It Was Michelle Obama's 49th Birthday Yesterday; Let's Celebrate With Her Style Hits

18 January 2013 by

Michelle Obama turned 49 yesterday and to celebrate she showcased a brand new 'do and sent the first tweet from her new @FLOTUS account. The Twitter handle is run by the First Lady's office with tweets published by Mobama herself signed off with "-mo." Already the birthday girl herself has delivered a personal response to the messages she received from new followers on her special day by tweeting: "Thanks for the warm welcome & birthday wishes! Join me & Barack for #MLKDay of Service this Saturday."

2012 was a big year for Michelle who stood by her hubby's side throughout his presidential re-election campaign. Take a look back at her finest moments:

1. Michelle unveiled her new bangs on her 49th birthday.

2. She came in at number 10 on our best dressed 2012 list.

3. US Vogue Editor Anna Wintour praised her for changing 'the way American women see fashion'.

4. She was outed as a Downton Abbey fan!

5. Her daughters Sasha & Malia Obama followed in her style footsteps.

6. She attended the first presidential debate at the University of Denver wearing a purpley-blue dress and jacket from Preen’s Autumn Winter 2011 collection.

7. She delivered a sensational speech for Barack's campaign.

8. She hung out at Gwen Stefani's house!

9. She joined Pinterest.

10. She had a style-off with Samantha Cameron at a White House dinner.

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Michelle Obama at the The Grammy Museum's Jane Ortner Education Award luncheon - July 16, 2014

Michelle Obama at the White House, November 2013

Michelle Obama at 106 & Park at BET Studios, November 2013

Michelle Obama at Bell Multicultural High School, November 2013

Michelle Obama at Arlington National Cemetery, November 2013

Michelle Obama at the White House Kitchen Garden, October 2013

Michelle Obama departing the White House toward Marine One, September 2013

Michelle Obama at the Lincoln Memorial, August 2013

Michelle Obama at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, August 2013

Michelle Obama departing the White House for a trip to Africa, June 2013

Michelle Obama in Berlin, June 2013

Michelle Obama at Tegel Airport in Berlin, June 2013

Michelle Obama at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, June 2013

Michelle Obama at the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Texas, April 2013

Michelle Obama at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, April 2013

Michelle Obama at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, April 2013

Michelle Obama at McCormick Place in Chicago, February 2013

Michelle Obama during a skit with Jimmy Fallon, February 2013

Michelle Obama in Jason Wu at the inaugural ball, January 2013

Michelle Obama taking part in the Grass Roots Campaign, Oct 2012

Michelle Obama in Tracy Reese at the Demographic National Convention, Sept 2012

Michelle Obama in J Mendel at the Olympics, July 2012

Michelle Obama in a Marchesa gown at The White House, March 2012

Michelle Obama at the Healthier Future Summit, Nov 2011

Michelle Obama in Tom Ford at Buckingham Palace, July 2011

Michelle Obama in ASOS, July 2011

Michelle Obama in Barbara Tfank at Buckingham Palace, May 2011

Michelle Obama in Alexander McQueen, Jan 2011

Michelle Obama at the World Leader Lunch, Sept 2010

Michelle Obama in Naeem Khan at a state dinner, Nov 2009

Michelle Obama in Thakoon at the G20 Summit opening dinner, Sept 2009

Michelle Obama at a NATO dinner in Azzedina Alaia, April 2009

Michelle Obama arriving in London in Jason Wu, March 2009

Michelle Obama opening the Stevie Wonder White House concert in Kai Milla, March 2009


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