I Think This Is the Coolest Thing Michelle Obama Has Ever Worn

Michelle Obama is currently on a book tour for her new memoir, Becoming, and she is using her wardrobe to separate herself from her FLOTUS persona. She is wearing outfits and labels that are far away from her traditional styling—leaning on trouser suits, cult Instagram brands like By Far and trend-led touches, such as '80s-inspired crystal brooches and saddle bags.

Obama has also been wearing a lot of white, with highlights including a crisp wide-leg ivory jumpsuit and a white trouser suit. Anne-Marie Curtis, the editor in chief of Elle UK, met Obama and said to the Guardian of her use of colour: “She was wearing a cream trouser suit and very high stilettos. She is extremely tall and incredibly toned, so she is seriously imposing. For her portraits in Elle, we wanted images that felt like fashion, but also a true portrait of her. There is a candour to wearing white that connects to the book, and how honest she is.”

Her most recent look, however, has got to be the best to date. Waving goodbye to the formality of White House style, Michele rocked up to the Copenhagen stop of her tour in an unbelievably cool crystal-embellished blush pink suit from Scandi label Stine Goya. A customised iteration on the brand's blue two-piece (see below), the look was seriously flattering on Michele's statuesque proportions, which were further enhanced by a pair of metallic court shoes. This has definitely been given the Who What Wear seal of approval—more of this, please, Michelle! Scroll down to see the suit in all its glory.

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On Michelle: Stine Goya suit

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Keep scrolling to see Michelle Obama's amazing book tour wardrobe.

Other Looks From Michele Obama's Book Tour

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Style Notes: In London at an event at the Southbank Centre, Michelle wore a wide-leg ivory jumpsuit.

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Style Notes: Here is another amazing white outfit from the FLOTUS: an ivory trouser suit for a talk with Tracee Ellis Ross. 

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Style Notes: Michelle Obama is wearing lots of power suits, and here she wears a belted pinstriped trouser suit with a tan saddle bag and white heels.

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Style Notes: Michelle added a 2018 spin to her black trouser suit, wearing a crystal pin under the lapel.

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Style Notes: Michelle wore black slim-leg trousers and an off-the-shoulder jacket with a pair of black boots by By Far.

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Style Notes: We think the FLOTUS might be bringing back the waist belt with this all-black outfit.

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Style Notes: Michelle's denim trouser suit with a white T-shirt is a relaxed spin on suiting.

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Style Notes: Michelle's high-waisted charcoal trousers look amazing with her mock-croc black leather belt.

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Style Notes: The wrap silhouette of this jacket is really elegant. We're into her matching strappy sandals too. 

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Style Notes: This Akris trouser suit has a relaxed feel thanks to the white stitching.