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Michelle Obama's best style moments

Updated: January 17, 2017
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Michelle Obama farewell speech

January 2017

Michelle looked elegant as ever in a lace midi dress at husband Barack Obama's farewell speech in Chicago.

Michelle Obama Narcisco rodriguez

Making her final speech at the White House as First Lady, Michelle looked chic in a red Narciso Rodriguez dress with statement drop earrings.

Michelle Obama Tracy Reese

November 2016

We love the bell sleeves and bold blooms on this Tracy Reese number.

Michelle Obama Versace1

October 2016Michelle Obama certainly dressed to impress for her final state dinner as First Lady. The 52-year-old dazzled in a custom-made rose gold gown from Italian label Atelier Versace – a sartorial nod to their guests of honor, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini.Mrs Obama accessorized the custom-made rose gold goddess gown with earrings and a ring by Le Vian.

Michelle Obama Brandon Maxwell

August 2016The President seemed to approve of Michelle's look as the pair hosted a state dinner for Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The First Lady is wearing a gown by Brandon Maxwell – the designer is a good friend of Lady Gaga and created the pop star's ensemble for the 2016 Oscars.

Michelle Obama Naeem Khan

August 2016Showing off her famous shoulders in a yellow laser-cut floral Naeem Khan creation as she joins her husband, the Prime Minister and his wife Ho Ching on the balcony of the White House.

Michelle Obama Christian Siriano

July 2016The ever-stylish First Lady addressed the Democratic National Convention in a floaty bright blue dress by Christian Siriano.

Michelle Obama Naeem Khan 2

May 2016Michelle chose a blush coloured gown with a full skirt and asymmetrical shoulder by New York-based designer Naeem Khan as she helped her husband welcome leaders from Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Iceland to the White House for the U.S.-Nordic leaders summit.

Michelle Obama March

March 2016The First Lady looks like a Hollywood startlet in this printed gown. With Barack channeling his inner James Bond, the two look like they're off to a movie premiere instead of a meeting with the Canadian Prime Minister.

Michelle Obama green

December 2015

Michelle was a vision in green as she proudly showed off the White House Christmas decorations.

Michelle Obama Vera Wang

September 2015

The fashionable first lady wowed in an off-the-shoulder black Vera Wang gown as they hosted the Chinese President for a state dinner.

Michelle Obama purple

April 2015

Michelle wowed in a purple Tadashi Shoji gown for a state dinner hosted with the Japanese Prime Minister.

Michelle Obama white

September 2014Michelle looks gorgeous in this flowing white gown. The striped section creates a unique halter top effect.

Michelle Obama red

January 2013

Lady in red! Michelle donned a chic Jason Wu halterneck gown for the Commander-in-Chief Ball in Washington.

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