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Obama's Air Force One bomber is giving other politicians 'jacket envy'

The first lady may have some competition when it comes to being the most influentially stylish Obama.

By Glamour Magazine Nov 12, 2012 5:18PM
Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Imagesby Tracey Lomrantz Lester, Glamour Magazine

Sure, she can make J. Crew sell out of a cardigan lickety-split, but it turns out Michelle Obama's husband has fellow politicians lusting after outerwear with even half as much swagger as his Air Force One bomber jacket.

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You have to admit, President Obama looks rather dapper in this thing, no? So dapper, in fact, that wearing it has set off a wave of what Brian Williams called "jacket envy" on a recent episode of Rock Center. Yep, governors, mayors and other elected officials are all doing their best to impersonate the president's covetable jacket, wearing fleeces and parkas and windbreakers with their own official seals to try and keep up.

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None looks quite as badass as the prez, but how cool that he can now add "trendsetter" to his resume, huh? What do you gals think of Obama's bomber? Worthy of inspiring "jacket envy"? Discuss!

Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

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