Michelle Obama's Style Only Got Better Post White House, and We Have Proof

Michelle Obama shined like a true fashion star in 2018. Not only was the former FLOTUS on the December cover of Elle, she also released her bestselling memoir, Becoming. Whether she opted for a fringe wrap dress by Rachel Comey or rocked crisp white Christian Siriano separates, Michelle Obama had no shortage of great looks over this past year. Keep reading to see all of her outfits from 2018 ahead.

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Michelle wearing a white fringe Rachel Comey wrap dress while talking to Tracee Ellis Ross at the United State of Women Summit in Los Angeles.

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Michelle wore an electric yellow-green Tanya Taylor dress while making an appearance at the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans.


For her and Barack Obama's portrait unveiling at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Michelle wore an eye-catching navy outfit by Peter Pilotto.


Michelle wore a white jumpsuit to speak with Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

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While visiting the Lower Eastside Girls Club for a meet-and-greet in New York, Michelle wore a peplum top with skinny jeans and By Far boots.

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Michelle sat down for an hour-long interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show wearing a striped set by Zero + Maria Cornejo. Later in the segment, Michelle switched into a Romeo Hunt jacket, G-Star Raw jeans, and Alexander Wang shoes for their hilarious trip to Costco.

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Michelle joined moderator Valerie Jarrett on stage in Washington DC, where she discussed her new book in a stunning Christopher Kane suit that came complete with chandelier crystals along the lapel. Michelle's husband, Barack, even stopped by the event. Michelle finished her spiffy outfit with simple black patent leather pumps.

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Michelle joined Michelle Norris on stage in Boston to promote her new book. For the event, she wore a silky Cushine jumpsuit in a vibrant blue hue. It featured a drawstring detail that cinched in her waist.

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Michelle wore this white custom Christian Siriano look for an appearance at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. She accessorized the outfit with white pumps and statement earrings.