Malia and Sasha Obama were little girls when their dad was elected to be the 44th president of the United States. Barack Obama was first a state senator in Illinois, then was elected to be a U.S. senator representing the state of Illinois, and then became the Democratic party nominee for president in 2008. Their mother Michelle has, among other things, been considered an influential fashion icon for many years. 

The girls, for much of their father’s time in office, were young and their fashion and style expertise really wasn’t much of a consideration. They’ve grown up, however, and especially since leaving the White House in January 2017, they’ve shown off their flawless fashion and will surely continue to flaunt their individual senses of style — no longer in the immediate public eye — for many years to

You already know that Sasha and Malia look flawless when traveling, but Malia’s outfit while traveling to Chicago to attend her father’s last major speech as president was definitely a standout. She wore her elegant black and white dress, black ankle boots and sheer black tights that she’d be wearing to the speech later that night, but she topped it off with a gorgeous camel-colored coat, a rich brown leather travel bag, and a structured black handbag.

Former President Barack Obama gave his final speech to the nation on January 10, 2017 from McCormick Place in Chicago. While his wife Michelle and daughter Malia (as well as Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill) traveled to Chicago for the speech, Sasha stayed behind in Washington because she had a test the next day at school, according to Us Weekly.

Malia’s flattering and interesting, yet understated black and white dress was by Cinq a Sept and she paired it with sheer black tights, black ankle boots, and a black choker necklace. She wore her hair simply, as well. Classic, but still with a little bit of personality.

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