From Inaugural Ballgowns to Fashionable Cover Shoots

 - Jul 4, 2009   Updated: Apr 19 2011
Michelle Obama, the current First Lady, is not only part of a political powerhouse, but is a fashion-forward style guru.

Check out the slide show below for some of Michelle Obama’s most talked about looks, from her unforgettable inaugural outfits to presidential Vogue covers and quirky and colorful accessories.

Implications - Jackie Onassis Kennedy has set the tone for the ideal first lady, emulating an air of grace and elegance that is unparalleled. Michelle Obama is a great example of the modern-day first lady, and is often referred to as the strong one in the relationship between she and Barack Obama. Ultimately, the modern first lady is not different from the modern woman: powerful, in control and compassionate.