On Monday, the White House took a break from arguing over the fiscal debt ceiling and the attack in Benghazi so we could see Michelle in that wonderful navy-silk checkered Thom Browne coat!

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Later that day, Michelle wore a custom-made chiffon and velvet Jason Wu dress to the Commander-in-Chief's ball, putting the "red" in "reducing child obesity."

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While she infamously rolled her eyes at John Boehner at the inaugural luncheon, she wore a Thom Browne dress with a tailored waist.

Lest we forget, it could have been so much worse.

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