Michelle Obama gave off major superhero vibes yesterday in thigh-high, glitter boots by Balenciaga, and social media users were blown away.
The former First Lady, 54, was interviewed by Sarah Jessica Parker, 53, at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, as the last leg of her book tour for her memoir, ‘Becoming’.
She pulled off the incredible metallic gold boots – which are available for £3,082 on the Matches Fashion website – like no other – thanks to a combination of enviable sass and her five foot 11 inch height (the latter of which made her tower over her petite five foot three inch interviewer).
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The look was described as ‘jaw dropping’ by some, with others coveting the boots for themselves.
Michelle Obama and these boots ain’t playing with y’all 🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/3W3yRfbXkp
— WOLF from ARTlanta (@TyreeSmithRSC) December 20, 2018
— Valerie Jarrett (@ValerieJarrett) December 20, 2018
— Lebo Diseko (@lebo_diseko) December 20, 2018
That loud sound last night was jaws dropping when fashionistas saw the boots Michelle Obama wore to talk about “Becoming” with Sarah Jessica Parker. https://t.co/7868bLCAWx
— Lisa Gutierrez (@LisaGinKC) December 20, 2018
Seeing Michelle Obama in sparkly thigh-high Balenciaga boots immediately cured my seasonal depression pic.twitter.com/bmtpID8LXe
— Allison Kujawa (@AllisonKujawa) December 20, 2018
One Twitter user noted how the glittery boots ‘crushed expectations’ of professional dress codes.
#MichelleObama crushes expectations on how women are supposed to dress( be it size, age or race) & what is deemed professional or appropriate. Slay Queen👸🏽Michelle, Slay. In thigh-high Balenciaga glittery boots😍#becomingmichelleobama pic.twitter.com/VLqsImRn0P
— Lori J. Bullock (@sojourner1864) December 20, 2018
However, not everyone was a fan, with one person criticising the extravagance of the footwear choice.
Extravagant 3 months wages for an average person
— C hawk (@CAcehawk) December 21, 2018
Addressing her bold fashion choice, Michelle told Sarah she was taking advantage of being out of the White House.
“Now, I’m free to do whatever. They were just really cute. I was like, ‘Those some nice boots!’”
While Michelle’s boots choice was widely applauded yesterday, she was criticised yesterday by Piers Morgan yesterday for allegedly taking a swipe at Melania Trump.
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