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Sunday Best

Photo by Carolyn Kaster / AP Images

The Obama family attended Sunday church services at St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, DC today. For the outing, First Lady Mrs. O rewore a pressed daffodil-printed Jason Wu dress from Resort 2011, last seen here. Lavender flats and a double strand of pearls completed the look.

Later in the day, the Obamas watched the World Cup soccer game between the U.S. and Japan from the Treaty Room office in the residence of the White House. Reader Charlene in Detroit has helped to identify Mrs. O's floral print halter top, which appears to be MM6 by Maison Martin Margiela, available here.

Curiously, New York Magazine observes that both the Jason Wu dress and Maison Martin Margiela top were last worn on the same day, March 22, 2011, here and here, while the First Lady traveled through El Salvador. Perhaps Mrs. O's wardrobe is rotated on some sort of schedule?

Official White House Photo / Pete Souza

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I love how they are such a normal American family! In the first picture, you see a happy family going to church and in the second picture you see a family watching the Women's World Cup with their shoes off and homeade food!

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 7:33 PM | Unregistered CommenterKatheryn

lovely lovely family

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 7:33 PM | Unregistered Commenterjoyce

What a gorgeous First Family!


Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 7:38 PM | Registered CommenterTerri Austin-Randolph Mrs sTAR

I just love Our First Family! I am so proud of Our President.

At the end of the day,I am so glad that he has a loving, adoring family to unwind with and keep him balanced . Our congregation prayed today for God to strengthen him, Our First Lady, the girls and also, the people who are working with him and against him in these days ahead.

My personal prayer for him and Michelle is to have God's protection, peace and love.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 7:58 PM | Unregistered CommenterLDS

Oh how lovely, how wonderful, great family.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 8:00 PM | Unregistered Commenterdale@jamaica

Beautiful! Look at them....Malia is so tall now. May God watch and keep them all.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 8:06 PM | Unregistered CommenterAdear

Such a beautiful family. Love them and love these pics, too.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 8:23 PM | Unregistered Commenterouapiti

It is so refreshing to see Mrs. Obama wearing dresses to church. Call me old fashion, but it always made me cringe to see Hillary Clinton & Laura Bush wearing pant suits to Sunday church.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 8:28 PM | Registered CommenterKennedy Godette

beautiful family.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 8:39 PM | Unregistered Commentera.

Oh, how I LOVE this family!


Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 9:18 PM | Registered Commentersailorsgirl

Love the bare feet in the second picture. That's something that we do in our house.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 10:34 PM | Registered CommenterJoan

Love, love, LURVE these pictures of my fine, fine, FINE First Family. Even with all of the security and fuss made over them, they somehow manage to be a normal (but absolutely fabulously well-dressed!) family.
I'm loving Pres. Obama's recent choice of ties, He has such an elegantly long neck, he looks great in a suit and tie! I like all the dresses on 'his girls' but I really like the dress that Malia has on. It's gorgeous. It's absolute perfection for a girl her age. Just lovely.

Mrs O looks great, as usual. And Sasha is so cool. I bet she just can't wait to grow as tall as the rest of her family. They are so cool, just chillin' out, watching a Sunday afternoon game. And barefoot! I love it.

Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 11:50 PM | Registered Commenterisonprize

I agree totally with isoprize! I'd love to see more pictures of the girls and the Prez.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:40 AM | Unregistered Commenterlany

Gorgeous pictures of our First Family. They look like a beautiful, happy, and "normal" family--just like mine.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:46 AM | Unregistered Commenternewcenturywoman

All of the Obamas look wonderful in their church-going outfits. Exactly the way I was taught to dress for church.
Bare feet at home? Love it!
It's so sad that the U.S. women lost the World Cup...I thought they would win for sure, and by the looks on the Obama family's faces, they thought so too.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 3:20 AM | Unregistered CommenterChristen

wow. wonderful family!

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 4:20 AM | Unregistered CommenterVoyance

This was one of my favorite dresses from the South American tour.

Has Mrs. O cut her hair? The style flatters her face.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 5:17 AM | Registered CommenterMcKinley

Lovely pictures. Everyone looks so relaxed and happy. I don't think a long sleeve white dress shirt is the most comfortable at home watching a soccer game kind of shirt to wear though! Unless he just finished work maybe. :>)

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 6:54 AM | Unregistered CommenterAnn

God's blessing upon our beautiful First Family.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 8:14 AM | Unregistered CommenterMary White

Huffpost has some lovely pics that show the back of these lovely dresses. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/18/obamas-church-world-cup_n_901293.html#s310550 I love how Mrs.O and Malia switched up the shoes. I love this family.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 9:55 AM | Registered Commenterladywatcher

It always makes my day when I see pictures of the Obama family and more so when they are pictured looking so happy on their way to church. Mrs Obama's dress is one of my favourite Jason Wu creations. Simply gorgeous.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 10:16 AM | Registered CommenterJestina ( London, England)


Monday, July 18, 2011 at 11:20 AM | Registered CommenterNyon

Great pics!

