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Michelle Obama’s relatable style continues to inspire fans beyond the White House.
The former first lady took to social media last night to check in following the latest episode of her new podcast; as she offered meaningful words of motherly advice and thoughts, the best-selling author shared a moment of herself journaling on a scenic patio. She continued her mom-chic style in the black and white image, lounging in a short-sleeve cardigan over a relaxed tank top and classic skinny jeans.
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I just wanted to check in with you all because a lot of you have been checking in on me after hearing this week’s podcast. First things first—I’m doing just fine. There’s no reason to worry about me. Like I said in that conversation with @Michele__Norris, I’m thinking about the folks out there risking themselves for the rest of us—the doctors and nurses and essential workers of all kinds. I’m thinking about the teachers and students and parents who are just trying to figure out school for the fall. I’m thinking about the people out there protesting and organizing for a little more justice in our country. The idea that what this country is going through shouldn’t have any effect on us—that we all should just feel OK all the time—that just doesn’t feel real to me. So I hope you all are allowing yourselves to feel whatever it is you’re feeling. I hope you’re listening to yourselves and taking a moment to reflect on everything that’s coming at us, and what you might be able to do about it. And to all of you who’ve reached out—thank you. I hope you’re also reaching out to all those you’re closest with, not just with a text, but maybe with a call or a videochat. Don’t be afraid to offer them a shoulder to lean on, or to ask for one yourself. Love you all. 📸: Adam Garber @garbr
Her first guest on her podcast was none other than her husband, former President Barack Obama. As the two recorded the episode in what appeared to be a family room, Michelle chose a linen top and printed shorts while the former chief of the nation kept up his cool-dad style by layering an untucked button-down shirt with dark-wash jeans and a pair of sustainable sneakers.
His Allbirds Wool Runners have been tagged as carbon-neutral and sustainable, incorporating superfine merino wool into the uppers as well as laces formed from recycled plastic bottles with trademarked Brazilian sugarcane SweetFoam cushioning. The black iteration chosen by Obama retails for $95 at Allbirds.com.
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Can’t wait for you to hear the first episode of The #MichelleObamaPodcast! It’s a long, thoughtful talk with @BarackObama—we had some fun with this one. That conversation goes live tomorrow, but you can follow us right now by clicking the link in my bio to hear a preview.
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.
Channel Michelle Obama’s ever-chic style with these next pieces, perfect for recreating her look.
To Buy: Hanes White Camisole, $8 (was $10).
Click through the gallery to find even more of Michelle Obama’s best style moments.