Michelle Obama Knows the Perfect Work Pant to Pair With a White Tee, You See?

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Who better than Michelle Obama to speak on stage and encourage people to vote? Michelle made her message loud and clear as she addressed people at Chaparral High School in Las Vegas, sprinkling her speech with her familiar hilarity and wit. "Not voting is like letting your grandma pick your clothes out. Now no offense to grandma, my mom is with me today," she said.

Nobody's grandma picked out Michelle's outfit for the occasion, that is for sure. The former FLOTUS blended her signature sophisticated essentials — silver hoop earrings, matching bracelets, and her engagement ring — with something more casual: a white T-shirt. But her trousers, which peeked out from behind the podium, were the trendy touch we've come to expect from a lady with an eye for fashion.

Michelle's slacks featured a peplum frill below the waist and were belted at her hip. They're cool, functional, and a rather exciting update to your typical pair of tailored work pants. Read on to catch another glimpse, then shop for some similar options we found to add some spunk to your 9-to-5. Think of them as the gift you buy yourself as a pat on the back for getting out to vote.