Malia's lavender dress is spectacular...as is she.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 11:33 AM | Unregistered CommenterSildi


Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:10 PM | Registered CommenterSoccerNana

Look how lovely they are! What a great photo. So when will there be a "Miss Malia O." blog? :) That's a beautiful lavender dress!

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:30 PM | Unregistered CommenterAstorian

Michelle Obama wore that shirt in South America, just like she wore the dress in South America.

I love both outfits!!!

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:36 PM | Unregistered CommenterMichelle

P I C T U R E perfect.

Even the security team looks happy.

Gorgeous dress

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:42 PM | Unregistered Commenterriver rush

What a beautiful photo. Malia is as tall as her parents. I wonder if she has caught up to Mrs.O's shoe size. I wear a size 11 and my Mother wears a size 12. I never quite made it so we could exchange shoes. The dresses are so lovely and I do love the contrasting dress and shoe colors. Just a picture perfect Sunday photo. Makes them look so classy but all American. Sunday has always been about family outings. The hairstyle Mrs.O is wearing is so cool and summery. Also, protects the hair from the dangers of over styling and the risk of humidity and bad hair days. I love it.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:58 PM | Unregistered CommenterJudy

What a shining example of how families are supposed to bond. There are no airs about
them. I just love how the Obama family function as if the press photographers are non existent. Such a naturally beautiful family.

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 12:58 PM | Unregistered Commentermarcelle

LOVELY....just absolutely lovely! I love our First family. They are the epitome of genuine family love. God bless our First Family and God bless America...

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 2:02 PM | Unregistered Commenternellinraleigh

Beautiful family

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 3:38 PM | Unregistered CommenterMaureen in Jamaica

I just love the pictures, especially the ones after church services. I love how the ladies are color coordinated in a subtle way. Malia is wearing a green sash on her dress that ties in the green on Sasha's dress. And, Mrs. O and Malia are wearing shoes that match the others dress. Pres. O is just very elegantly dressed and handsome as ever. Obama 2012! I wonder where Grandmama Obama (Marion Robinson) is on this lovely Sunday while her beautiful family strolls the streets of DC?

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 6:44 PM | Unregistered CommenterPink Rose

Gorgeous family!!! Looks just like a magazine cover!!!
My glorious President and magnificent First Lady and their lovely daughters ROCK!!!!


Monday, July 18, 2011 at 7:08 PM | Registered CommenterEleroy

Mrs. T, I don't believe you've written about this outfit yet


Monday, July 18, 2011 at 10:57 PM | Unregistered Commenterlisam

Malia is so beautiful, and Sasha is just so real! How wonderful are they! I am so excited for their next four years in the Whitehouse:-)

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 11:55 PM | Registered Commentermmharp

This is such a beautiful picture of our First Family. I appreciate how they seem connected to one another, regardless of what's going on around them. This is especially heartwarming to see with all of the chaos we're bombarded with on a daily basis!
Tell me, does Pete Souza have one of the greatest jobs on earth! He does a phenomenal job of capturing intimate moments without seeming intrusive. I love his work!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 8:48 AM | Registered CommenterCharlene in Detroit

I really love this woman and her family, I wish she could give me some of her old dresses, I dont know the size she wears, but I am size 12 and I am really in love with her sense of fashion, I come on this website everyday to see what she is wearing.... hope she get to reconize me one day.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 9:49 AM | Unregistered CommenterAba Howard

I think Malia's dress is from H&M??

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 1:31 PM | Unregistered CommenterCassie

I agree, lovely picture depicting family life as it should be. Makes me long for the good old days.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 2:22 PM | Unregistered Commenterbrooksie

I love shots of the whole family dressed up. They are so beautiful and they all just look smashing. I love Mrs. O's dress and Malia's too...love her green belt with the purple...very nice. Love this family.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 11:48 PM | Unregistered CommenterAlisa

I am proud of our president. see how lovely they are ..! Great family.everybody knows about their family.lovely pictures.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 6:47 AM | Unregistered CommenterDaniela Zagnolli

What a wonderful picture of our First Family, all look great especially the girls.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 11:29 AM | Unregistered CommenterLW

I know this is late, but....I just had to say that this picture cheers me up and makes me smile.

This is what LOVE looks like. This family seems so approachable and so real! We are so blessed that God has given us a gift for a family like this. I am so proud of each one of them. What a blessing and I pray every day for their safety, good health, peace, love and fruit of the Spirit. It is an honor to be alive and see this family in the White House being real.

Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 7:45 PM | Unregistered CommenterLDS

I alway love to see the first family in public in whatever capcity. I am proud to have the Obamas in the white house representing america so proudly. THANK YOU for your service.

Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 8:58 AM | Unregistered CommenterA brunson

I think this is one of the nicest photos of the family together that I've ever seen. They all look beautiful.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 11:25 AM | Registered CommenterPosh Tater

Yes, Malia's dress is H&M. I have the same dress.. :P

Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 8:29 PM | Unregistered CommenterAdeli

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