It’s truly amazing how Michelle Obama pulls off a casual look just as well as she did her many magnificent occasion gowns during her time as FLOTUS. When she showed up to support first generation college students at the 2018 Beating the Odds Summit, Michelle didn’t wear something that would draw focus to her outfit, but that’s why it was so refreshing.
The former first lady opted for a lightweight linen, khaki-colored blazer, distressed jeans, and neutral sandals, accessorizing with her signature hoop earrings. The combination might not be considered formal, but for a Summer meeting, it feels effortless and appropriate. Read on to catch another glimpse, then shop some similar jackets we found to steer yourself away from basic black. ‘Tis the season!