First Lady fashion: ‘Michelle O’ revives ‘Jackie O’

America has elected a new President .  The fashion forward Obama family will soon be in the White House.   President Elect Obama’s appointment to this post heralds great change on a global level.  The First Lady Elect, Michelle Obama will also create change for the fashionistas amongst us.

She has proven that politics & fashion do mix. Michelle embodies intelligence, style and beauty. I predict this First Lady will cause a stir in the fashion world akin to Princess Diana.  She seems most capable of filling the shoes of the original political fashionista Jackie Kennedy Onassis (Jackie O).

From Michelle’s killer bob hairstyle, sometimes worn in a Jackie O, flip. To her flat pumps or high heeled boots this First Lady oozes style and  sophistication.

Her strong personality & confidence is reflected in her style. Beads, faux pearls & belts, all sizes, are part of her ‘essentials’. Michelle combines these accessories effortlessly with simple streamlined silhouettes, perfect for her height and shape. Don’t take my word for it look at the pictures.

This First Lady embraces colour, texture and pattern. Yet she does so in a manner that puts a modern spin on another era’s fashion style.

All the while projecting an image of professionalism that screams out the fact, you need to take her seriously.

I am guessing this is perfect for all us professional ladies out there.

I have shared some of her more formal looks on the campaign trail with you. Let me know your favourite and please say why?  I admit to you I am  struggling to choose just one!

Watch this blog for more on Michelle Obama political fashionista… as you know we will be seeing much, much, more…


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4 Responses to “First Lady fashion: ‘Michelle O’ revives ‘Jackie O’”

  1. Mighty says:

    I particular like the high waist purple dress with broad belt.
    Purple is an epitome of royalty, while the style screams powerful and confident.

  2. [...] of course, I can’t get enough of those Jackie O. comparisons. That woman is still known for her classy style, and I just hope that 50 years from now, I’ll be [...]

  3. Garnet Taylor says:

    The Lord watches over you Jehovah Nissi , I am encouraged and inspired by you both, see you in January when Black men and women are getting ready to shift the world

  4. I am pleased by hearing Barack and Michelle speak, although I don’t necessarily believe all they are saying!

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Shaz Posted by: Shaz November 18, 2008 at 7:44 am