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
Looking gorgeous in green, First Lady Michelle Obama wore an emerald green silk-chiffon dress by Kai Milla, wife of Stevie Wonder, at the White House Concert honoring Wonder with the Gershwin Award for Lifetime Achievement. Step out in color this spring by donning rainbow hues like green, yellow or orange. Show off your curves à la Mrs. Obama in this Pleated Empire Waist dress—a true steal at $14.90, wetseal.com.