The Obama family celebrates the presidential victory in Chicago.
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Alright, so we all know that last night’s election was really all about Barack Obama. And it should be! He IS the newly re-elected Commander in Chief, and all. But the President wasn’t the only one killing it onstage in Chicago, since the girls in the family brought some serious fashion A-game. Michelle is already a style icon on her own, looking stunning per usual in Michael Kors — but if you ask us, we think Malia and Sasha deserve a shoutout of their own! Both clad in knee-length tulip skirts (shimmery blue for Malia, green printed for Sasha) and dark tops, the First Daughters worked these totally cute, totally holiday season-appropriate outfits perfectly. So can you really blame us for dying to copy them? Um, no way.
Malia’s election night outfit shows just how far the 14-year-old has come since when her dad first took office back in ’08 (click here if you don’t believe us!). The teenager has swapped that bright red dress for a chic pleated blue skirt, black t-shirt, and pink belt. Recreate the look for yourself with Topshop’s Cobalt Ribbed Pleated Skirt ($68), a basic dark tee — Forever21’s version is under $10 — and JCrew’s hot pink belt. And ok, we know that Malia chose bright blue earrings to rep the Democrats, but no matter your political affiliation, Kate Spade’s stone version ($48) will go with pretty much anything.
It’s crazy to think Sasha was still a little kid when her dad took office, but last night the 11-year-old showed everyone she has a definite style of her own. Cop her printed green skirt with the Gryphon “Claudia” Skirt ($200), snag a light gray cardi from American Apparel ($40), and throw on a tie-neck blouse from G-Star ($130). You might be able to recreate her neon layered necklace with a similar version from PacSun, but her so-happy-your-cheeks-hurt smile? That’s priceless.
The Obama sisters: the next emerging style stars? Stay tuned…