Enhance your own first class style by taking cues from First Lady Michelle Obama, who has become a fashion icon for her ability to mix high-end designers with mass market staples. Get back to the basics when you’re on a budget by buying items that look timeless and classic. By Qianna Smith
We love Mrs. Obama’s fearless approach to fashion. Proving ho-hum hues are a thing of the past, the First Lady confidently steps forward in vibrant colors and accessories in this Native American shawl worn during a visit to the Department of the Interior. Get the look with this vivid blue pashmina, $44.25, pashminainternational.com.