4 First Lady Style Secrets to Steal From Michelle Obama

Test Drive Your Clothes-
"If you feel confident wearing something, it automatically looks better on you. Michelle owns every outfit she wears. You can tell that she never feels uncomfortable or uneasy ... more 
Test Drive Your Clothes-
"If you feel confident wearing something, it automatically looks better on you. Michelle owns every outfit she wears. You can tell that she never feels uncomfortable or uneasy in her clothing."

Make it work for you: Try out a look before wearing it to an interview or first date. Hang around your place in the outfit for an hour or run some errands. If you're constantly making adjustments (pulling down the skirt, checking to make sure your bra strap isn't showing, etc.), find another outfit. The less you're thinking about your clothes, the better they will look on you.
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 3:30 PM EDT
The super-fashionable Michelle Obama is known for wearing surprisingly affordable duds, from a J. Crew number on Jay Leno to an H&M (yes, really) dress on The Today Show. But it's about a whole lot more than just where she shops. Her status as a style icon has a lot to do with four little fashion tricks. We got Kate Betts, author of Everyday Icon and former editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar, to share those look-sexy secrets.
By Gabrielle Frank

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