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
Play up your curves with fitted silhouettes like the First Lady, who knows how to dress for her size and shape. Mrs. Obama hits the mark in this bold blue sheath dress by Proenza Schouler at the National Prayer Breakfast. Steal her style with this Belted A-Line Dress, $24.99, charlotterusse.com. This is the perfect dress to wear from the office to a night on the town, because you can dress it up or down.