Michelle Obama's 10 Best Gowns

Though we adore her chic campaign trail dresses and preppy J. Crew separates, the FLOTUS really knows how to work a designer gown. We rounded up her top black-tie attire

ROYAL PURPLE

To greet the South Korean president at a state dinner in 2011, Obama picked a rich violet one-shoulder Doo.Ri creation with a contrasting turquoise beaded belt by designer Doo-Ri Chung. If we were Malia Obama, we'd already have our eye on this one for prom.