Michelle Obama Shines In Metallic Gold Pumps While Promoting Diversity in IT Workforce

As a featured speaker at the Microsoft Envision conference in Orlando yesterday, Michelle Obama dressed elegantly and sophisticatedly, as always.

The former first lady wore a red sheath dress by Roland Mouret. Its square neck and cap sleeves with a slightly cinched waist offered a feminine appeal and was a refined accent to her modern choice of footwear. Designed by Jimmy Choo, Obama’s understated pumps were finished in a gold metallic hue with a deep, curved vamp and pointed toe.


Rouland Mouret
CREDIT: Neimanmarcus.com

Roland Mouret Hirta red cap-sleeve square-neck sheath dress, $1,435; Neimanmarcus.com

Jimmy Choo
CREDIT: Net-a-porter.com

Jimmy Choo Romy 100 mirrored-leather pumps, $675; Net-a-porter.com

At the conference, Obama spoke to IT professionals and advised that tech companies must hire diverse employees in order to grow. She explained that most people are more comfortable hiring those that think similarly to themselves and suggested that doing the opposite would expand horizons and encourage growth.

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