Michelle Obama's Most Stylish Salutes to American Designers
For nearly eight years in the White House, Michelle Obama has solidified her reputation as one of the most stylish first ladies our country has ever seen. Early on in her tenure, she used her position to spotlight American designers, memorably choosing Jason Wu to craft her gown for the Inaugural Ball in 2009 — a dress that catapulted the burgeoning designer to fashion superstardom.
In the years since, the FLOTUS has continually shown her support for US-based brands and designers, choosing J.Crew for an appearance on Late Night or emerging from Air Force One in a pretty Tory Burch dress. In every case, the selection seems authentically Michelle, a style that's approachable and impeccable all at once, making her one of the best dressed women to ever take the White House. Herein, we're highlighting her 40 best fashion moments wearing our favorite American designers.