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Michelle Obama’s September 2011 Looks We Love So Far…

First Lady Michelle Obama is on the go promoting her health initiative, Let’s Move, but it is her fashion sense that has us at in awe. Check out our favorite looks Michelle has worn so far in September…

in Chris Benz at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 34th Annual Awards Gala

in Prabal Gurung by J. Crew exploding bow blouse at the “Concert For Hope” Commemorating 9/11 Attacks

in Duro Olowu outside the White House on her way to United Nations General Assembly

in Derek Lam at the National Design Awards Luncheon

in Maria Pinto sheath dress at President’s speech on jobs before Congress (which wore three years ago!)

in New York Vintage 1950’s silk brocade dress on the October 2011 cover of Essence Magazine

What’s your favorite Michelle Obama style in September?

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Cultural Style is a feature focusing on real style on and off the red carpet.

Cultural Presence: Khloe Kardashian-Odom Wears Thakoon’s Batik Skirt

African fashion buzz has heightened yet again thanks to Khloe Kardashian-Odom (@khloekardashian)! While promoting her new Sears fashion label Kardashian Kollection, Khloe Kardashian-Odom was seen in this green, yellow and black batik-print Thakoon Fall 2011 skirt outside of Letterman studios in New York City. Net-A-Porter has Khloe’s Thakoon skirt for $550.

Khloe Kardashian-Odom in Thakoon Fall 2011 Skirt

Cultural Shop: Khloe not only wore this look for her appearance on Letterman but to the official NYC launch of Kardashian Kollection. Shop the look – Thakoon Batik-print stretch cotton skirt

Khloe’s sisters Kourtney, Kim, and Kendall also appreciate African fashion. For her Marc Clark photo shoot, Kendall Jenner was seen in a bejeweled pair of Jewel By Lisa shorts. Jewel by Lisa as previously reported is a Nigerian fashion label run by Lisa Folawiyo. At the 2011 People’s Choice Awards, Kourtney Kardashian was seen in a strapless Gert-John Coetzee dress. Gert-Johan Coetzee is a South African fashion designer. Kim Kardashian was also seen in a Thakoon creation outside of Dash NYC storefront.

Cultural Shop: Kim Kardashian outside of Dash NYC store front in a Thakoon mustard abstract shirt-dress, Jimmy Choo beige heels and Proenza Schouler clutch. (Shop Thakoon dress, barneys.c0m)

 photo credits: wireimage. style. net-a-porter. splash

Cultural Presence looks at how celebrities and everyday people wear African fashion straight from the runway.