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Olympic Spirit

The First Lady has arrived in London! Mrs. O began the day with a visit to the US Olympic team in east London, wearing a red peplum top paired with a red and white print jacket. From there, Mrs. O moved on to the American Ambassador's Residence, Winfield House, where she hosted 'Let's Move London' joined by David Beckham. For the second appearance, Mrs. O sported white pants paired with a two tone blue athletic top, piped blazer and sneakers.

Update #1: Thanks to reader "lisa" who notes similarity between Mrs. O's red top and the Zara double cloth top, available here in black and white. Thanks to reader "CarolAnn" who has spotted Mrs. O's red and white print blazer as the Thakoon Chevron Print Blazer, available here. Thanks to reader "MDavis" who has spotted Mrs. O's light blue blazer as the Talbots Grace Fit Piped Seersucker Jacket, available here.

Update #2: Adding an "Official White House Photo" from the Let's Move London event. The First Lady wears a great striped top, which reader "Dana" identifies as the Colorblock crewneck sweater from the Gap, available here.

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Reader Comments (25)

I love the jacket and the top underneath!

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 10:58 AM | Registered CommenterSoccerNana

I love the sports outfit as well.

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 10:59 AM | Registered CommenterSoccerNana

The jacket is so upbeat and “patriotic;” when she takes it off and poses with the athletes, her red and black don’t call attention to herself, but keep the focus on the athletes. She must have really thought this one out.

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:37 AM | Unregistered CommenterSally Davis

I hate to say this, but that red & white jacket is pretty awful. Coincidentally, On Project Runway last night they had to make garments using candy from Ralph Lauren's daughter's candy store. And this jacket looks like little red candies glue-gunned on, just like the designers were doing last night.

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:44 AM | Registered Commenterbabs

Oh, sigh, hanging out with David Beckham, it's tough to be FLOTUS! And in that cute jacket, too!

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:45 AM | Unregistered CommenterKywstgal

I think the jacket is lively and fun, and patriotic, too -- perfect for the occasion. So proud to have our First Lady so active, involved and representing us so well!

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 12:21 PM | Unregistered Commenterouapiti

I like the jacket. It's statement piece, so it's good that she didn't wear any jewelry besides that little pin on her lapel. She's looking very patriotic without actually wearing red, white, and blue. It looked like she had a lot of fun at her Let's Move event. She knows just what to wear to look polished and be comfortable enough to get out there and run around with the kids. LOVE HER!!

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 12:37 PM | Registered CommenterNyon

I love the red and white jacket. Mrs O always does us proud.

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 12:42 PM | Unregistered CommenterLogan

Love the outfits--especially the jacket! Unique yet stylish and the fit is great! Love the peplum top underneath. She looks wonderful leading the U.S. Olympic delegation! I'm sure our President is very proud!

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 1:10 PM | Unregistered CommenterAuntie Mom

The peplum top looks like it's from Zara.

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 1:27 PM | Unregistered CommenterLisa

I believe the jacket in the third picture is from Talbots: Grace Fit Piped Seersucker Jacket, on sale now.

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 3:00 PM | Unregistered CommenterMdavis

I love both outfits! The jacket is good looking. I love the peplum top. The sporty outfit is great as well. I can't remember a more active and lovely First Lady.

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 4:26 PM | Registered CommenterGeorgina

The red and white jacket is not good!
The other jacket is very cute, though.

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 5:33 PM | Unregistered CommenterKitCat


Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 7:50 AM | Unregistered Commenterdalejamaica

Perfect outfits both times. The jacket is a really cool way of doing red white and blue without actually wearing the stars and stripes. And the shape is fab.

Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 9:17 AM | Registered CommenterPosh Tater

Can I haz that striped shirt in the bottom pic, please?!

Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 12:05 PM | Registered CommenterNyon

Striped sweater at the bottom is from the Gap!

Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 8:26 PM | Unregistered CommenterDana

Lovin' the GAP top!

Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 11:34 PM | Unregistered CommenterAdear

Wow, it's good to see the fashion detectives at work! @ Lisa, MDavis & Dana, good looking out, you all are on the money!
I like the outfits that our Michelle is wearing, but I love that Gap sweater. When I saw it, my first thought was Ralph Lauren, not Gap. It's really nice and a good buy, too. Yes Nyon, WE can haz that sweater!
That's our FLOTUS!

Monday, July 30, 2012 at 7:05 AM | Registered CommenterCharlene in Detroit

I believe Mrs O's jacket is Thakoon.

Monday, July 30, 2012 at 9:45 AM | Unregistered CommenterCarolAnn

The red and white jacket looks like a test pattern.

Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 5:22 PM | Registered Commentercleo plahet

I love both outfits the jacket is very attractive. I love the plume top. The sporty outfit is great as well. I can't remember a more active and lovely First Lady.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 3:19 AM | Unregistered Commenterjessbuurman

Oh cleo....how "clever" your description of her jacket....do you feel better now....?

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 9:08 AM | Unregistered CommenterAdear

the talbots jacket is currently on sale for 36.99 in a broad range of sizes.

Monday, August 13, 2012 at 6:24 PM | Registered Commenternylse esahc

Does anyone know where one can buy the two tone blue athletic top?

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 6:38 AM | Unregistered CommenterAthletic top

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