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In case there was anyone left in the world who might question Michelle Obama’s fashion cred, the first lady wore a pair of Alexander Wang jeans while in Botswana last week. More importantly, though, these weren’t just any old A. Wang jeans, these were a pair of doodle-printed denim from his acclaimed Spring 2011 collection.
Try as we might, we (and by we, we mean the fashion community at large) simply can’t convince First Lady Michelle Obama that what she wears has an importance beyond making her look good and covering up what needs covering up. So when she sat down with reporters for lunch at the White House this week, she shooed away the suggestion that her wardrobe is any different from any other American woman’s. “Clothes are just the thing you wear to do the stuff you need to do,” she said.
It’s been a while since we’ve taken a look at Michelle Obama’s sartorial choices, but in light of the way the First Lady — in the words of Rachel Zoe — shut it down this weekend, we couldn’t help ourselves.