If a childhood forced into overly frilly holiday dresses left a bad taste in your mouth, let Michelle Obama‘s modern take cleanse your palette. The First Lady stepped out Wednesday to debut the White House holiday decorations in a fit and flare jacquard Michael Kors dress and metallic pumps.
Sure, she stuck to the seasonal colors and added a bit of shine, but it’s not so on the nose. The olive hue is a subtle nod to Christmas tones without feeling cheesy, while sleek silver heels lend polish, as opposed to conjuring up images of tinsel or holiday lights. That’s the trick, right? Finding ways to add a festive touch without letting the holiday cheer wear you. Take a page from the FLOTUS’s holiday dressing handbook when you read on, then shop our editor’s picks.Share: