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10/23/2012 08:33 am ET Updated Oct 23, 2012

Michelle Obama Debate Dress: The First Lady Repeats A Recent Thom Browne Look (PHOTOS)

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If the sartorial theme of the first presidential debate was power suiting and the second's was think pink, then the theme of the final debate last night had to be: stick to what you know.

While President Obama and Mitt Romney duked it out over foreign policy in Florida, their wives, Michelle Obama and Ann Romney, played a little nicer in the fashion department this time around. At first glance, it seemed like the two ladies had called a truce, Michelle in a simple grey and black lace number and Ann sporting an equally as simple emerald green dress.

But then, our sense of deja vu kicked in: haven't we seen FLOTUS in this look before? And we had. In fact, Mrs. O just wore this Thom Browne frock to the Democratic National Convention last month. That's a mighty quick dress turnaround for a woman at the climax of her husband's campaign trail.

As usual, Michelle switched things up a bit the second time around, adding a bow pin and a black belt to freshen things up. She looked absolutely lovely, so we say: if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Who knows? This may just be this election's purple power dress.

Check out photos of Michelle Obama in Thom Browne and Ann Romney in Oscar de la Renta (as per us) from last night's presidential debate below. What do you think of their looks? Did FLOTUS nail yet another repeat?

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