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Click through to see First Lady Michelle Obama's 100 best looks of all time, in honor of her 51st birthday today! Did your favorite make the cut?
This gold and black vintage Norman Norell dress worn for the TNT Christmas celebration is a First Lady first—it's one of the first times Michelle has gone vintage for a public appearance.
We love that Michelle is never one to shy away from an eclectic print.
MObama knows her way around a ball gown—this time, a shimmery Monique Lhuiller for the Kennedy Center Honors.
Michelle snuggles up in a black and grey patterned coat at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Michelle wore this textured black dress to show off the 2014 White House holiday decorations.
This is not your average LBD...just look at the print at the bottom of the dress!
She wore this 3.1 Phillip Lim midi dress while supporting the arts at a Grammy Awards Museum luncheon.
This summery blue Tanya Taylor frock is super flattering.
This red, white and blue Tanya Taylor dress is perfect for this occasion—a special naturalization ceremony held at The National Archives.
Michelle hosted the first-ever talent show at the White House last year in a Michael Kors dress with an Alexander McQueen belt.
At her annual Mother's Day Tea, Michelle shimmered in this shirtdress.
For such a fashion-forward event as the grand opening of the Anna Wintour Costume Center, Michelle chose an appropriately fashion-forward dress designer—Naeem Khan.
Playful patterns on a visit to Fort Campbell.
For the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll, Michelle went casual.
Another casual look from FLOTUS, this time, for working on the White House kitchen garden.
Who knew you could disembark from a plane looking this good?
That dress is unmistakable—Diane von Furstenberg, of course!
Another printed winner.
A print-friendly piece at the Women In Soul Music Workshop And Performance at the White House.
Looking amazing in activewear, Michelle celebrates the fourth anniversary of her Let's Move campaign with none other than Amy Poehler.
This floral dress is really speaking to us for summer wardrobe inspiration.
Holiday-ready in silver in white at the 2013 TNT Christmas celebration.
At a White House reception for the 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees in dazzling teal Marchesa.
Hosting a holiday arts and crafts event for military families in grey and white florals.
Proof that LBDs needn't be basic.
Wearing a Jason Wu coat to a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of late US president John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery.
Chatting with high school students in boldy patterned Etro.
Stepping out for Sunday church services in a beautiful plum Alaïa look.
Arriving at President Obama's State of the Union speech in a radiant two-toned Jason Wu dress.
Giving Usher a standing ovation at the Kids Inaugural concert in Alexander McQueen.
Chatting with Jimmy Fallon in custom Duro Olowu.
With Valerie Trierweiler, partner of French president Francois Hollande, in black-and-white Carolina Herrera.
At the 43rd annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Legislative Conference dinner in a strapless patterned gown cinched with a J.Crew belt.
With the POTUS, along with former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, at the Let Freedom Ring Commemoration in floral Tracy Reese.
Speaking at a screening in Duro Olowu.
Kicking off the U.S. Open Tennis Championships with Arthur Ashe Kids' Day in this eye-catching patterned Prabal Gurung top.
Heading to Orlando, Florida in an appropriately sunny yellow dress from Talbots.
In shimmering lemon Michael Kors at a kids' state dinner at the White House. Snaps for matching the citrus displays.
Talking a walk with the President in Boy. by Band of Outsiders.
With puppy pal Bo at a pre-Easter celebration with military families and children at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, wearing a J.Crew shell and matching cardigan.
Speaking to employees at the Department of Interior in Jason Wu.
Gorgeous in green at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, DC.
Dropping by Good Morning America in Narciso Rodriguez.
Getting her "mom dance" on in J.Crew—and with a little help from Jimmy Fallon.
In silver Naeem Khan to announce Argo's Best Picture win at the 85th Annual Academy Awards (via satellite, of course).
Sure, it's not couture—but we think the FLOTUS look great even while gardening!
Participating in an interactive student workshop in a pale yellow Preen by Thornton Bregazzi pantsuit. And yes, that's Justin Timberlake in the background.
In Michael Kors, and with the President on her arm, arriving at a medal of honor presentation ceremony at the White House.
Arriving at a bill signing ceremony in crimson Michael Kors.
Wearing jewel-toned Narciso Rodriguez in Boston.
Striking in slit-front fuchsia during a trip to Dallas.
In a Zac Posen suit at a dedication ceremony at the George W. Bush Library and Museum in Dallas.
Goofing around with Conan O'Brien during the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, in a Monique Lhuillier gown.
Lighting up the room in Thakoon.
Speaking at a signing event for her book American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America in a Tory Burch top and sparkling pleated skirt.
