MICHELLE OBAMA Because she’s our commander in sheath.The purple sheath dress is my top pick, it was elegant, simple, and chic! It said I'm professional, I'm a mother, but I'm fly too.
Occupation: Vice president for community and external affairs, University of Chicago Hospitals, on leave.
Age: 44. Notable ensembles of 2008: Maria Pinto purple sheath, with a black Azzedine Alaïa belt, worn when her husband claimed the Democratic presidential nomination; Donna Ricco black-and-white print dress on The View.
Causes: “Youth leadership programs, education, talking with women about work/family life balance.”
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