Barack’s farewell speech on Jan. 10 proved to be no exception, as the first lady donned a chic ensemble for the occasion while she watched her husband address the nation from Chicago. Michelle’s understated, but elegant navy blue frock was the absolute perfect choice for the event and we couldn’t have imagined a better selection for the night. The flowing dress had a sheer, lace-patterned overlay with full-length sleeves. So. On. Point.
Earlier in the day the couple was spotted boarding Air Force One for Chicago where Michelle bundled up in a black belted coat and matching gloves, her hair blowing in the wind as she waved before going inside the plane. Both Michelle and Barack were all smiles as they set off for Chicago. The president selected the setting, his adopted hometown, for the momentous occasion. “For Michelle and me, Chicago is where it all started. It’s the city that showed us the power and fundamental goodness of the American people,” the president wrote in a Facebook post earlier in the day.
Fashionable First Lady Michelle Obama, 52, set the bar high with her stunning style choices throughout her time in the White House as she rocked a slew of high-fashion frocks, often recycling her favorite looks and even blending her designer duds with attainable finds, like items from Gap. She wasn’t afraid to embrace bold prints and bright colors and we loved watching her take chances with her sleek and chic style — and every time she stepped out she looked perfectly put together for the occasion.