President Obama had most of the country and even the world glued to their televisions and dabbing their faces with tissues as tears flowed during the his farewell speech held in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday, January 10.
Just as President Obama rehashed his original campaign slogan saying, “Yes we did, yes we can,” Michelle Obama’s gorgeous dress was a nod to the past.
Decked out in a navy blue, lace frock, Michelle Obama wore a Jason Wu design just as she did at the first inauguration ball in 2009.
Pairing the look with simple black pumps, FLOTUS was radiant as President gave his final remarks and acknowledged her indelible mark on the White House.
In 2009, Michelle opted for a white, one-shouldered chiffon gown by Wu.
And in 2013 FLOTUS chose another piece by the Taiwanese designer for the Obama’s second inauguration, this time a fiery red piece was the look of the evening.
In one of her last appearances as the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama used style to tell a story.
Marking beginnings and endings with a designer that’s been a huge part of her time in the White House was a thoughtful and extremely chic touch.
The question remains — who will be the lucky designer she decides to wear next week as she exits the White House? Will she stick to her current formula and pay homage to the designers that have adorned her throughout the presidency or will she pull out something completely unexpected?
Either way, there’s no doubt that we’ll be looking out for her stellar style way beyond her time at the White House.