The US President may have come in for a little teasing last week for his fashion sense (wearing a pair of surprisingly dorky jeans to throw the ceremonial pitch at a baseball game), but Mrs O is just going from strength to strength.
Her cute bob was debuted at the White House two nights ago, at a storytelling and history of country music event in the East Room - the First Lady teamed her fresh style with a simple white dress for maximum impact.
Barack Obama confessed recently, "Here's my attitude. Michelle, she looks fabulous. I'm a little frumpy."
By Harriet Reuter Hapgood