12/20/2013 02:56 pm ET

Michelle Obama Debuts Quintessential 'First Lady' Hair (PHOTOS)

Michelle Obama may be a hip, of-the-moment FLOTUS. But the woman can still pull off the most quintessential hairstyle for a woman in her position: the voluminous, ultra-coifed first lady 'do.

FLOTUS attended a Toys for Tots event yesterday, sporting a blown-out, bouncy hairstyle that just screamed "first lady" -- a far cry from the sleek, modern bangs she debuted back in January, no? So while Michelle may have kicked off the year with trendy flat-ironed hair, it seems she's ending 2013 with a style that pays homage to the many hairspray-loving first ladies that came before her.

Think Mrs. O will keep this look for a while? Or is another "midlife crisis" looming?

Michelle Obama, 2013:



Hillary Clinton, 1995:


Betty Ford, 1975:

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Lady Bird Johnson, 1968:


Jackie Kennedy, 1960:


Mrs. O has changed up her hair quite a bit...

Everything Michelle Obama's Ever Worn

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