Charting the former first daughters’ best looks, from the White House and beyond.
Since moving into the White House eight years ago, Sasha and Malia Obama’s style has transformed along the way—and it continues to even after their father’s presidency. Now as grown young women, the Obama sisters come into their own, sporting a mature sense of style (just like their mother), whether it’s during Sasha’s final high school years in D.C., or Malia’s New York-based internship and first classes at Harvard.
Click through for a look back at the teenagers’ best fashion moments over the years and today.

By Harper’s Bazaar

February 6, 2017

Malia wears an oversized maroon parka, denim shorts over opaque black tights, black zip-up ankle boots and a patterned brown leather backpack in New York City.

February 1, 2017

Malia wears high-waisted jeans, Timberland boots, a crop top and suede shearling while interning in New York City.

January 14, 2017

Sasha wears a white off-the-shoulder top over a bikini, printed paisley shorts, layered gold necklaces and black flip flops while in Miami with Joe Biden's granddaughter Maisy. The next day she got a shoutout from Drake for sporting a hat from his OVO label during the trip.

January 10, 2017

Malia wears a black and white Cinq à Sept dress, tights, black ankle boots and a choker at President Obama's farewell address in Chicago

January 10, 2017

Malia wears a textured camel coat, a black and white dress, black tights, heeled ankle boots, a brown leather weekender bag and black handbag while boarding Air Force One in Maryland to travel with her family to Chicago for President Obama's farewell address.

December 16, 2016

Sasha wear a white coat, thigh-high brown boots and a turtleneck sweater, all by Madewell, while leaving the White House to travel to Hawaii for the Christmas and New Year

December 1, 2016

Sasha Obama wears a blue velvet coat by Opening Ceremony with a choker, black top and dark wash skinny jeans while attending her final Christmas Tree lighting under her father's presidency in Washington D.C

September 4, 2016

After causing a frenzy when she was reportedly caught smoking weed at Lollapalooza, Malia Obama trolls her critics in a DIY t-shirt with ‘smoking kills’ written on the front while attending another music festival, Made in America, this weekend. She completed the casual look with K-Swiss sneakers, belted denim shorts, sunglasses and a baseball cap from Harvard, where she’ll be attending in the fall.

August 21, 2016

Sasha returns home to the White House from Vacation with a paisley –printed black boho dress, layered choker and necklaces, platform wedge sandals and a printed backpack

August 21, 2016

Malia wears an Everlane short-sleeved shirtdress, off-white high top Converse Chuck Taylors, and a leather backpack while returning back to the White House from vacation at Martha's Vineyard

August 6, 2016

Soaking up the final weeks of the season, Sasha and Malia Obama jetted off to Martha's Vineyard with their family in peak summer style. Sasha donned a chic striped top, worn belted into a button-down white skirt with white Converse sneakers and a gray tote. Malia opted for a similarly summery look, wearing a crisp white sundress by Reformation and flat leather sandals

June 30, 2016

It seems the First Daughters are as into the '90s trend as the rest of us. Sasha and Malia Obama visited the Prado museum in Madrid, both wearing a floral frock (Malia gets bonus points for her off-the-shoulder style), minimalist black sandals and, of course, a choker necklace

June 28, 2016

Taking a note from mom, Sasha and Malia Obama dress in long printed and paisley dresses for a dinner with Princess Lalla Salma in Marrakech

June 19, 2016

The Obama family heads for Air Force One in color-coordinated summer outfits

June 17, 2016

The Obamas take on a casual outing in New Mexico in neutral, army hues. Malia reprised her braided look over a t-shirt and khakis while Sasha went for monochrome green

June 15, 2016

The Obamas sisters dressed for summer as they head for New Mexico and California. Sasha wore a printed green dress and her favorite choker, while Malia layered a denim pinafore over a button-down and topped the look off with sleek boxer braids

March 23, 2016

Malia Obama looked ready for spring, choosing a bright red dress by Alice + Olivia while visiting Cuba

March 20, 2016

The sister duo looked ready for spring as they arrived in Cuba, Malia choosing a sweet floral frock, while Sasha opted for a black + white sundress by Shoshanna.

March 10, 2016

At the white house state dinner, both wearing Naeem Khan

November 26, 2015

Sasha and Malia Obama joined the President for the annual Thanksgiving pardon. Sasha wore an American Apparel sweater and denim skirt while Malia wore an American Apparel top with a color-block jacket

September 23, 2015

The Obama family welcomes Pope Francis to Washington DC for his official US trip. Sasha steps out in a Kate Spade color blocked midi skirt while Malia opted for a black and white floral midi skirt

August 23, 2015

The Obamas return to the White House after vacationing in Martha’s vineyard

August 17, 2015

President Obama and Sasha depart for their family vacation to Martha's Vineyard

July 18, 2015

Malia Obama at Central Park during her father-daughter weekend in NYC with President Obama and sister Sasha

July 17, 2015

Sasha Obama with President Barack Obama in New York City

June 19, 2015

Malia, Sasha and Michelle Obama arriving in Venice, Italy

June 18, 2015

Sasha at Fondazione Prada in Milan, Italy

June 18, 2015

Malia at Fondazione Prada in Milan, Italy

June 17, 2015

June 16, 2015

Sasha in London

June 16, 2015

Malia in London

June 15, 2015

Malia Obama wears a printed Alice & Olivia dress while arriving in London with First Lady Michelle Obama and Sasha for their European tour

March 7, 2015

At the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights march

December 14, 2014

At the National Building Museum during Christmas Season

November 26, 2014

During the Presidential Pardoning of the turkey for Thanksgiving Day, 2014

March 21, 2014

Visiting the Forbidden City in Beijing, China with First Lady Michelle Obama

March 20, 2014

Arriving in Beijing, China for the First Lady's week-long tour

December 20, 2013

Arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor –Hickam while vacationing in Honolulu, Hawaii

December 15, 2013

During the Christmas in Washington program in Washington, DC

August 30, 2014

Boarding Air Force One

November 29, 2013

Posing with family dog Bo Obama at the White House during the Christmas tree presentation

October 27, 2013

Attending a Sunday service at St John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC

June 28, 2013

At an arrival ceremony at Waterkloof Air Base in Centurion

June 26, 2013

At Andrews Air Force Base before departing to Senegal, South Africa

June 19, 2013

On a visit to Berlin, Germany

June 18, 2013

In Berlin, Germany at the Tegel airport

March 31, 2013

On their way to the 2013 Easter Sunday Church service

January 21, 2013

At the 57th Presidential Inauguration

Janaury 20. 2013

At President Obamas second swearing in Ceremony

December 9, 2012

Singing Christmas carols during the "Christmas in Washington" special

November 23, 2012

At the White House

November 6, 2012

At the 2012 election night in Chicago

October 28, 2012

Attending a Sunday Service at St John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC

September 6, 2012

At the 2012 Democratic National Convention in North Carolina

April 08, 2012

On their way to Easter Sunday Service

December 11, 2011

Celebrating Christmas in Washington at the National Building museum

December 11, 2011

Attending a Sunday prayer service at St John Episcopal Church

July 17, 2011

Attending a Sunday prayer service at St John’s Episcopal Church

September 19, 2010

Walking in Lafayette park to St John ‘s Episcopal Church in Washington DC

November 4, 2008

At an election night gathering in Grant Park

August 28, 2008

At the Democratic presidential nomination in Denver, Colorado

January 4, 2005

During the reenactment of a swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill

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