Happy 21st Birthday, Malia Obama: A Look at Her Style Over the Years

Malia Obama’s birthday falls on quite the patriotic day.  Born on the Fourth of July, the former first child has spent half of her life in the spotlight as the eldest daughter of Barack Obama.

Over the years, we’ve seen her style evolve. But one thing is for sure, whether she’s spotted in ballet flats or combat boots, she has always opted for comfortably chic styles.

malia, sasha, obama daughters, dr. martens boots, nike air force 1 sneakers, celebrity street style, Isle sur Sorgue, France 26th of June 2019Malia and Tasha Obama, Barack?s daughters, strolling in the market of the little french village of Isle sur Sorgue close to Avignon where they ?re holidaying with the parents Barack and Michelle for a weekABACAPRESS.COMPictured: Ref: SPL5098220 160619 NON-EXCLUSIVEPicture by: AbacaPress / SplashNews.comSplash News and PicturesLos Angeles: 310-821-2666New York: 212-619-2666London: 0207 644 7656Milan: 02 4399 8577photodesk@splashnews.comUnited Arab Emirates Rights, Australia Rights, Bahrain Rights, Canada Rights, Finland Rights, Greece Rights, India Rights, Israel Rights, South Korea Rights, New Zealand Rights, Qatar Rights, Saudi Arabia Rights, Singapore Rights, Thailand Rights, Taiwan Rights, United Kingdom Rights, United States of America Rights
Malia (L) and Sasha Obama shopping in France on June 16.
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Last month, Malia and her sister, Sasha, were spotted shopping at a market in Avignon, France, sporting some of the latest trends.

Malia wore a black denim jacket paired with a black shirt complete white embroidery details and high-waisted shorts. To top it off, Malia opted for timeless and trendy Dr. Martens boots. Her look contrasted nicely with Sasha, who wore a bucket hat, a green army coat, jeans and white sneakers.

malia, sasha, obama daughters, dr. martens boots, nike air force 1 sneakers, celebrity street style, Isle sur Sorgue, France 26th of June 2019Malia and Tasha Obama, Barack?s daughters, strolling in the market of the little french village of Isle sur Sorgue close to Avignon where they ?re holidaying with the parents Barack and Michelle for a weekABACAPRESS.COMPictured: Ref: SPL5098220 160619 NON-EXCLUSIVEPicture by: AbacaPress / SplashNews.comSplash News and PicturesLos Angeles: 310-821-2666New York: 212-619-2666London: 0207 644 7656Milan: 02 4399 8577photodesk@splashnews.comUnited Arab Emirates Rights, Australia Rights, Bahrain Rights, Canada Rights, Finland Rights, Greece Rights, India Rights, Israel Rights, South Korea Rights, New Zealand Rights, Qatar Rights, Saudi Arabia Rights, Singapore Rights, Thailand Rights, Taiwan Rights, United Kingdom Rights, United States of America Rights
A close-up look at Malia (L) and Sasha’s shoes.
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On the same family trip, Malia was spotted pulling off the monochromatic trend. The Harvard University student wore a dramatic white halter top with a revealing back.  She matched the look with white pants, simple strappy sandals and a red Mansur Gavriel Mini Bucket bag. 

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Malia Obama wears a white halter top and strappy sandals.
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Malia continues to pair classic style with contemporary Gen Z flair. There’s no doubt she learned some style tips from her mother, former first lady, Michelle.

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The Obamas in June 2016.
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The Obama women never fail to be sensibly chic. Often pairing comfortable shoes with more elevated dresses, tops and pants, they are always ready for the camera while on the go. Malia, specifically, is a champion for comfortable shoes. She’s often spotted in sneakers and boots, rather than heels and sandals, like her sister Sasha.

As Malia enters another year of her early twenties, we can’t wait to see her style continue to blossom.

See more of Malia Obama’s style over the years.

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