Just like other first ladies, Michelle Obama became a part of the popular culture and in every public appearance all eyes were set to her. From the campaign period up to now, her fashion choices were being featured in the news, magazines and even websites, She was praised by fashion critics for her classic and confident look. In fact, Mrs. Obama was always included in top 10 best-dressed lists. She became a certified fashion icon and a trend setter like Jacqueling Kennedy.
In her honor, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) will display her Inaugural Day outfit as part of "Isabel Toledo: Fashion from the Inside Out" exhibit. The gold sheath dress and its matching overcoat can be viewed by public from June 17 to September 6, 2009.
Michelle Obama's Inauguration Ball gown by Jason Wu will also be at the Smithsonian.