Michelle Obama's Blue Dress Killed It at the DNC — Here's How to Rock the Look at a Wedding

Celebrity, Moms, Wedding Dresses
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Michelle Obama killed it at the Democratic National Convention last night, and we don't just mean with her inspiring speech. Wearing a bold royal blue fit-and-flare dress by Christian Siriano (one of our favorite newlyweds), FLOTUS was glowing — perhaps it's that feeling when the pressure is off and you're not trying to get your husband elected.

All eyes were on Michelle Obama as she took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to lend her support for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. And of course, our eyes were on what Mrs. Obama was wearing — as always! The perpetually stylish FLOTUS rocked a royal blue Christian Siriano dress for her big DNC moment (he's having a good month, isn't he?), and had us at BRIDES wondering, how do we channel this look for a wedding? The answer is easy. Mrs. Obama's look makes the perfect mother-of-the-bride dress, as well as an amazing color choice for your bridesmaids. With a figure-flattering silhouette, cap-sleeves, and bright color, it's a great choice for mothers of the bride or groom looking for comfort, style, and sophistication. Want to get the look of Michelle Obama's DNC dress? In short, maxi, and even backless, here, are a few styles we think will have any mom channeling FLOTUS. And don't forget to take another style cue from Obama by pairing this color with silver accessories like her pointy toed pumps and amazing geometric earrings.

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Pleated crepe dress, $65.66, Adrianna Papell available at Nordstrom

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Woven fit and flare dress, $198, Alfred Sung available at Nordstrom

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Resume sheath dress, $188, J.Crew

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Ribbed stretch-jersey dress, $225, Michael Michael Kors available at Net-a-Porter

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Ponte Cap Sleeve Sheath Dress Cobalt, $54.99, Necessary Objects available at Target

This isn't the first time FLOTUS has embraced a homegrown fashion choice. Obama has been a strong supporter of American designers, frequently choosing pieces from the likes of Jason Wu, Tracy Reese, Michael Kors, and even J.Crew for many of her big first lady moments. Even at her first DNC in 2008, Mrs. Obama supported designer Narciso Rodriguez (the one responsible for Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy's iconic wedding dress), wearing a black and red dress. Like Kate Middleton, who has the ability to sell out any piece she wears, when FLOTUS wears a dress, get ready to see copycats and for a quick sellout.

Melania Trump also made headlines for her fashion choice at last week's Republican National Convention when she chose a wedding dress by Roksanda for her speech. We can all agree, despite their differing politics, these are two very fashionable ladies.

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