Michelle Obama Goes Golden in Flip Flops for ‘Descendant’ Premiere – Footwear News

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Michelle Obama made an impromptu arrival at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival on August 5 in Edgartown, Mass., for the premiere of Netflix’s latest documentary, “Descendant.”

The former first lady, who was accompanied by her husband, former President Barack Obama, arrived in a Veda maxi dress by Hemant & Nandita. The summer-focused style had a light, angelic, and breezy feel with a silhouette versatile enough for a more muted look with the ability to create dressier appeal, like Obama did.


Michelle Obama attends the premiere of Netflix’s ‘Descendant’ during the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival at the MV Performing Arts Center on August 5, 2022 in Edgartown, Mass.

CREDIT: Getty Images for Netflix

Her gold accessories, including hoop earrings and a layered necklace, helped the dress convey a slightly formal approach without compromising its layout, which is rooted in a season of tranquility.


EDGARTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS - AUGUST 05: Michelle Obama attends the premiere of Netflix's Descendant during the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival at the MV Performing Arts Center on August 05, 2022 in Edgartown, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for Netflix)

Michelle Obama on August 5, 2022.

CREDIT: Getty Images for Netflix

Its intricate pattern featured intersecting elements to create a design that exudes a carefree nature. Connected delineations, such as its smocked center, ring embellishments, and floral embroidery on its hemline, channel the floaty structure of the dress. It deviates from a singular theme and exemplifies spontaneity, deriving its carefree and joyful presentation.


EDGARTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS - AUGUST 05: (L-R) Questlove, Floyd Rance, Stephanie T. Rance, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and Margaret Brown attend the premiere of Netflix's Descendant during the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival at the MV Performing Arts Center on August 05, 2022 in Edgartown, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for Netflix)

(L-R) Questlove, Floyd Rance, Stephanie T. Rance, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and Margaret Brown attend Netflix’s Descendant premiere during the Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival at the MV Performing Arts Center on August 05, 2022 in Edgartown, Masse .

CREDIT: Getty Images for Netflix

For shoes, she opted for a pair of gold and brown flip flops that coordinated with the jewelry in her outfit. Ideal for summer and warmer temperatures overall, the shoe style was a perfect companion.


EDGARTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS – AUGUST 05: Michelle Obama speaks at the premiere of Netflix's Descendant during the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival at the MV Performing Arts Center on August 05, 2022 in Edgartown, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for Netflix)

Michelle Obama attends the premiere of Netflix’s ‘Descendant’ during the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival at the MV Performing Arts Center on August 5, 2022 in Edgartown, Mass.

CREDIT: Getty Images for Netflix

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