1 of 12
PLANE TO SEE
While disembarking Air Force One in Brazil with her family, wears a sweetly summery red-and-black Tracy Reese dress – which happens to coordinate perfectly with her husband’s sharp suit!
2 of 12
Naeem Khan’s golden gown was a huge hit at a 2009 state dinner, so it’s no surprise that the First Lady revisits a similar look by the designer for a visit to Palécio da Alvorada in Brazil.
3 of 12
“For me, fashion is fun,” Obama has said – and she proves it by boogying down with a Capoeira group in Brazil in a one-shoulder watercolor print dress and Alexis Bittar wood and gold bangles.
4 of 12
Her favorite cause is getting kids active, so it’s no surprise the First Lady showed up to support a soccer team in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – wearing a sporty-but-stylish vibrant printed skirt, yellow twinset and contrasting turquoise necklace.
5 of 12
The First Family does a little sightseeing, visiting Rio de Janeiro’s famed Christ the Redeemer statue. The first lady perfects her on-the-go outfit by layering a trench over a printed top and sleek pants.
6 of 12
Obama continues to shine brightly in a gold jacquard L’Wren Scott dress and Miriam Haskell earrings as she raises a toast to her hosts in El Salvador’s Casa Presidencial.
7 of 12
STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
Never one to shy away from color, the First Lady goes bold in a striped Marc by Marc Jacobs dress, coordinating yellow Banana Republic bag and Alexis Bittar bangles as she prepares to leave Brazil.
8 of 12
She knows what she likes! Obama rocks yet another Alexis Bittar flower brooch – this time making it the standout accessory against her lacy lavender A-line dress for the President’s speech in Chile.
9 of 12
To help paint a mural in El Salvador, the First Lady doesn’t sacrifice fashion for function; instead, she sports comfy khaki trousers, patterned flats and a printed halter that allow her to move while still looking pulled-together.
10 of 12
No wonder they’re called First Ladies: Obama and El Salvador’s Vanda Pignato share top ranking when it comes to style in their color-coordinated purple frocks, which Mrs. O accessorizes with another Alexis Bittar pin.
11 of 12
TOAST OF THE TOWN
With outfits like this bright mousseline Sophie Theallet dress and Jordan Alexander earrings and pearls, which she wore to a state dinner in Chile, it’s no surprise that Obama made Vanity Fair’s best dressed list two years in a row.
12 of 12
The First Lady updates her retro-chic wide-legged trousers with a citrine shell and nude belt, all by Zero + Maria Cornejo, while waving farewell to Santiago, Chile.
Real Housewives of Dallas’ D’Andra Simmons’ on Diamonds, Designer Gowns and Twitter Feuds Between Castmates