Michelle Obama Wears Edgy Look for Final Talk-Show Appearance as First Lady

Michelle Obama made her final appearance on a talk show as first lady on Wednesday.

Following Barack Obama’s emotional farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday night, the first lady headed to New York for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The host dedicated the entire show to Michelle, and there were special appearances by Stevie Wonder, Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle.

The first lady has been pushing the fashion boundaries in the final stretch of her time in the White House, wearing dresses by Gucci, Narciso Rodriguez, Versace and others. For “The Tonight Show,” she opted for a Givenchy fitted black, long-sleeved dress with oversized zipper detailing and Givenchy silver metallic pumps.

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Michelle Obama on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” wearing a black dress with zipper detail and silver pumps.
CREDIT: Courtesy of NBC
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Michelle Obama wearing silver pumps on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”
CREDIT: Courtesy of NBC

For the farewell address, Michelle wore a navy Jason Wu lace dress and simple black pumps — perhaps a nod to the somewhat somber feeling of leaving the White House after eight years.

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Michelle Obama (center) with Malia Obama and Barack Obama in Chicago on Jan. 10.

Watch Michelle with Jimmy Fallon below.

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