michelle Obama teams her printed Barbara Tfank dress with fuchsia heels for an award ceremony at the White House. September 2010.
Michelle Obama in Azzedine Alaia
Michelle Obama in Sophie Theallet
Michelle Obama in J. Crew
Michelle Obama in Jason Wu
Michelle Obama in Basso & Brooke
Michelle Obama in Isaac Mizrahi
Michelle Obama in Moschino top, Michael Kors skirt and Azzedine Alaia belt.
Michelle Obama in Michael Kors
Michelle Obama in Narciso Rodriguez dress, Michael Kors coat and Givenchy belt.
Michelle Obama in Kai Milla
Michelle Obama in Zero + Maria Cornejo
Michelle Obama in Peter Soronen dress and Tom Binns necklace.
Michelle Obama in Jason Wu dress, Michael Kors coat and Azzedine Alaia belt.
Michelle Obama in Isabel Toledo
Michelle Obama in Isabel Toledo