Just a couple of days ago, literally on this past Tuesday, President Barack Obama returned to his adopted hometown of Chicago to give his presidential farewell address after serving two terms in office. During that time, POTUS delivered an impressive and heartfelt speech which warmed every heart in America, as well as those watching around the world with his passionate words of hope, smooth sense of style and personable demeanor of love. The country witnessed true leadership Tuesday night from one of the best Presidents The US has ever had, and you can fight me on that! However before we get too sensitive and emotional over the last couple of days we still have with the Obama’s, let’s talk about how great of style he’s had over the years. From shopping at the Gap, and his help in the rise of the Dad caps, President Barack Obama has managed to make it through his two presidential terms in style and setting trends. It’s safe to say that Obama has earned the right to be called one of the best-dressed, if not then definitely the only President t swag.hats ever existed to have SWAG.
Let’s take a look back at some of The POTUS most stylish looks.
Of course, Obama knows how to do black tie right. During his UK state visit in 2011, Obama was dressed to impress in a dapper tailcoat, joining the Queen, FLOTUS, and other royalty at the Buckingham Palace for an honorary banquet.
Even in casual attire, Obama was always on point and in season. Pairing together dark jeans with a lighter wash button up shirt, Obama effortlessly puts together the perfect modern day take on the denim-on-denim look.
Definitely known for combining a pair of his favorite athleisure wear with a fitted cap, Obama made normal clothes look cool again. Mixing the best of casualwear with part athleisure, Obama rocked athleisure wear steadily unannounced to him the trend made all kinds of waves in the fashion world.
Back in 2011, President Obama and the First Lady were aboard the USS Carl Vinson on Veterans day, where they watched the University of North Carolina men’s basketball team defeat Michigan State University in the first ever Carrier Classic. Flexing his military might, Obama made his appearance wearing a stylish brown bomber jacket and a pair of light-colored khaki pants.
Donned the first President to wear a summer suit, in 2014 the media criticized the President when he wore a tan colored suit, with his arsenal of two-buttoned lapels. However, it’s no surprise POTUS would throw off fashion critics with this alternative decision.
JFK was famous for his Wayfarer Ray-Bans which completely took off in the fashion world. Now, Obama is famous for his Matrix-style sunglasses by Oliver Peoples. Remaining stylish without being too trendy.
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Written By: Mark Pollard