Style and Substance
4/20/2016, 9:30 a.m. | Updated on 4/20/2016, 9:30 a.m.
Beauty and brains, First Lady Michelle Obama has it all! A lawyer, writer and wife of the 44th President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama is also the mother of two gorgeous daughters, Sasha and Malia Obama.
A trendsetter in fashion, the First Lady has appeared in publications like Vogue and graced the cover of Better Homes & Gardens Magazine in 2011, making her the first to do so in 48 years, and the first woman.
When it comes to fashion and style, the First Lady’s selection in clothing, can span anywhere from less expensive pieces such as items made by J. Crew and Target to high end fashions including stunning gowns designed by Jason Wu.
In the past, she’s shown a preference for sleeveless dresses including the one worn for her first-term official portrait designed by Michael Kors and she’s adorned other high end pieces from more than 50 design companies.
Besides her incredible sense of style, Michelle Obama is a woman of substance and character.
During her husband’s presidency, she’s been a strong advocate for healthy families, service members and their families, higher education and international adolescent girls education.
As the first African-American First Lady, she has become a role model to young women and girls everywhere.
The Citizen captured America’s First Lady in moments that depict her as a woman of style, substance and grace.