Michelle Obama Wears Rose Gold Espadrilles With Butterfly Accents in Vietnam

Michelle Obama showed off an easy, breezy style today during a trip to Vietnam, where she is raising awareness about the importance of educating adolescent girls.

The former first lady wore a pale pink set consisting of a crewneck blouse, harem pants and a printed cardigan today at Can Giuoc, a high school in Vietnam’s Long An province.

michelle obama, vietnam, pink outfit, pink shirt, pants, cardigan, sophia webster shoes, espadrilles, butterfly slip-ons, casual shoes, Former US first lady Michelle Obama (C) meets wiith Vietnamese students in Can Giuoc district, Long An province, Vietnam 09 December 2019. Michelle Obama and Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former US president George W. Bush, were joined by Julia Roberts in Vietnam to promote girls' education, ahead of their visit to Malaysia for the Obama Foundation's Leaders: Asia-Pacific Program conference.Julia Roberts, Michelle Obama and Jenna Bush Hager visit Vietnam, Can Giuoc, Viet Nam - 09 Dec 2019
Michelle Obama wears pale pink with Sophia Webster espadrilles in Vietnam, Dec. 9.
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Obama kept the pink theme going with her footwear but added a metallic twist, choosing rose gold espadrilles from Sophia Webster.

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A close-up look at Michelle Obama’s Sophia Webster shoes.
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The slip-ons have a leather upper, a braided sole and a round toe. Sophia Webster’s signature butterfly accents the upper, with one wing embroidered across each shoe. Saksfifthavenue.com has the casual slides in stock for $325.

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Sophia Webster metallic espadrilles with butterflies.
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Obama accessorized with Foundrae necklaces.

The Harvard Law School graduate was joined today by Jenna Bush Hager, Julia Roberts and Lana Candor. The next stop for Obama is Malaysia, where she will attend the Obama Foundation’s Leaders: Asia-Pacific Program conference.

As first lady, Obama was known for championing American designers like Jason Wu, Michael Kors and Tanya Taylor, as well as incorporating less expensive pieces from Gap or Target into her wardrobe.

“I wanted to draw attention to and celebrate American designers, especially those who were less established, even if it sometimes frustrated the old guard, including Oscar de la Renta, who was reportedly displeased that I wasn’t wearing his creations,” she wrote in her memoir, “Becoming.”

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