Last night, NBC News’ Shawna Thomas nearly passed out from ecstasy over Michelle Obama’s $12,000 Carolina Herrera dress. But when it comes to getting the biggest bang for your fashion buck, FLOTUS can’t hold a candle to regular Americans.

Twitchy founder Michelle Malkin got the ball rolling:

And it didn’t take long before women — and men — were showcasing their own knack for spending smart and looking good:

So awesome. See, FLOTUS? That’s how it’s done!

Editor’s note: An extraneous tweet has been removed.



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