Business Casual Superstar: A Plus-Sized Look Inspired by Michelle Obama

by Rachel Yeomans | July 1st, 2010   

By Huma Rashid

Don’t worry, we’re not getting political – we’re talking about the First Lady’s fashion sense! I think Mrs. Obama has had some stellar ensembles for noteworthy state events, but she’s also had her fair share of blech outfits. However, I think the greatest thing about her fashion sense is that she always comes across as confident and comfortable in her own skin, no matter what she’s wearing, and that kind of self-assurance goes a long way in making an outfit work.

So for today, I put together a plus-sized look based on one of the outfits Michelle wore to church with her family.

obama Business Casual Superstar: A Plus Sized Look Inspired by Michelle Obama

So simple, but so pretty.

Here’s my take on it for all of my plus-size professionals!

ww22 Business Casual Superstar: A Plus Sized Look Inspired by Michelle ObamaLuxe Knit Scoopneck Dress in Raspberry Sorbet ………. $44.99
Striped Long Cardigan ………. $24.80
Rocket Dog Memories Thai Silk Knotted Flat ………. $19.94

I went with a flattering scoopneck dress with great draping, that’s still light and breezy and great for this warm weather. I paired it with a striped long cardigan with a belt that also helps create an hourglass figure, and threw in a pair of pink flats. They’re going fast, though, so sizes may be limited!

And there we have Michelle Obama’s simple and feminine look!


I like the Obama girls' outfits too!


is Mrs. Obama considered plus size? She is a size 10 at best.