What Would Michelle Wear?

What Would Michelle Wear?
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 19, 2011

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We can imagine the First Lady strolling the lawns of the White House in this casual, chic Rachel Roy ensemble.

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For a more glam daytime look, Mrs. O could select these gorgeous Duro Olowu printed dresses which look good worn simply or dressed up to the nines.

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Though she might pair a cardigan or strategically placed broach to make this more conservative, we can see our First Lady gravitating to this Mara Hoffman look for the daytime or vacation!

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A sunny spring Sunday would be ideal for this Diane Von Furstenberg dress. We can imagine the First Lady wearing this as she walks to church with her family.

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We could see Mrs. O wearing this fun and floral Tracy Reese dress for a casual day with friends and family.

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This gorgeous Oscar De La Renta shift dress – complete with belt and statement necklace – would be right at home in the First Lady’s work wardrobe.

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From color to cut, this gorgeous silk Sophie Theallet dress would be perfect for one of Mrs. O’s speeches.

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Just imagine the First Lady giving a powerful speech in this equally powerful Oscar de la Renta look!

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We can see Mrs. O slipping into this lovely Carolina Herrera look on the campaign trail. The simple, strong colors and shape echo Mrs. O’s personal qualities.

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From the modest knee length to the strong cinched waist, this Bibhu Mohapatra dress would fit in perfectly with the First Lady’s fave looks.

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This lovely Alexandre Herchcovitch knee length shift with a pretty, powerful bow would be perfect for Mrs. O’s many media appearances.

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For yet another glam event, we see the First Lady turning up and turning it out in this fierce Proenza Schouler ensemble. But perhaps minus the gloves.

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Be it a State Dinner or alternate glam affair, this breathtaking Christian Siriano gown would look stunning on our First Lady.

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Complicated, yet simple. Soft, yet structured. It’s the contradictions that make this Carolina Herrera dress a classic. Our First Lady would look simply stunning in this!

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The shape – a conservative shift – may feel more like daytime, but these lovely embellishments make this Oscar De La Renta dress all about the evening.

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Shimmery and sophisticated, this Oscar De La Renta gown would be a sultry turn for the First Lady. Even so, we’d love to see her show off her lovely shoulders and toned arms in this number.

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This Sophie Theallet gown would look remarkable on Mrs. Obama. Can’t you just see our First Lady wearing it at an elegant function?

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With Swarovski studded neckline and lovely tiered hemline, this Bibhu Mohapatra gown is top on our list for an evening ensemble for Mrs. O!

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Easy, relaxed, and elegant this gorgeous Carolina Herrera number would be ideal for Mrs. O’s next stately event.

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This Zac Posen gown, worn by Sessilee Lopez, would be equally stunning on our First Lady. We’d love to see her wear this to the next State Dinner.