In Peter Soronen at a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
In beautiful bow-shouldered Carolina Herrera for a dinner held in President Obama's honor in Berlin. The First Couple stands alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer.
Meeting Senegal's First Family in floral Jason Wu.
In Rachel Roy at a Tanzanian memorial site.
Wearing Jason Wu while walking to Air Force one alongside the Tanzanian First Lady.
Arriving at a prayer service at Washington National Cathedral in Naeem Khan.
In custom Jason Wu at the Commander-In-Chief's Inaugural Ball. This gown, just like MObama's first Wu-designed inaugural dress, is now on view at the Smithsonian.
Arriving at her husband's second inauguration in Thom Browne, accessorized with a belt and plum gloves from J.Crew.
In Reed Krakoff as President Barack Obama takes the oath of office in the White House's Blue Room.
Mrs. O celebrated her 49th birthday in the best way possible: by joining Twitter (follow her @FLOTUS) and getting bangs! Her first shared snapshot on the social media platform? This pic of her meeting with Inaugural citizen co-chair David Hall. Love the hair, love that baroque-swirled Zac Posen dress.
In pleated, blush-hued Byron Lars at the 2012 "Christmas in Washington" concert. That sparkling vintage belt from House of Lavande makes the look, no? Diana Ross seems jealous...
Getting ready to receive the official White House Christmas tree—with First Dog Bo in tow, of course—in a floral circle skirt and tightly-belted cardigan. Just the right amount of retro influence.
All eyes were on the First Lady at the Kennedy Center Honors in December 2012, where she looked absolutely incredible in this gilded, embellished Michael Kors.
Gorgeous and glowing on election night (circa 2012, not 2009!) in eggplant-colored Michael Kors.
For a pre-election appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Mrs. O recycled a gorgeous cartridge-pleated Jason Wu she'd worn several years earlier.
The great fuschia controversy of fall 2012 almost overshadowed the second presidential debate. Michelle Obama went with a vibrant Michael Kors skirt suit to represent the Dems.
FLOTUS drops by Live With Kelly in a Resort 2013 watercolor-printed short sleeve dress by Prabal Gurung. Lovely.
The First Couple charms the pants off Babs and the ladies from The View. Mrs. O opts for a classic kelly green flared dress and an Azaara necklace.
Air travel chic at its best. Of course, jetting around on Air Force One adds some flair, too.
FLOTUS works the prints—this time in a figure-flattering patchwork dress by arty Brit designer Duro Olowu.
In a two-toned brocade coat by Peter Som during a moment of silence at the 9/11 memorial.
Best dressed family ever! Michelle Obama sets a fine example in a '50s-style Laura Smalls dress. Looks like the girls are inheriting mom's sense of style.
Looking very ladylike and refined in custom Thom Browne at the DNC.
The First Lady's electrifying and powerful DNC speech inspired millions—and her Tracy Reese custom dress and J.Crew pumps almost blew up Twitter with what felt like a trillion "Who is she wearing?!" tweets.
FLOTUS chose a ladylike sweetheart neckline and citrus fruity-printed Barbara Tfank Dress for a kids' "State Dinner" at the White House.
At a campaign stop in Iowa, the First Lady repeats an ASOS printed dress—just like us—accented with her favorite Alaïa belt.
During an appearance on the Tonight Show with Olympic medalist Gabby Douglas, the First Lady pairs one of her cool belts with a Bihbu Mohapatra layered and printed dress.
FLOTUS looks flawless in a gold-embroidered design by J. Mendel and gold pointy-toe pumps at Buckingham Palace. Even US Ambassador Louis Susman can't help but sneak a side peek.
Michelle Obama looked to favorite designer Jason Wu (and that trusty Alaïa belt) to attend the signing of the Military Family Licensing Act in Illinois.
On the way to dinner with Israeli President Shimon Peres, the First Lady takes her Michael Kors pleated gown out for a spin, accessorized by a vintage Dior belt and drop earrings by House of Lavande.
The current First Lady—in a floral Prabul Gurung dress accented with modernly-matchy silver belt and pointy pumps—joins former First Lady Laura Bush for the official unveiling of the official White House portraits of the Bushes.
Mrs. O loves her patterns and prints, especially bright ones like this pixel-blocked dress by Preen.
Looking very TV-ready for Good Morning America in a Talbots skirt and a perforated leather Alaïa belt. How very high-low.
We've definitely seen Mrs. O wearing this lovely Tracy Feith dress before, and we can't blame her. It's ladylike perfection, especially with that foliage backdrop.
Gorgeous in a paisley organza gown by Naeem Kahn and rose gold and sapphire hoops by Carla Amorim at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
And another L'Wren Scott cardi, this time in a near-monochrome sweater-and-skirt ensemble for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the White House.
