According to Michelle Obama, she is her worst fashion critic. The first lady of the United States opens up about her biggest fashion regret that just so happened to be the “biggest stink” for her as well.
During an interview with BET’s 106 and Park, Michelle Obama says that the white tank top, sneakers and casual shorts she wore during a 2009 trip to Arizona is one faux pas she’d like to forget about. She said: “It was because people were like, ‘she’s wearing shorts getting off of Air Force One.’ Sometimes I forget I’m the first lady and I’m running around in shorts.”
While the First Lady does have her critics, I will say that she has been one of the most stylish women we’ve seen in the White House in decades. Sure, wearing a cardigan to meet the Queen of England might not have been a good choice, but I simply love how she experiments with different looks, colors, and patterns and still manages to look elegant and classy. And plus, only real fashionistas manage to ruffle feathers and dresses and still get away with it, right? Whether you love it or hate it, the woman IS making history with her fashion choices. From an Isabel Toledo or Jason Wu dress to a pair of shorts she got on clearance at her local Target store, her style speaks for itself.
Check out our photos below of some of Michelle Obama’s best looks from the past few years and let us know what you think! Are you a fan of her wardrobe or do you think she might have missed the mark a few times here?
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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama make their entrance at the Lincoln Memorial for the Opening Ceremony of President-elect Obama's inauguration in 2009.
Oh La La 3 of 10
First lady Michelle Obama and her daughter Sasha are accompanied by multiple bodyguards as they stroll around Marbella.
Purple 4 of 10
First lady Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron, wife of British Prime Minister David Cameron, talk before having tea in the private residence at Downing Street.
Belts 5 of 10
Michelle Obama arrives at Oxford University for a visit.
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Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia attend the U.S. Open in New York.
Strapless 7 of 10
First Lady Michelle Obama arrives at the 2012 White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, D.C.
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First lady Michelle Obama seen walking to her car after an appearance on Good Morning America in New York City.
Floral 9 of 10
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts new program "Let's Move Outside!" at Red Rock Visitors Center in Las Vegas on June 1, 2010.
Bangs! 10 of 10
Michelle Obama campaigns to bring more physical activity back to schools.
Photos via PacificCoastNews.com
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