Make no mistake, former First Lady Michelle Obama’s fashion is always on point. Since 2009, she has gone to events, given motivational talks, and inspired many people around the world – all in a good way. When she left the White House in 2017, there was no doubting her fashion sense.
She has started experimenting with clothes and hair, rocking a look she can’t afford as a First Lady. Speaking with Ellen DeGeneres at an event in Washington, D.C., promoting her new book, “The Light We Carry: Overcoming Uncertain Times,” Michelle discussed some of the major changes she’s made since stepping down from her official title.
She noted that Americans are still “adjusting” to having a black president and a black family in the White House. [her] straight hair. “Let’s cross health care,” she joked.
Now that that time in her life is behind her, let’s take a moment to appreciate her best post-White House style moves. From 2019’s “Being” to 2022’s “The Light We Carry,” some of our favorites are her book tour looks.
Time for reinvention
Michelle took Y2K style for a spin in this distressed patchwork Balmain wide-leg jeans and searet dress that was turned up for this book event in San Francisco. We love a good fashion accident!