Michelle Obama has a new official White House portrait. Let's compare and contrast!
Here's the First Lady's new portrait, showing of her instantly famous new bangs, which she recently deemed something of a "midlife crisis" moment. She's wearing three-quarter length sleeves, and is seated, almost as if she were in the middle of an intimate conversation with you.
Now, let's look at her previous portrait, from February 2009. Here she stands, sort-of leaning on a table, showing off her also famous arms. Her hair has a lot of volume.
Like her husband, she also seems to look more relaxed in the new portrait.
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