04/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

First Lady Coifs: From The Beltway To The Runway (SLIDESHOW)

Jackie Kennedy and Michelle Obama aside, first ladies have historically been stereotyped as plain Janes. Contrary to popular belief, however, when it came to their coifs, the White House women of the past were actually pretty fashion-forward--if the recent catwalks are any indication! Check out these former first lady hairstyles and their runway counterparts.

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