The talk after Monday’s presidential inauguration wasn’t over the President’s speech, the freezing temperatures, or even the numerous celebrity spottings. No, it was First Lady Michelle Obama who stole the show. Her bold new bangs, navy coat, and bejeweled belt reminded us that when it comes to inspirational ladylike looks, there’s no better fashion icon than the First Lady.

Michelle Obama inauguration outfit

From Jackie O to Michelle Obama, the title has been synonymous with class and style for decades. In celebration of these poised presidential wives, the RGS Book Club is diving into a collection of books that highlight FLOTUS fashion over the past century. Feel free to join us!

first lady fashion books


Jackie Style by Valentino

This intimate biography offers a more personal look at the life and style of America’s most iconic First Lady — Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. With never-before-seen letters and stunning photos, Jackie Style allows you to delve even deeper into the woman behind the fashion.

Fashionable First Ladies by L S Johnson

L S Johnson takes a closer look at six inspirational first ladies. The book uncovers how each woman’s outfits and policies have left a lasting impression on the world.

Commander in Chic by Mikki Taylor

Mikki Taylor dissects Michelle Obama’s style and shows you how to work the First Lady’s fashion principles into your own wardrobe! Packed with photos and tips, this style guide is full of useful takeaways for every modern woman.

My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan by Nancy Reagan

While not exactly fashion-focused, the former First Lady captures our attention with her personal memoirs of her eight years spent in the White House.

Which first lady most inspires you?


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