Michelle Obama wears $4K thigh-high Balenciaga boots on last book tour stop of the year

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Michelle Obama made quite the fashion statement at Barclays Center for the last stop of her 2018 “Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama” tour.

Page Six reported that the former First Lady wore head-to-toe Balenciaga, including a yellow silk wrap dress from the Spanish fashion house's spring 2019 collection and Sequin Knife thigh-high gold boots.

The $3,900 shoes were easily the star of the outfit. Insider reported that the boots, made in Italy, have a 4.3" heel.

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While at the event, Obama was interviewed by Sarah Jessica Parker, another fashionista. Page Six reported that the two naturally talked about clothes at one point during the appearance, particularly the impact Obama had in her fashion choices as a public figure.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Former first lady Michelle Obama (L) discusses her book "Becoming" with Sarah Jessica Parker at Barclays Center on December 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19:  Former first lady Michelle Obama (L) discusses her book "Becoming" with Sarah Jessica Parker at Barclays Center on December 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 19: Former first lady Michelle Obama (L) discusses her book "Becoming" with Sarah Jessica Parker at Barclays Center on December 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

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“I did know that my clothes were making a statement, I knew that was the case,”  she said. “So we decided why don’t we use this platform to uplift some young new designers who normally wouldn’t get this kind of attention, because you can change their lives, which is one of the reasons why we chose Jason Wu for my inaugural gown.”

Obama will start the second leg of her book tour Feb. 8 in Tacoma, Washington.

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