We've become as comfortable with Carla Bruni in the first lady role as we have with our own FLOTUS, Michelle Obama. But France's first lady may only be able to show off her first lady fashion for one more week if President Nicolas Sarkozy loses to Francois Hollande in Sunday's presidential runoff election.

And unfortunately, now might not be the best time. We noticed (and nodded with approval) at Carla's post-baby style, which has included cozy sweaters and flat boots. But lately the first lady has also experimented with a new beauty look, including different hair.

Today, while at a campaign rally for President Sarkozy at Trocadero Square, Bruni debuted piecey blunt bangs as well as a surprisingly bright dye-job. Her hair had been looking ombre for the past few weeks, but today, out in the sun, it seemed almost... blonde.

There might be another change: Carla's face. Over the past few months, some have noted changes around the former model's cheeks, eyes and brows, leading to speculation that Botox is to blame.

Injections or not, Carla is looking quiet different than the uber coiffed, Dior-clad woman who became France's first lady in 2007. See Bruni below -- what do you think of her new hair?

May 1, 2012
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(AFP photo)