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One of the things that’s always talked about as much as the jokes delivered at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner is what the First Lady is wearing. For the past eight years we’ve been lucky enough to watch a strikingly regal African American woman be on the receiving end of that attention, and year after year Michelle Obama’s steps her style game up even more than the dinner prior. Given that Saturday’s event marked the last time we’ll see President Barack Obama and the FLOTUS as the guests of honor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, we thought it was time to take a stroll through Mrs. Obama’s looks over the years and how her slayage got better and better with time.

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2009

Simple and chic was the name of the game in 2009 when Lady O wore a fuchsia Michael Kors shift dress to her very first Correspondents Dinner.

First lady Michelle Obama, flanked by comedian Jay Leno, left, and Matt Winkler of Bloomberg News, right, is welcomed by the White House Correspondents' Association as she and President Obama arrive for the annual fundraising dinner, at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

First lady Michelle Obama, flanked by comedian Jay Leno, left, and Matt Winkler of Bloomberg News, right, is welcomed by the White House Correspondents’ Association as she and President Obama arrive for the annual fundraising dinner, at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

2010

In 2010, Michelle Obama wore a floor-length gown made by Nepalese designer Prabal Gurung in a sexy candy apple red that complimented her skin beautifully.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, attend the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, attend the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington, Saturday, April 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

2011

For her third dinner, Michelle Obama went for a more muted look with this silk chocolate Halston dress.

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2012

And then came the pizzazz again with a multi-colored strapless gown by Naeem Khan in 2012.

President Barack Obama and late-night television host and comedian Conan O'Brien attend the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Barack Obama and late-night television host and comedian Conan O’Brien attend the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

2013

This photo doesn’t quite do the semi-sheer black Monique Lhuillier gown FLOTUS wore in 2013 justice, but we think you get the point. It was stunning.

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2014

And then, like a goddess, Michelle Obama appeared in this flowy grey tool number made by Marchesa in 2014 and the Internet couldn’t stop talking about her.

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2015

Zac Posen got to put his stamp on the First Lady in 2015 when she wore this silver metallic dress, baring those arms we’ve come to love her for.

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2016

And, of course, this year Michelle Obama did not disappoint with a champagne-colored Givenchy Haute Couture gown with a sheer beaded overlay that topped anything she’d ever wore before.

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Which look is your favorite? Tell us in the comments section!

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