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She's the First Lady of Fashun 

By Kaitlyn Frey
December 20, 2018 11:59 AM
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Introducing the First Lady of Fashun!

Michelle Obama just had a mic-drop fashion moment — leaving the Internet rejoicing.

The former First Lady, 54, decked herself out in head-to-toe high-fashion designer pieces at the final stop of her book tour for her memoir Becoming, where she was interviewed onstage at the Barclays Center by Sarah Jessica Parker.

Obama paired a bright canary yellow wrap dress from Balenciaga’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection (not yet available to the public) with jaw-dropping over-the-knee Balenciaga boots that retail for nearly $4,000 and are completely covered in glittering gold, statement-making sequins.

Michelle Obama Discusses Her New Book "Becoming" With Sarah Jessica Parker
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Obama also seemed to be channeling Beyoncé in the head-turning ensemble, as she hit the stage in the “House that Hova” built – the same spot the superstar has performed time-and-time again in show-stopping looks.

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And while the former FLOTUS has pulled out all the style stops throughout her press tour for Becoming., this look definitely caused the most excitement on Twitter.

In her day-to-day life, however, Obama keeps things more casual. During a sit-down interview with PEOPLE to discuss her new memoir, she said since leaving the White House, her everyday style has become much more low-key.

“I love clothes, but I don’t like the process,” she said when asked about her memorable style choices.

She continued, “Sometimes I forget that I have to [dress up], and I wake up in the morning and I’m like, ‘Oh, I don’t know what I’m going to wear.’ And then I’m late because I’m like, ‘Where is that other dress? And I never tried that on. Where is [her White House stylist] Meredith? Oh my God. Where are those shoes?’ Yeah. There are times I’m in my closet just going, What?”