Of course we could never ignore the POTUS. It’s just, with such a stylish first lady by his side, we might briefly overlook him, admiring his wife’s lovely ensemble right off the bat. In the case of the 10 women here — Michelle Obama, Jackie Kennedy, Hillary Clinton, and Eleanor Roosevelt all included — we were completely smitten.
These women redefined power dressing during their time in the White House, proving their confidence through fashion-forward outfits. Whether they were slipping into a gown for the inaugural ball or just giving a speech in a colorful suit, there was one common thread: these first ladies knew (or know) how to get noticed and make a memorable, sophisticated statement — now isn’t that what politics is all about?