Michelle Obama, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Spain's Princess Letizia have all been hailed in the media in recent months for their elegance and style.
And the fashionable trio have had their sartorial credentials further cemented with a place on Vanity Fair magazine's best dressed list for 2009.
The three ladies have joined the likes of Anne Hathaway, Alicia Keys and Penelope Cruz, who have also made it onto this year's list
But it isn’t just Michelle who has impressed from the Obama household.
Her husband, the US president Barack Obama, has also been named, joining an impressive line-up featuring Daniel Craig, Arpad Busson and Brad Pitt.
Others named on the list include husband and wife team Natalia Vodianova and Justin Portman, and Marchesa founder Georgina Chapman - the English wife of American film producer Harvey Weinstein.
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