Published On: Jan 17 2012 10:24:09 AM ESTUpdated On: Jan 31 2014 12:51:55 PM EST
Michelle Obama drew praise for her Jason Wu-designed inaugural ball gown in January 2013. The gown was made from chiffon and velvet, according to details released by the White House, and had design parallels to the flowing white chiffon dress she donned in 2009, also designed by Wu.
Obama made a splash at the DNC on Sept. 4, 2012, and not just for her notable speech in support of her husband. Twitter reported more than 28,000 tweets per minute during Obama's speech, many of which were focused on her dress.
The first lady showed off her buff arms in this purple sleeveless dress that she wore while her husband spoke to a joint session of Congress.
The first lady went casual while bicycling during a family trip to Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts.
Obama met her fashion match in former French President Nicholas Sarkozy's wife, Carla Bruni.
Obama went with a classic look in a dress designed by Isabel Toledo when she met Queen Elizabeth II.
The first lady showed her feline side while passing out treats to trick-or-treaters on Halloween.
All eyes were on the the first lady and her Jason Wu gown at the 2009 inaugural balls.
Obama shimmered on Inauguration Day in 2009 in her outfit designed by Isabel Toledo.
Obama made a splash in her black and red dress designed by Narciso Rodriguez on Election Night in 2008.