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Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that Michelle Obama is pretty darn stylish. And, ideology aside, we can all agree that this was one outstanding year in first-lady fashion. To celebrate, we've taken it upon ourselves to compile MObama's biggest style wins of 2012.
Consider this the sartorial equivalent of a "greatest hits" album — one where you want to listen to every single track. From bright pops of color to forward-thinking silhouettes, the first lady's most rewarding risks are all here. It's so good — you'll want to put this slideshow on repeat.
If personal style was taught at school, layering would be an advanced level course. When done correctly, piling on separates as fall season rolls around can make an outfit interesting — without looking like you're in a cocoon. Even Kanye is a devoted pupil.
But, this course can be tricky to pass: With so many prints, read
Embodying the expression "head over heels" in a most literal sense, Minna Parikka's fall lookbook really is something else. The collection of images features a tousle-haired model in a perpetual free fall — one of the most graceful, mesmerizing acts of gravity defiance we've yet seen. But, what's being sold here? Ah, read