The first lady is known for her avid support for American designers, and often for up-and-comers. Her custom-made floral Tracy Reese dress for September's Democratic National Convention caused such a public stir that Reese made a version of the dress for stores. On model: Tracy Reese dress, Handbags In The City, $388. Bracelets, Sassanova, $28 each. Kate Spade earrings, Handbags In The City, $38.
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