09.12.13

Michelle Obama In Marchesa – 36th Kennedy Center Honors Gala

Michelle Obama In Marchesa - The 36th Kennedy Center Honors Gala

Michelle Obama was the belle of the ball at the 36th Kennedy Center Honors Gala held at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. on Sunday evening.

The First Lady never fails at leaving me in awe.

On this occasion she looked radiant wearing an emerald off the shoulder Marchesa silk chiffon Grecian gown which she styled with a beautiful silver necklace and drop earrings.

I’m loving the big curls which gave her hair plenty of volume.

Effortless, elegant and regal as always.

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Who Wore Carolina Herrera Better…Michelle Obama or Crystal Reed?

Who Wore Carolina Herrera Better Michelle Obama or Crystal Reed

Michelle Obama wore a Carolina Herrera navy-and-silver wave-pattern dress featuring bow accents and a square neckline from the Pre-Fall 2013 collection for the dinner hosted by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel back in June.

She styled the look with kitten heels – naturally – and a pair of drop earrings which perfectly complemented the dress.

Crystal Reed – who has had several memorable Carolina Herrera moments – wore the same dress to the BAFTA LA TV Tea Party last month.

She kept her styling just as simple, opting for stud earrings.

You may remember that I thought this dress was a tad too twee for the First Lady. I much prefer this dress on the ‘Teen Wolf’ actress as it suits her sweet girlie-girl style.

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You can buy their Carolina Herrera Fitted Drop Waist Jacquard Dress sans bows from ModaOperandi.com.

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Michelle Obama In Tory Burch & Eva Longoria In Camilla and Marc – Drink Up Initiative

Michelle Obama In Tory Burch & Eva Longoria In Camilla and Marc - Drink Up Initiative

The First Lady, Michelle Obama, was joined by actress Eva Longoria on a visit to Watertown High School in Watertown, Wisconsin as part of the Drink Up initiative to encourage people to drink more water last week.

For the event, Mrs O wore a blue tie-dye Tory Burch ‘Jasmyn’ midi shirtdress with a pleated skirt and retro silhouette.

This dress has more to it than meets the eye as the tie-dye fabric was developed in collaboration with women tie-dyers of the Republic of Guinea to benefit the ‘There is no Limit Foundation’.

Eva was equally colourful, wearing a Camilla and Marc ‘Amphora’ orange dress from the Australian brand’s Fall 2013 collection which features cap sleeves and a wrap skirt notched at the hem.

She styled the look with subtle gold jewels and a half-up, half-down ‘do.

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You can buy Eva’s Camilla and Marc ‘Amphora’ dress from Matches Fashion Global and Matches Fashion UK.

Michelle Obama In Tory Burch & Eva Longoria In Camilla and Marc

Credit: Style.com & Michelle Obama twitter

30.08.13 Screening

Michelle Obama In Duro Olowu – ‘The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights’ Screening

Michelle Obama In Duro Olowu - 'The Powerbroker Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights' Screening

On Tuesday Michelle Obama spoke prior to a screening of ‘The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights’ at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC as part of the celebrations commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

As I have come to expect, Michelle used colour to celebrate this occasion, and you can’t get more colour and print on one dress than a Duro Olowu dress.

The London-based designer known for his festive, mixed-print frocks created this stunning silk-chiffon piece with a dipped hem for a flattering silhouette which has become his signature. You may remember that Keira Knightley wore a similar look on Jimmy Fallon last year.

Mrs O paired her dress with two-tone open-toe heels.

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Michelle Obama In Tracy Reese – ‘Let Freedom Ring’ Ceremony

Michelle Obama In Tracy Reese - 'Let Freedom Ring' Ceremony

Michelle Obama put her fashionable foot forward while attending the ‘Let Freedom Ring’ ceremony for the 50th anniversary celebration of Martin Luther King’s ‘March on Washington’ earlier today in Washington D.C.

As always, she lifted my heart and sent me to fashion heaven, wearing a Tracy Reese Fall 2013 dress.

I love that not only did she make a stylish style statement wearing a black-and-red floral-motif frock with a figure-flattering fit-and-flare silhouette, but also that she wore an African-American designer to commemorate this momentous occasion.

Obsessed with this look. Needless to say.

Tracy Reese Sophisticated Ambiance Dress

You can buy Michelle’s Tracy Reese Sophisticated Ambiance dress from ModCloth.com.

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