First Lady Michelle Obama mixed prints, combining a floral cardigan with a striped tank and completed the outfit with a white skirt and pearls for a visit with former first lady Nancy Reagan at the White House in Washington on June 3, 2009.
Michelle Obama waves as she and her daughters visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris, June 5, 2009. For sightseeing with her family, Mrs. Obama stuck to her signature looks, wearing cardigans and flats. She added this teal jacket and printed scarf for the Eiffel Tower visit.
The first lady brought out another one of her signature looks -- a belted dress with a cardigan -- in white as she stands with another stylish first lady, France's Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, and Sarah Brown, wife of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, during a memorial at the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2009.
A belt cinched over a dress and cardigan is again Michelle Obama's look of choice when she, President Barack Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia are escorted toward Air Force One, Sunday, July 5, 2009, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. She finished off the outfit with another signature of hers -- a string of pearls.
The first lady wore another belted dress-cardigan combo -- this one in summery shades of coral -- when she disembarked Air Force One with her family in Moscow, Monday, July 6, 2009.
A chunky necklace stands out against the simple black-and-white ensemble Michelle Obama chose for this meeting between Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, his wife Svetlana, the first lady and her husband, President Barack Obama, at the Gorki residence outside Moscow on Monday, July 6, 2009.
Floral brooches are a detail that Michelle Obama incorporated into her wardrobe throughout the summer. Here, she pairs a black one with this printed black-and-white dress at St. Dmitry nurse training college, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 7, 2009.
The first lady wore another floral brooch, this time a green one paired with a bright yellow sheath dress, in this photograph with her husband, Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and his wife, Clio Napolitano, at the Quirinale Palace in Rome on Wednesday, July 8, 2009. She also brought along another signature accent of hers: kitten heels.
While exploring Rome with her eldest daughter Malia on July 8, 2009, first lady Michelle Obama chose a white sundress with an empire waist, fastening yet another brooch at the top of the dress' neckline.
The first lady showed off her arms while wearing a sleeveless white dress in a textured fabric during the White House's music series celebrating country music in Washington on Tuesday, July 21, 2009. She also tucked her hair up into a faux-bob, raising speculation that she had cut her hair.
A short-sleeved suit in bright yellow is first lady Michelle Obama ensemble choice for speaking at the annual National Design Awards in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 24, 2009.
Michelle Obama wore a sleeveless sheath complete with three floral brooches on the neckline at the Caroline Family Practice in Bowling Green, Va., on Monday, July 27, 2009. Floral prints and brooches were found throughout the first lady's summer wardrobe.
The first couple color-coordinated for a reception for ambassadors in the Grand Foyer at The White House in Washington, Monday, July 27, 2009. The president stayed with his traditional suit, while his wife wore a black-and-white dress with a sequined bodice and a red belt.
A sleeveless sheath in a coral print, complete with a floral brooch on one side, was the first lady's choice when she arrived at the Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va., Friday, July 31, 2009.
At a reception for new Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, the first lady wore a dress with a grey and white abstract print. The dress was complimented by a light blue, short-sleeved cardigan and another floral brooch.
The white sundress Michelle Obama is wearing in this photo looks similar to the one she wore in Rome the month before. Here, she pairs it with a pink cardigan and silver flats while leaving the White House with daughter Malia on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009.
A dress in a bold print, cinched with a studded belt, is Michelle Obama's ensemble of choice as she steps off Air Force One with her husband and daughters at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009.
First lady Michelle Obama beat the summer heat by donning a pair of shorts on Air Force One at Grand Canyon National Park Airport in Tusayan, Ariz., on Aug. 16, 2009.
President Barack Obama, and first lady Michelle Obama, wearing a white, sleeveless V-neck summer dress, wave prior to boarding Air Force One at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Monday, Aug. 17, 2009.
The first family is ending their summer with a vacation in Martha's Vineyard, and the first lady picked a stylish outfit to kick off her trip. Surrounded by her family and wearing a white dress with stripes of red and yellow, Michelle Obama walks to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009.