Michelle Obama spent her time, as FLOTUS, lifting women up and encouraging them to be smart, healthy and strong individuals. Not only did Mrs. Obama win the hearts of a million young girls and women - she also gained respect from the fashion community.
Everything she wore, from gowns to casual attire, represented what she stood for - strength and confidence.
Our First Lady is, and always will be, the epitome of grace and style. Here is a catalog of some of her best looks:
Michelle Obama looked radiant wearing this marigold-hued dress by the amazing, Narciso Rodriguez. An absolutely gorgeous choice for the President's final State of the Union address.
This strapless Jason Wu gown was a stunning choice for one, of the many, White House State Dinner's.
One can never go wrong with Vera Wang and The First Lady proved that, while wearing this elegant gown for the China State Dinner.
Michelle Obama wearing Missoni, an Italian designer, while in Milan, is almost too perfect.
Mrs. Obama rocked this gray Marchesa gown to the 100th Annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
The First Lady looked incredibly stylish wearing this green floral Naeem Khan dress at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts.
Michelle Obama knows how to wear a green dress! This Marchesa silk chiffon Grecian gown was the perfect choice for the 36th Kennedy Center Honors Gala.
The First Lady picked a very complimenting flared Tracy Reese dress while celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King.
This tailored Michael Kors dress and blazer is the perfect mix of class and elegance. No wonder FLOTUS wore it during the presidential debate at Hofstra University.
Mrs. Obama matched a Michael Kors sweater with a sophisticated J.Crew skirt at the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.
Ralph Lauren for the win! The First Lady showed her amazing figure in a black Ralph Lauren gown at the U.S. Ambassador's in London.
Michelle Obama, wearing a purple gown, designed by Doo-Ri Chung, while hosting a State Dinner for the President and First Lady of South Korea - gorgeous!
This colorful Thakoon dress looked even brighter on Mrs. Obama as she attended the Cinco De Mayo reception at the White House.
For the "Christmas in Washington" special, the First Lady wore an elegant black lace dress by, Norman Norell.
Kai Milla's emerald dress suits Michelle Obama well as she hosts the Stevie Wonder In Performance at The White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize event.
Here's another Naeem Khan dress that looks flawless! Michelle Obama dazzled in gold for a State Dinner at the White House.
The First Lady absolutely glowed while wearing this black and red dress by, Narciso Rodriguez, the morning after Barack Obama was elected President.