Michelle Obama has made her way around the United States for the first leg of the book tour for her memoir Becoming. But despite sharing numerous moving anecdotes about growing up in Chicago and eventually landing in the role of first lady, people seem to be most inspired by the impeccable sense of style she displayed on her last stop in Brooklyn on Wednesday.
Taking the stage with fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker, Obama looked majestic in an all-gold look by Balenciaga, which featured the thigh-high boots of everyone’s dreams. The $3,900 pair of sequined metallic boots made the former first lady’s legs look never-ending beneath her silk dress, and have quickly made it onto the holiday wish lists of people across the country.
Michelle Obama in sparkly gold thigh-high boots is the Hanukkah gift I didn't know I wanted. pic.twitter.com/DBHSr2lMIA
— Amanda Litman (@amandalitman) December 20, 2018
I did not know I needed to see Michelle Obama in knee high gold lamé boots, but apparently I did.
— SueBee 🐝 (@SueBee0619) December 20, 2018
I will literally pay money to have Michelle Obama kick me while wearing these boots. pic.twitter.com/Z7ihC1l5Jl
— Ashley Alese Edwards (@AshleyAlese) December 20, 2018
When I die, please project these blessed images of Michelle Obama's boots on my tombstone pic.twitter.com/hoGRqcj77m
— Andrea González-Ramírez (@andreagonram) 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
Apologies in advance to everyone who is going to have to listen to me go on about Michelle Obama’s boots for the rest of my life.
— Cami (@cambam_26) December 20, 2018
The Forever First Lady Michelle Obama ( @michelleobama ) Really was out here in these streets slaying some Balenciaga’s Thigh-High Glitter Boots last night in her #BECOMING book tour 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 come all the way through sis we see you with the slayage pic.twitter.com/WUfh0ABBEp
— Lela🐝Victoria✊🏾 (@LelaV89) December 20, 2018
Michelle Obama in these Balenciaga boots is me at my final form.
— Ayanna James Kimani (@AyannaJKimani) December 20, 2018
— Em Kinville (@emkinville) December 20, 2018
— Lula Dualeh (@iRunWithLula) December 20, 2018
This is what millennials call “the drip” great boots!
— Symone D. Sanders (@SymoneDSanders) December 20, 2018
Nobody talk to me about anything except Michelle Obama’s boots for the rest of the year. pic.twitter.com/ifRC8VwEPE
— Maddie Kriger (@MKriger) December 20, 2018
It isn’t the first time that Obama was styled in such an eye-popping manner for an appearance to talk about the book. In November, the former first lady rocked a silver off-the-shoulder top paired with pink pumps for a sit-down chat with Oprah.
By the looks of the reactions to the most recent gold ensemble, however, it’s safe to say that the Balenciaga shoes are officially an Obama fan favorite.
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