When President Barack Obama took office, daughter Malia Obama was only 10 years-old. Now, she’s more than halfway through college.
Over the years, the American public has seen Malia grow up — and as we watched her go from middle school to high school to college, her style has evolved, too.
During her early days, the now-21-year-old opted for kid-appropriate shoe styles, like ballet flats and Converse sneakers. Her sister Sasha, now 18, had similar taste in footwear.
As the weather gets warmer each year, Malia has long chosen open-toed styles — often favoring walkable shoes that are flat or feature a low heel.
During a gap year in New York in 2017, Malia had opportunities aplenty to wear boots. She was spotted multiple times clad in shearling-lined 3.1 Philip Lim ankle boots while en route to work at The Weinstein Company.
While booties were a fitting choice for New York’s harsh winters, the Harvard University student has also tested out boots for summer. Dr. Martens combat boots were her pick while out and about in France in June during a family vacation.
The Sidwell Friends alum begins junior year of college on Sept. 4. As for her next post-White House plans, Malia hasn’t made any sort of announcement. Both of her parents attended law school, meeting at Chicago firm Sidley & Austin in 1989.
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