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It's been a long time since Seventh Ave. buzzed about a White House wardrobe. Michelle Obama has caught the industry's attention
Michelle Obama's fashion choices have been called glamorous, modern and controversial. A look at the First Lady's most contentious wardrobe picks. CC BY: The White House
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s she refreshingly modern or is she too bold? Is she relatable or simply too casual? Whether she likes it or not, what Michelle Obama wears is frequently at the center of the fashion world’s white hot -- and often unforgiving -- attention. Bloggers and designers alike rarely miss a moment to comment on an unorthodox pattern or potentially risky cut. Not since Jackie O. has there been a young woman in the White House that has commanded so much attention for her sartorial swagger. Here are some of Michelle Obama’s more controversial fashion dos and don’ts.

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