Michelle Obama Takes South Africa In Style (PHOTOS, POLL)
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The Obama women arrived in South Africa on Monday night and Michelle packed ensembles perfect for each of her engagements, so far.
She stepped off the plane in Pretoria in a printed jacket by Nigerian-born, British designer Duro Olowu paired with black pants. And on Tuesday morning, FLOTUS stopped by the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg and went skirtsuit-to-skirtsuit with his wife Graca Machel. Read all about their visit here.
In the afternoon, she, Sasha, Malia and First Granny Marian Robinson visited the Emthonjeni Community Center in Zandspruit Township to dance and read with the kids. FLOTUS wore trousers and a vest by J.Crew and a blouse by ASOS Africa (available on ASOS.com).
According to the site, "ASOS Africa brings forth a sophisticated collection of cool, laidback pieces. Using hand-woven fabric, produced exclusively for ASOS AFRICA in Mombasa, the collection features a mix of elegant separates and playful feminine pieces, shot through with vibrant Kitenge prints from Tanzania. The collection is complimented by a unique range of accessories from fair trade jewelry brand MADE. Continuing the collaboration with SOKO, Bedi and the Crochet Sisters, our ASOS AFRICA collection maintains its dedication to providing vital employment to underprivileged communities in Kenya."
And that's what we call smart dressing.
Check out Michelle and the gals during day one of their Africa trip.