Michelle Obama Style: Michelle Obama proves style icon status with stunning looks on 2012 campaign trail

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Whether she’s rubbing elbows with dignitaries, mucking about the garden, yucking it up with late night hosts, or rocking a hula hoop, Michelle Obama always does it in style.  With her dazzling smile, picture-perfect hair, and toned physique (those arms!) she is truly our American beauty, and her fashion choices reflect some of the best designers, both new and established, that the industry has to offer. And, just like the rest of us mere mortals, she is not afraid to repeat a look.  Most importantly, Obama knows what suits her body, which is one of the most important fashion tips of all time.

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Following her stunning appearance in a Tracy Reese dress at the Democratic National Convention, we thought this would be the perfect time to revisit some of Michelle Obama’s hottest looks from the 2012 campaign trail, and beyond. Here are theGrio’s favorite frocks and separates from the first lady of fabulous, Michelle Obama, style icon.

Suzanne Rust is a writer, lifestyle expert, on-air talent, and a native New Yorker. Follow her on Twitter at @SuzanneRust.