15 Times Michelle Obama Wore Our Favorite Designers

Credit where credit is due: Michelle Obama has amazing style. The first lady has a roster of designers in her repertoire that rivals that of many a street style star. She’s devoted to showcasing pieces by American designers, from the iconic Ralph Lauren to fashion-plate favorite Jason Wu.

When the occasion calls for it, Obama uses her style to aid in her politics too. In the U.K., she favors British designers like Alexander McQueen, and for a state dinner to honor the president of China, she chose a gown by Vera Wang, an American of Chinese descent—proof that great fashion can also send a message. Read on to see just a few of the times Michelle Obama donned the designers we love; then shop our picks by them!