The 6 Basics Michelle Obama Has Relied on This Year

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been thoroughly enjoying seeing Michelle Obama’s real style come to light post–White House. Now able to dress outside of the confines of a politics, Obama has been showing off more creative outfits in recent years. Of course, there was her barnstorming fashion tour—er, I mean, book tour—of 2019, which made many a headline. But in 2020, we’ve been able to witness Obama’s more laidback style. 

Hard at work on her podcast in recent months, Obama has embraced the casualness that an audio-only medium affords. Translation: She’s been wearing lots of comfortable pieces, including flowy cardigans, loose-fitting shirts, and more. That said, she is still doing Zoom interviews for television, so she’s been pulling out subtly statement-making items for those appearances. Scroll down to shop the basics Michelle Obama has relied on this year.