How you can get Michelle Obama's style [Pictures]
Michelle Obama's affinity for sleeveless frocks has caused a buying frenzy and inspired arm workouts. Her seal of approval has made her a highly coveted canvas for fashion designers and retailers. She steals the scene in pointed-toe flats, colored cardigans, brooches, and fit-and-flared dresses. First Lady Michelle Obama's sense of style has captured fashionistas, and in the process made ensemble-gazing a national past time.
Her consciousness of the country's economic woes has made her sense of style easy for the masses to mimic. Getting her look is affordable and accessible. Here, some easy tips on how to get her signature look.
-- John-John Williams IV
Also see: For inauguration gowns, think color [Pictures] | Michelle Obama, fashion icon [Pictures]
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Accessories matter( Lloyd Fox, Baltimore Sun photo / December 28, 2012 )
A wide belt can give a pop of color and create a flattering silhouette. Michelle Obama frequently pairs wide belts with pencil skirts. She also sometimes adds a brooch, which gives an outfit a fun bit of bling.
On model: Theory shirt, L'Apparenza, $285. Tibi leather skirt, L'Apparenza, $600. Alice + Olivia belt, L'Apparenza, $180. Earrings, Sassanova, $163. Brooch, Bijoux Inspired Jewels, $75. Donald Pliner heels, Matava Shoes, $280.