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Tracking the different styles of first ladies

Getting First Lady Look for Less

By MissStylish · June 6, 2009 · 0 Comments ·

Now that some of the top stylish first ladies have been established on my previous post "First Ladies Fashion", I will be posting Look for Less options on this page.

 

Princess Letizia of Spain at the Royals Host Gala Dinner Honoring Costa Rica President

 

 

Chiffon Ruffled Shirt $39.99 at Macy's

 

 

Sequin skirt $29.99 at Kohl's

 

Look For Less 

 

Michelle Obama at the White House State Dinner wearing a gold strapless evening gown designed by Indian-American designer Naeem Khan.

 

 

 

 

 

$190.00 Gold strapless dress at eDressMe

 

$70.00 Gold Stack Bangles at CoutureCandy

 

Look for Less 

 

 

                                                                       Photo via huffington Post

 

 Michelle Obama

 

 or

 

$124.90                                                       $158

 

Option 1- Jacquard Jacket & Dress $124.90 at Nordstrom

 

 

 

Option 2- Dress with Blouson Jacket $158.00 at Nordstrom

 

Sliver shoe $89.00 at Urban Minx

 

Carla Bruni

 

 or

 

               $49                                                         $69.99

 

Option 1- belted sheath dress $49.00 at Dillard's

 

Option 2- Cotton sheath dress $69.99 at Banana Republic  

 

 

 

 or

 

$11.99                                                                               $49.99

 

Tumbled leather belt $11.99 at Talbots

 

 

Danielle Leather Pumps $44.99 at Liz Claiborne

 

 

Trench Coat $79.90 by Michael Kors at Nordstrom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Look for Less

 

 

 

 

 

Campaign Promise Date in New York

 

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart ...President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart ...

 

                Choice A                                                     Choice B

 

or

 

    $99.99                                                                   $140

 

Choice A- Black  ruffle dress $99.99 at Bluefly

 

Choice B- Patra chiffon tiered dress $140.00 at Dillard's

 

 

$19.00 cropped bolero at Dillard's

 

 

     $59.98                                                         $56                                                 $19.99

 

Black Shoes $59.98 at Aldo

 

Blue Patent Clutch $56.00 at Endless.com

 

Logo Bangle Bracelet Trio $19.99 at Liz Claiborne

 

Look for Less

 

Michelle and Barack attending an Evening of Poetry event at the White House. I love this ensemble that Michelle is wearing because she is dressed casual but yet sophisticated. According to the nymag she is wearing a patterned off-the-shoulder top from British label Basso & Brooke's spring 2009 collection. This particular top is actually a dress from the collection, It seems that the designer made it into a top instead for Michelle. Oh well, since I cannot afford this cost of this designer top, please see below for a look for less I have recreated.

 

 

This is not an exact replica, but this top is also an Eye-catching beautiful top like Michelle's top with different hues of colors. This off the shoulder Arden B  top is  $38.00.

 

 

 

 

White Capri Pants $34.00 at Dillard's

 

 

Silver Disc Earrings $28.00 at Dillard's

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver Sandals $29.99 at Famous Footwear

 

 

 

 

Pretty In Magenta

 

At the White House Correspondents' Dinner on May 9th 2009, Michelle was pretty in magenta in yet another Micheal Kors ensemble. A similar Micheal Kors sheath dress on Nordstrom website runs about $1,750. I will be creating a close look for less for her fashion at the dinner.

 

 

 

This pink-raspberry sheath dress can be brought Newport-News website for $39.00

 

 

 

Cubic zirconia vintage earring $24.00 at Banana Republic 

 

     

 

Designer Nec Filigree Flower Neck $49.99 at Target 

 

 or

 

A more expensive option is this Ben-AmunPink Enamel Flower Necklace with Crystals for $245.00 at Max & Chloe  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

Look For Less Option #2

 

Michelle is wearing a black Michael Kors dress at the Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World. This dress retails in the thousands but a similar look can be achieved for $100.39.

 

 

          Chain & Bead Necklace $7.80 at Forever 21

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

 

  Black Long Dress $57.60 at Ron Herman                                

 

 

 

 

 

 Corset Belt $34.99 at Spiegel 

 

Look for Less #3

 

Mrs. Obama is wearing another beautiful ensemble from Paris designer Azzedine Alaia, which costs thousands. Below is a look for less-

 

                        

 

This black Ralph Lauren dress just at $118.30 by Lauren Ralph Lauren at Lord & Taylor  is a great alternative for this Michelle O look.

 

 

 

 

 There are two options of Bolero Jacket here that can be worn over the dress just like Michele.  

 

 

$19.00 cropped bolero at Dillard's

 

     or      

 

 

This $115.99 crop bolero by Autumn Cashmere at Bluefly

 

Lastly the bracelet and Shoe to go-

 

 Rhinestone Bracelet $8.90 at Windsor

 

 

 

Bcbgirls Leather Stiletto Pumps for $59.99 at Lord & Taylor

 

 

 

 

 

Obamas Greet Mexican Counterparts As They Arrive For State Dinner

$396.00 by House of Dereon at eDressMe

First Ladies Fashion

By MissStylish · April 26, 2009 · 0 Comments ·

I have to say Michelle Obama is influencing fashion in a big way. Her first lady role is now popular from the Jackie O days. But apart from popular stylish first ladies like Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni, there are also other fashionable ladies out there.  I will be documenting their fashion and also finding cheaper alternatives that are more affordable (see my next post). Also if you know of other stylish ladies not on this list, please let me know.

Thanks.

 Michelle Obama

 

            

 

Carla Bruni- First lady of France

 Queen Rania of Jordan

 

Sonsoles Espinosa- First lady of Spain

 Sonsoles Espinosa with her counterpart Carla Bruni      Sonsoles here with her husband and Penolope Cruz

First Lady oF Qatatr- Sheikha Mozah

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Princess Letizia of Spain

 

Kim Simplis-Barrow- First Lady of Belize

 

 Asma Al-Assad- first lady of Syria