From Jackie Kennedy to Inaugural Ball Gowns

By: Luisa Amanda Gomes - Published: Mar 5, 2010   Updated: May 19 2011
This collection of fab first lady fashions is dedicated to the fashion forward wives of Presidents past and present. From style icon Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama, these first ladies certainly know how to steal the show from their husbands with their fashionable gear.

So, check out how the runway is inspired by these women, down to their beautiful glitzy inaugural gowns.

Implications - As a public figure, the First Lady has to project a modest, yet modern image that will portray her as proper in the public eye. The role of a First Lady is to be demure and elegant as well as fashionable. The population wants to see her as a perfect political figure's counterpart.