First Lady Summer Style: A Slideshow Retrospective

06/06/2010 01:04 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The first lady's garb is a great way to gauge what's hot for summer style. Michelle Obama often makes news with her warm-weather wear comprised of capris, madras shorts, and printed dresses -- but how did other First Ladies beat the heat?

From Eleanor Roosevelt to to Jackie O, right on up to modern-day Michelle, the presidents' wives have donned sunglasses, scarves, pearls, hats and light-weight dresses. Check out the executive ensembles that took them through the dog days of summer.

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