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

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Though Obama took heat from the CFDA for choosing Alexander McQueen (rather than an American designer) for a state dinner with the Chinese president in 2011, we find it hard to critique anything about this elegant, draped print gown. Even less objectionable was the First Lady's response to the dress drama: "Women, wear what you love!"



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