Mrs. O in her favorite Easter dress—a 2009 Thakoon design—layered under a black cardi clipped with another beautiful brooch. Love Malia's monochrome blues, too.
Is it disrespectful to say the First Lady looks hot at the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards in a metallic houndstooth Wes Gordon blazer and foil washed Helmut Lang skinny jeans? We're not even noticing that blonde girl on the left.
David Letterman shares a laugh with the First Lady, clad in a geo-blocked Preen Pre-Fall 2012 dress and her go-to Alexis Bittar pin.
How you doin'? We think the President is just as into this stunning Marchesa gown (and layered pearls by Tom Binns) as we are.
The Obamas on their way to a dinner to celebrate the armed forces. Cobalt blue really is her color—especially in this floor-length gown by favorite designer Jason Wu.
Looking appropriately glamorous in a jacquard Peter Som car coat at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in D.C.
For an appearance on Jay Leno, Michelle Obama tucked a gold lamé Michael Kors crewneck knit into her mint green J.Crew jacquard pencil skirt and belted it with a House of Lavande belt.
Looking divine (those arms!) in J. Mendel at the BET Honors 2012.
The First Family (and Conan O'Brien!) during Christmas at the White House in 2011. True to form, Michelle Obama introduced fashion-girl-favorite Cushnie et Ochs to the entire nation with this alluring forest-green gown.
Mrs. O. stuns in a cobalt foil dress by Rodarte (and her Tom Binns pearls) at the White House Hanukkah celebration.
At a Disney kids event, the First Lady belts her magenta draped Roksanda Ilincic dress with a skinny Alaïa belt.
Mrs. O always looks great in one-shouldered column gowns—like this beautiful magenta design by Doo.Ri.
The First Lady wears a vibrant Sophie Theallet print dress on her way back from Camp David.
MObama takes a risk and wins in this embroidered tea-length strapless dress by Chris Benz at the formal Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 34th Annual Awards Gala.
Looking elegant in a crisp Prabal Gurung x J.Crew bow-fronted top at the "A Concert For Hope" event, hosted by Washington National Cathedral. Two of her favorite labels in one!
Absolutely breathtaking in ivory Tom Ford and English-appropriate elbow length gloves at Buckingham Palace in 2011. (The President looks like he's having a blast in tails, right?)
Mrs. O went all-out with the glamorous gowns for the official US visit to London in May 2011. Here she went with formal black and all-American in an off-the-shoulder Ralph Lauren.
Even the First Lady of the United States is not immune to the fashion charms of the Olsen twins; here, she wears a champagne-hued pleated skirt by The Row on The View.
Welcoming guests to a governor's dinner at the White House in warm blues by Peter Som.
The First Lady looks Hollywood regal in a red and black Alexander McQueen ballgown and an updo at a State Dinner for the Chinese President.
Cobalt with sparkles! Michelle Obama chose this layered and corseted one-shoulder gown by Peter Soronen, dazzling earrings and a belt by Sutra Designs and jeweled heels from Jimmy Choo to welcome the First Couple of Mexico to the White House in 2010.
On an official state visit to Mexico City, Michelle Obama makes the most graceful exit off a plane ever in a beautiful printed Tracy Reese dress.
The cut of this captivating gown by Michael Kors totally accentuates the First Lady's buff arms—perfect for waving to the crowds of admirers at the annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Phoenix Awards dinner in 2010.
Absolutely dazzling in gold-embroidered Naeem Kahn for dinner with the Indian Prime Minister in 2009. Mr. O thinks so, too.
The First Lady dresses to suit a theme again, opting for a gold confection by Rodarte for a reception during the 121st International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session and XIII Olympic Congress in Copenhagen in 2009.
Date night! So sultry (is that okay to say about the First Lady?) in a ruffly Alaïa dress and strappy heels for her and no tie for him.
So cute! The President can't take his eyes off his beautiful wife in this sublime crystal encrusted gown by Peter Soronen before a governor's dinner in 2009.
The First Lady hits New York! She chose an amethyst jacket and sheath ensemble by Isaac Mizrahifor the reopening of a wing in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2009.
Heading out for the first dance with the President of the United States at the 2009 Inaugural Ball in an exquisite chiffon custom gown by then-little-known designer Jason Wu. The dress is now on display at the Smithsonian.
Making history at the 2009 Inauguration Parade in a sparkly yellow coat and sheath by Cuban-American designer Isabel Toledo, J.Crew gloves and Jimmy Choo pumps.
Winning! The election and this waist-cinching victory dress by Narciso Rodriguez.