Michelle Obama Matches Her Mom Jeans to Metallic Sneakers From This Cult-Favorite Brand

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Michelle Obama’s relatably-chic style is neverending.

As she recorded the latest episode of her new podcast, the former first lady sat down with journalist and former NPR host Michele Norris in a relaxed setting. Posting the moment on her Instagram last night with a heartfelt caption, Obama kept things casual in a white blouse with raw-hem mom jeans.

The best-selling author then gave the laid-back ensemble a bold touch with her choice of metallic footwear.

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Recording a podcast has been soul-nourishing in the deepest ways. It’s given me the opportunity to reflect and the space to have long, open-ended conversations with some of my closest friends. And I hope all of you are finding some time to have these sorts of conversations with people you love. When we open up about what we’re going through, we can better identify our inner voices and listen to them without feeling guilty. That’s where change starts. Because we can’t show up for the world if we don’t take care of ourselves first. That’s where our truest power lies—right inside our minds and hearts. I hope you'll keep tuning in to these conversations on The #MichelleObamaPodcast. You can listen in at the link in my bio. #SelfcareSunday

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Her standout silver and white sneakers resemble Golden Goose’s Superstar sneakers, complete with a signature star patch detail on the lateral side. Adorned with the brand’s logo across the tongue as well as three distinct perforations across the medial side, the sneaker finishes off with a distressed appeal and a unique all-silver outsole. The two-tone pair is available at Farfetch.com with a price tag of $530.

Golden Goose has growingly become one of celebrities’ go-to brands for higher-end sneakers, seen on the likes of Alessandra Ambrosio, Kate Hudson, Hilary Duff, Paris Jackson and more in the past few months alone. The brand’s purposefully worn-in design appeals to increasingly popular athleisure and comfort taking over the fashion scene in the current environment.

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Golden Goose Superstar sneakers.
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Michelle’s legacy includes numerous campaigns like Let’s Move!, encouraging children to embrace a healthier lifestyle, and the Let Girls Learn initiative, which is dedicated to increasing access to education for girls. Beyond her endless charitable actions and positive influences, the “Becoming” star also turned into a style icon across her eight years in the capital.

Her personal style mixes together everything from affordable J.Crew shoes and accessories to standout glimmering Balenciaga boots from her 2018 interview with Sarah Jessica Parker.

For a bold twist on Michelle Obama’s cool sneakers, try out these metallic pairs for size.

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To Buy: P488 John Sneakers, $275.

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To Buy: Veja V-10 Unicorn Sneakers, $140.


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To Buy: Adidas Coast Star Sneakers, $44 (was $70).

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