Michelle Obama's State of the Union Dress: Another Smash Hit on Social Media

01/28/2014 at 11:10 PM ET

Michelle Obama SOTU dressJoshua Roberts/Reuters/Landov

There was lots to discuss in Tuesday night’s State of the Union, but since this is a style site, we’re going to get straight to the the style high point. No, not all the red-and-blue bipartisan ties, though those were very nice too. We’re talking, of course, about Michelle Obama‘s forest green ensemble, designed by Azzedine Alaïa. The dress had a fitted bodice and full skirt, made from the designer’s signature textured material and with bands of a deeper green fabric encircling the skirt. Her jacket was made to match, and she added a wide leather belt to the outfit. Everything else — from her center-parted hair to her jewelry — was kept simple.

We asked @stylewatchmag followers on Twitter what they thought of her look, and the result was overwhelmingly positive. Check out a sample of the responses below, and tell us your thoughts in the comments!

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Guest on

Yawn

Marcia on

I just love the First Lady!

emma richmond on

Love the dress, FIRST LADY ALWAYS LOOK BEAUTIFUL, SHE LOOK GOOD IN EVERYTHING. SHE IS JUST A BEAUTIFUL LADY AND PRESIDENT KNOW THAT. PRETTY GREEN.

Gunny on

She’s great. I love everything that she does. I’m not into fashion much, but I did love that color.

suzy diamond on

GAG!

suzy diamond on

……AND yet MORE Glorification by a BIASED MEDIA! People Magazine…..Give it a REST, ALREADY! We “GET” that you ADORE THE OBAMA’S!

john smith on

She is not actractive,People have their heads so far up the backside of the Obamas it’s sick.

Ivixen on

Hair is bad. Dress is just ok. Seen a lot better on her.

beanbowa on

I would hope the taxpayers liked the dress, we are paying for it like all the vacations and birthday extravaganzas…Yay America!

Tina on

Not!

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