10 Fashion Trends From Michelle Obama

Michelle Style: Celebrating the First Lady of Fashion, a style guide about Michelle Obama, hits shelves on May 5. It’s jam packed with interviews, style tips from Obama, and sketches from designers, including Jason Wu and Catherine Malandrino. You can get a sneak peek over at Glamour, but we don’t need a book to recognize ten trends Obama loves and has re-popularized.

Designer Maria Pinto became a household name after Obama wore her fashions during the Presidential campaign.
Blanche Dress with Jacquet Sequin, MariaPinto.com
If Obama can wear flats everyday, so can the rest of us.
Valea Firenza ‘Bea’ Flat, $225, Nordstrom.com
She often goes sleeveless, and the sheath dress is one of her favorite styles to wear.
Stepweave Sheath Dress, $150, BananaRepublic.com
Who is Erickson Beamon? Thanks for telling us, Obama.
Erickson Beamon for Target Jeweled Cuff Bracelet, $59.99, Target.com
No one expected such a high-profile woman to wear J.Crew, but what do you know? Everyone loves a good cardigan!
Fresco Cardigan, $88, JCrew.com
Brown and black leather gloves are so boring. Color-coordinate First Lady-ify your outfit.
Women’s Mint Unlined Italian Leather Gloves, $87, Forzieri.com
The brooch became the must-have accessory after Obama wore several during the presidential campaign.
Pavé Starburst Brooch, $160, Swarovski.com
Thakoon Panichgul is another designer she helped bring notoriety.
Thakoon Floral Kimono Dress, $1,250, SaksFifthAvenue.com
Everyone and their mama was rocking nude nails before Obama, but she is known for her neatly manicured nails.
Revlon Nail Enamel, Sheer Nude 004, $4.99, Drugstore.com
Obama hates pantyhose, but her bare legs always look so luminous.
Jergens Soft Shimmer Skin Radiance Moisturizer, $7.49, Drugstore.com