Member-supported news for Southern California
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Support for KPCC comes from:

Michelle Obama's style in China offers message behind every outfit

Ways to Subscribe
BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 21: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama shakes hand with Chinese President Xi Jinping, as Michelle Obama's daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (2ndR) and Peng Liyuan, wife of Xi Jinping (L) look on before they proceed to a meeting at the Diaoyutai State guest house on March 21, 2014 in Beijing, China. Michelle Obama's one-week-long visit in China will be focused on educational and cultural exchanges. (Photo by Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)
Pool/Getty Images
BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 21: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama shakes hand with Chinese President Xi Jinping, as Michelle Obama's daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (2ndR) and Peng Liyuan, wife of Xi Jinping (L) look on before they proceed to a meeting at the Diaoyutai State guest house on March 21, 2014 in Beijing, China. Michelle Obama's one-week-long visit in China will be focused on educational and cultural exchanges. (Photo by Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

The first lady is in China to talk about education but her style is getting a lot of buzz.

With the first lady in China focusing on education and free internet, many in the US and abroad are focused on her wardrobe.

RELATED: FLOTUS in China: Promoting education, addressing freedom of expression

Kate Betts is a fashion writer and the author of "Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style" and joined Take Two to talk about how the first lady's style is having a global impact.

Stay Connected