So Long, Carla Bruni — Thanks For Keeping It Classy

On Sunday, French president Nicolas Sarkozy lost his reelection bid to François Hollande, which means his wife, former model/singer/actress Carla Bruni, will soon step down from her post as the most fashionable First Lady of France.
We were quite fond of la première dame's style choices, from her ultra-chic maternity duds to her knack for choosing surprising (but always ladylike) silhouettes. Check out a slideshow of her best looks over the years, and ponder this: Will her replacement be able to hang with the likes of Michelle Obama and European royals, sartorially speaking? (The Cut)
Photo: Via The Cut

More from Washington, D.C.


R29 Original Series