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Michelle Obama’s Fashionable 50th Year: Our Favorite Looks (Photos)

A look back at the First Lady’s most stylish moments from the past 12 months.

Michelle Obama stunned America last February by making a video cameo at the Oscars, where she wore an embellished Naeem Khan gown. Photograph via the official White House Flickr.

She makes headlines across the world by sporting a new hairstyle, sends crowds to the mall to get their hands on her accessories, and shatters the stigma of a fashionless Washington with her gala attire. It goes without saying at this point that Michelle Obama is a major style icon. From White House business meetings to black-tie affairs to pop-culture appearances, the First Lady always finds a way to wow us with her bold taste in designers and all-around fashion-forward wardrobe. In honor of her birthday, here’s a look back at some the most eye-catching fashion moments of her 50th year.

All photographs via the official White House Flickr, unless otherwise noted.

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