In 2009, Michelle Obama garnered criticism for wearing $540 Lanvin sneakers to a food bank

Obama gave her famous "When they go low, we go high" speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in a $995 blue Christian Siriano dress

Dr. Jill Biden wore a $1,000 powder-blue suit designed by Adam Lippes to meet with Queen Elizabeth in 2021

Biden wore a $1,390 polka-dot Brandon Maxwell dress to the Tokyo Olympics in 2021

Melania Trump matched French first lady Brigitte Macron in a white Michael Kors jacket costing $2,195 in 2018

Biden's blue Oscar de la Renta dress, which she wore on the cover of Vogue, retails for $2,690

Trump's hot-pink Delpozo dress, worn to a United Nations luncheon in 2017, was priced at $2,950

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