9 Michelle Obama Outfits That Are So Easy to Copy

As if her years in office weren’t stylish enough, Michelle Obama’s recent book tour to promote her memoir Becoming is like a Pinterest board of fabulous, powerful outfits come to life. Here are nine of her greatest fashion moments and how to copy the look for yourself.

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michelle obama wearing a maroon sweater and dress with over the knee boots
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Matching Cardigan And Dress With Over-the-knee Boots

Honestly, if Obama were our mom, we’d want to twin with her, too. But this royal purple cardigan and dress combination is truly worth repeating, especially thanks to those subtle sexy boots.

Get the look: Talbots jacket ($169) and dress ($149); Stuart Weitzman over-the-knee boots ($419)

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Black And White Dress With Bright Red Flats

Such a simple combination with such a stunning final effect.

Get the look: Rumor London dress ($253); Banana Republic flats ($88)

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Head To Toe White

A delightfully fresh look you can rock all year round. Yes, even in winter.

Get the look: Alice + Olivia blazer ($465) and pants ($295)

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One-shoulder Top And White Jeans

When you’ve got it, flaunt it. And by “it” we of course mean Obama’s aspirational arms. If only.

Get the look: Teija top ($119); American Eagle Outfitters jeans ($50); Steve Madden sandals ($60)

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Sundress With A Wide Belt

Wide waist belts were trending for fall 2018 but they’re not fading away any time soon. Summerize the trend by opting for a white version worn over a bright sundress à la Michelle.

Get the look: Mango dress ($80); MICHAEL Michael Kors belt ($58); Marc Fisher Ltd. heels ($160)

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A Denim Suit

The ultimate embodiment of casual Friday.

Get the look: Karen Walker blazer ($310) and pants ($280); Calvin Klein boots ($134)

michelle obama wearing a floral wrap dress and patent leather heels
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Printed Wrap Dress With Patent Black Heels

Shiny pumps are the best way to balance a bold print.

Get the look: Kensie dress ($40); Christian Louboutin heels ($695)

michelle obama wearing a beige sweater and pastel skirt
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Beige Sweater With A Pastel Skirt And Heels

These subtle hues are a color match made in sartorial heaven.

Get the look: J.Crew sweater ($98); ASOS skirt ($40); Louise et Cie heels ($100)

michelle obama wearing an emebllished belt and colorful gloves
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Embellished Belt Over A Gray Coat With Colorful Gloves

One of the greatest ways to dress up a simple neutral coat is with a pop of brightly-colored gloves and a bold, bejeweled belt.

Get the look: Lauren Ralph Lauren coat ($180); Isabel Marant belt ($460); Nordstrom gloves ($60)

Abby Hepworth


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