When Michelle Obama moved into the White House in January, America unknowingly welcomed its newest style star, but our FLOTUS is hardly the only fashion-conscious leading lady to grace the globe. From French-chic Carla Bruni to Syria's natural beauty Asma al-Assad to Japan's quirky Miyuki Hatoyama, the world has a lot of mode to make it go 'round.
We've chosen a dozen of our favorite potential first ladies of fabulous...but what do you think? Who looked fab in 2009? And who looked drab?