Michelle Obama's Travel Chic

From meeting heads of state to flying in style, the first lady brings her distinctly American brand of elegance to England. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg

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Eschewing the traditional hat worn when meeting the Queen of England, the first lady sweeps her hair back to top her black-and-white full-skirted Isabel Toledo dress. Her satin Jason Wu coat came off inside to reveal a simple black Azzedine Alaia cardigan underneath.