Michelle Obama's Stunning State of the Union Dress: All the Details!

Celebrity Style Jan. 25, 2012 AT 2:17PM
Michelle Obama's Stunning State of the Union Dress: All the Details! Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Michelle Obama might be known for wearing affordable labels like J. Crew and Target, but for the President's State of the Union Tuesday night, she went high-fashion.

PHOTOS: Michelle's best style moments

The First Lady, 48, stunned in a vibrant cobalt blue sheath from Barbara Tfank's resort collection, which reportedly retails for approximately $2,400.

PHOTOS: The best dresses of 2011

This is Obama's second time wearing a look by the designer. Last year she chose a pale green brocade dress with a pink cropped jacket for a visit with Prince William and Duchess Kate in the U.K. last year.

PHOTOS: Cute pics of the Obama family

"For me fashion is fun, and it's supposed to help you feel good about yourself," the first lady told Women's Health back in 2009. "I think that's what all women should focus on: what makes them happy and feel comfortable and beautiful. I wear what I love. Sometimes people like it, sometimes they don't. I'm fine with that."

comments powered by Disqus

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT