Michelle Obama's Belted Style

Michelle Obama's Belted Style
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 24, 2009

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Michelle Obama gives Barack Obama the knuckle bump wearing her favorite Azzedine Alaia belt.

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The President and the First Lady walk hand-in-hand on the South Lawn. Michelle Obama has favorite accessories like this Azzedine Alaia studded belt.

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First Lady Michelle Obama host an event at the White House highlighting health insurance reform for aging women in Washington on November 13, 2009. Shopping her closet, she is not afraid to mix and match outfits.

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First lady Michelle Obama and Doctor Jill Biden laugh as a Alma Powell speaks during the ServiceNation launch of ‘MISSION SERVE: Forging A Continuum Of Service’ at George Washington University on November 11, Her patterned jacket and cut out belt work perfectly together.

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The First Lady and students from Bancroft and Kimball Elementary Schools harvest herbs and vegetables in the garden on the South Lawn in D.C. Her oversized belt gives her casual look a cutting edge feeling.

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The First Lady hula hoops on the South Lawn of the White House. One of her favorite accessories adds another graphic layer to her casual chic style.

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The First Lady speaks at the G-20 Summit and shows how to wear a fitted dress and wide belt to balance this graphic print.

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First Lady Michelle Obama wears her signature wide studded belt with her classic cardigan.

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First Lady Michelle Obama’s wide belt adds another dimension to her graphic patterned skirt and elongates her waist.

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First Lady Michelle Obama at the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery November 11, 2009 in Arlington, Virginia. She wears one of her wide belts over a colorful coat.

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Michelle Obama wears a patent leather belt over a shirt dress in the garden with Jill Biden.

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First Lady Michelle Obama uses one of her favorite belts over a sweater and tweed skirt creating one of classic looks.

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The First Lady gave this basic black outfit a feminine shape with leather belt.

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President Obama and the First Lady at an event for local middle school students to conduct hands-on experiments with astronomers yesterday evening on the South Lawn of the White House. Michelle Obama’s navy patent belt looks classic and chic.

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First Lady Obama uses the blue belt over a purple jacket and green print blouse.

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Students applaud as First Lady Michelle Obama arrives at the library at South High School in Denver, Colorado on Nov. 16, 2009. She wears a wide grey belt over her grey argyle cardigan.

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FIrst Lady Michelle Obama wears a red shift dress with a red belt.

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Mrs. Obama meets with Russian First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva at the Kremlin in Moscow wearing muted color with a sheer belt.

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Mrs. Obama and the First Lady of France Carla Bruni Sarkozy spent a little time together in Caen, France, on June 6.

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First Lady Obama uses her wide metallic belt to cinch her white kimono style jacket and wide legged trousers.

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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at a Classical Music Student Workshop Concert, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. She uses her silver belt to add a bit of shine to her lady like suit.

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First Lady Michelle Obama arrives to speak at a preview for tonight’s State Dinner in the State Dining Room of the White House November 24, 2009 dressed in this sparkly cream outfit punctuated by this silver belt.

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The First Lady hula hoops on the South Lawn of the White House during the event promoting exercise and healthy eating for children this afternoon. Today’s Healthy Kids Fair is the latest initiative Mrs. Obama has taken part in to promote healthier living for all Americans.

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The First Lady walks hand-in-hand with daughter Sasha while Malia joins hands with her dad prior to departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on July 5. The family prepares for the President’s big trip to Moscow, Russia, Italy and Ghana.

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First lady Michelle Obama applauds during an event to kick off a White House leadership and mentoring initiative in the State Dining Room at the White House November 2, 2009 in Washington, DC. The program provides local high school students the opportunity to discuss career paths with members of the White House staff, including White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers, White House Domestic Policy Adviser Melody Barnes and others.

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Check out Mrs. O strolling through the lush gardens at 10 Downing Street with the Britain’s Sarah Brown (in red) on June 8th during her recent London visit. I wonder if the two ladies swapped gardening notes…

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The Net is all abuzz about the outfit Mrs. Obama wore here while leaving Westminster Abbey in Central London earlier this week. There’s a lot going on: florals, polka dots, lots of color and texture combos. Some folks seem to think it is too much. The verdict is still out on the designer(s) of this ensemble but the belt is reportedly by Sonia Rykiel.

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The First Lady spoke this morning (May 7) at the annual meeting of Corporate Voices for Working Families. (She even arrived a little early.) At D.C.’s Mayflower Hotel, Mrs. Obama discussed on-site child care, flexible work hours and paid leave

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.S. first lady Michelle Obama taps the shoulder of a child as she leaves the ‘Take Your Child to Work Day’ event at the East Room of the White House April 23, 2009 in Washington, DC. The first lady hosted the children of Executive Office employees and answered questions from the audience.

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The First Lady has hit the ground running. I mean if she’s not at a school talking to a group of kids, then she is hanging out with world leaders or gardening or inviting regular folks to the White House. Did you get your invitation? On Tuesday, April 28, for the historic unveiling of the Sojourner Truth bust in the Capitol Building with the First Lady, sits Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on one side of Mrs. Obama and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on the other.

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