Michelle Obama's 2010 Style Diary
Michelle Obama's 2010 Style Diary
The First Lady traveled to Illinois for the holiday weekend in wide-leg trousers and a white blouse. She accessorized with a plain black handbag and eye-popping red patent flats.
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The First Lady wore a polka-dot Lanvin dress for a performance by Regina Spektor at an East Room event.
Mrs. Obama accessorized a draped Narciso Rodriguez top with a matching skirt for a student gathering in Detroit. The First Lady finished the look with a bejeweled brooch and blush flats.
The First Lady spoke with Michigan students in a colorful patterned top.
Mrs. Obama belted a Jason Wu twist-front tank over a skirt from the designer for a statement on behalf of the Social Innovation Fund.
Mrs. Obama joined in games and races wearing a L'Wren Scott cardigan over a Talbots blouse. The First Lady made the combo (which she had worn previously for a Town Hall meeting) workout-friendly with cropped black trousers and sequined Converse.
The First Lady put on the dazzle in a multi-layered corset gown by Peter Soronen. She accented the cobalt blue design with a rhinestone belt, diamond and sapphire earrings from Sutra Jewels and studded Jimmy Choo sandals.
The First Lady greeted President Felipe Calderon in a jersey dress and silk-nylon coat from Calvin Klein Collection. She topped off the carmine ensemble with a beaded bib necklace by Erickson Beamon.
The First Lady chose a floral-print Moschino suit for a press conference on her children's health initiative's latest accomplishments. Mrs. Obama finished the feminine look with a stack of beaded bangles and silver heels.
The First Lady accessorized her sleek jade-green sheath with blue pumps and a double strand of pearls for a stop at the Georgetown University Hospital Conference Center.
Mrs. Obama topped a floral blouse and navy trousers with a Thakoon jacket for a creative take on a suit. She spoke on childhood obesity at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington D.C.
Mrs. Obama joined her husband for a dinner out on the town wearing a black suit accessorized with a stack of bangles, a VBH clutch and Jimmy Choo sandals.
The First Lady addressed a crowd of mothers (including her own!) wearing a daring Moschino Cheap and Chic mixed-print dress.
The First Lady accompanied the President to the signing of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act in a Zero + Maria Cornejo wrap dress. The print number, which she last wore in the fall, was accessorized with a wide patent belt and peep-toe shoes.
The First Lady spoke to students at the Energy Department's 20th Annual National Science Bowl wearing a silver Narciso Rodriguez design. She accented the suit's clean lines with a floral brooch by Erickson Beamon and metallic flats.
Mrs. Obama was a stunning First Lady in red at the annual banquet. She accessorized her hand-draped Prabal Gurung gown with drop earrings and cuffs from Bochic (top) and Sutra Jewels (bottom).
Mrs. Obama layered capri pants and a turquoise cardigan over a striped shirt for a visit to the Marie Reed Learning Center. The First Lady helped students paint a mural and plant a butterfly garden.
Mrs. Obama welcomed disabled veterans to the White House in a silk tapestry dress by Barbara Tfank. She accessorized the '60s-inspired design with a double strand of pearls.
The First Lady showed her travel savvy in an easy-to-wear Clu tunic punched up with bright accessories: a chartreuse Lambertson Truex tote and royal blue patent flats.
Mrs. Obama walked Bo wearing a floral L'Wren Scott cardigan over a pink blouse and beige trousers. She and the First Dog were on their way to greet the children of White House staff.
The First Lady paid a school visit in a bold red pantsuit worn with a pink and red sequined tank from J. Crew. Mrs. Obama finished the colorful ensemble with silver flats.
For a San Diego farm visit, the First Lady wore a forget-me-not embellished cotton J. Crew cardigan over a bright blue tee and flat-front gray pants. Mrs. Obama finished the fresh spring outfit with diamond studs and silver flats.
Mrs. Obama chose an update on a classic trouser suit for a chat with Mexican teenagers. The sleek white two-piece featured sheer sleeve insets which the First Lady complemented with a pewter tee and a Monica Pean ivory bead necklace.
Mrs. Obama glowed in a custom marigold sheath by Jason Wu worn with an oversize gilded cuff.
The First Lady lit up the lectern in a tapestry-print Rachel Roy dress with a draped fuchsia bodice. She accented the colorful design with sparkling drop earrings.
For a friendly tour alongside fellow First Lady Margarita Zavala, Mrs. Obama chose a pansy-patterned wrap dress from Diane von Furstenberg. She complemented the look, which featured a faux-corsage detail on the neckline, with bold yellow flats.
Mrs. Obama kicked off her visit to Mexico in a cerulean V-neck Tracy Reese dress in a floral pattern. She accessorized with Monica Pean jewelry, including dangling earrings, and bright red flats.
The First Lady surveyed a school damaged by the January 12 earthquake in a practical button-down, lavender trousers and pewter Converse.
For a speech to military personnel, the First Lady layered a cheerful canary cardigan over an inventively patterned dress. The multihued design featured a floral print with an ombre border.
Mrs. Obama mixed and matched black and white separates for a Q&A on childhood obesity. She paired a pleated skirt with a Talbots floral-print top and a L'Wren Scott lace applique cardigan.
For the annual Easter event, the First Lady added a cheerful pink cardigan to a floral-print blouse and white trousers. She finished the look with silver Jack Purcell Converse.
The First Lady stopped by the United States Trade Representatives Office in a fitted Michael Kors sheath dress topped with a thin white cardigan. Mrs. Obama complemented the coral dress with snakeskin kitten heels.
Mrs. Obama worked alongside students from Hollin Meadows Elementary in an all-black outfit with a twist-not only were her Converse sneakers silver, but her Clu sweater featured a flourish of ruffles in shocking pink.
Mrs. Obama gave the opening remarks in a black and white jacquard suit by Narciso Rodriguez. Along with a pearl-studded brooch, the First Lady added a persimmon blouse to the sophisticated design.
The First Lady received the "Big Help" award for her "Let's Move" initiative wearing an argyle Junya Watanabe cardigan. "As the First Lady and a mom, one of the best parts of my job is getting to spend time with young people like all of you," she told her youthful audience via video. "I'm always so impressed by the passion, the energy and the imagination you put into everything you do."
Mrs. Obama took in Memphis on Broadway wearing a banded Jasmin Shokrian skirt, black tee and matching cardigan. The First Lady finished the look with a leather satchel and olive patent flats.