Glam Slam: Obama Flower Power!

The Michelle O./Jackie O. comparisons have dominated headlines thanks to a signature wardrobe of classic pearls, sheath dresses and smart suits. But is Michelle Obama stealing a style page from Carrie Bradshaw’s book.

We met up with Michelle on the campaign trail in Allentown, Pennsylvania, yesterday and the first thing I, along with the ladies in our office, noticed when we watched her interview were her stylish black and white flower pins…a look fashionistas would recognize as one originally made chic on “Sex and The City.”

[ VIEW THE PHOTOS: Stars Supporting Their Candidates ]

Ms. Bradshaw’s blooms have also become a style staple for Ms. Obama. The now-famous White House Black Market dress, which the trend-setting Michelle wore on “The View,” was accented with a matching flower pin. She wore a flower pin to the Democratic National Convention, when she appeared on “Ellen” and we spotted her in another flower adorned ensemble on the campaign trail in Virginia on September 18th.

Michelle’s fashionable flowers are lady-like and dainty compared to the frisbee-sized blooms we’ve seen Ms. Bradshaw wear with such bravado over the years and therefore much easier for real women to pull off.

[ VIEW THE PHOTOS: Celebs At The DNC ]

Here are several ways you can get look. White House Black Market sells a Marino wool top with white and black chiffon flowers pins for $78.

Ms. Obama has worn Erickson Beamon pins and pearls on several occasions and the designers have beautiful pins which start at around $300.

We are obsessed with J. Crew’s upcoming collection of flower pins. Until then, get your flower fix with their chiffon rosette belts, hair bands and hair pins.

[ VIEW THE PHOTOS: Barack Obama ]

If you want really high end….no one does a flower pin like the original - Chanel. To go the Cheap Chic route - hit your local arts and crafts store, buy some silk flowers and make your own.

Related Content from
PLAY IT NOW: Access Preview: Michelle Obama & Jill Biden Exclusive
PLAY IT NOW: Access Exclusive: The Obama Family, Part V

MORE ACCESS ON THESE TOPICS: Glam Slam - Style - Politics - Barack Obama

Copyright NBCAH - Access Hollywood
Contact Us