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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


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                                                                       Photo via huffington Post


 Michelle Obama




$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




               $49                                                         $69.99


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


Option 2- Cotton sheath dress $69.99 at Banana Republic  






$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
















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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




    $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


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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 




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





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

posted by

Please tell me where to get those silver round earrings michelle is wearing goint to her poetry evening. I love them..she looks awesome...

posted by

I have posted similar earring, not the exact replica but I think it will work. Hope this helps!!!.

Thanks for checking out the site.

posted by Anonymous

The recreations are good.

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Thank you

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