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07/03/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

FANCY NANCY: A Fashionable First Lady Flashback (PHOTOS)

Former first lady Nancy Reagan has found herself center stage with her recent Vanity Fair interview and a reception today at the White House, where she was warmly welcomed by President Obama. She wore a vibrant red pantsuit for the occasion.

Since the 1980s Nancy has been in and out of the style spotlight. Take a look through her outfits over the years, from dressing as the Gipper's supporting gal to today's strong solo statement.

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Nancy Reagan: 1980s First Lady Style
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Nancy Reagan: 1980s First Lady Style