Malia and Sasha Obama prove their style icon statuses as they embark on a two-week family vacation to Martha’s Vineyard.
In photos showing the first family boarding the Air Force One in Maryland, Malia keeps it simple in a stunning white sundress while Sasha mixes it up with a striped top, hi-top sneakers and a very lady-like handbag.
The Obamas have chosen to kick back as Secretary of State John Kerry urged American athletes in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to break records and ‘resolve the differences between us’.
In photos showing the first family boarding the Air Force One in Maryland, Malia keeps it simple with a flattering white sundress while Sasha mixes it up with a striped v-neck top, a very lady-like handbag, and hi-top sneakers
Malia appears to have worn the same dress to her high school graduation in June. Michelle also donned trendy sunglasses as the president waved goodbye
Malia and Sasha walk out from the White House with an enviable display of accessories. The 18-year-old wears strappy leather sandals and a woven backpack, while Sasha’s chokers are very on-trend
The vacation marks the last summer holiday of Obama’s presidency. They are expected to stay until August 21, according to a White House spokesman
The Obamas’ Portuguese water dogs Sunny and Bo, get ready to ascend the steps to Air Force One. The breed was selected by the family because they don’t aggravate Malia’s allergies
Other than 2012, when Obama was in the middle of his re-election campaign, the first family vacationed at Martha’s Vineyard every year of his presidency
Pictured, the family touch down in Massachusetts, where Sasha, 15, was spotted earlier this week manning the cash register at Nancy’s restaurant on Martha’s Vineyard, a local hot spot serving up fried seafood and milkshakes
Michelle Obama, along with her husband, have initiated programs championing service members, veterans and their families. Pictured, the president greeted an excited crowd upon their arrival at West Tisbury, Massachusetts
President Barack Obama has chosen not to head to Rio for the Summer Olympics, keeping with the tradition of most American presidents. Bush went to the 2008 Opening Ceremony in Beijing, China and met with then-president Hu Jintao
President Barack Obama has chosen not to head to Rio for the Summer Olympics, which kicked off on Friday amidst fears of Zika, rushed construction, and reports of raw sewage in the water.
He also missed out on the 2012 London games, as well as the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, and Sochi, Russia, respectively.
But former American presidents have typically stayed behind when the Games were held outside of the United States.
George W. Bush broke with tradition in the final year of his presidency and went to the 2008 Opening Ceremony in Beijing, China.
He turned the trip into a working visit and held talks with China’s president at the time, Hu Jintao, and delivered remarks from the new United States Embassy in Beijing in between delegation activities.
A White House official said the prevalence of the Zika virus in Brazil did not affect Obama’s decision not to attend the 2016 Games nor did recent reports describing security and sanitation problems in the Latin American American country.
‘We have indicated for months that he wasn’t going and have said…that Zika wouldn’t impact the President’s travel plans,’ a senior administration official said Wednesday, in response to an inquiry from DailyMail.com.
Pictured, the first family returning from a trip in Maine in July 2010. Michelle Obama said in her celebrated DNC speech: ‘We’ve had the joy of watching [Malia and Sasha] grow from bubbly little girls into poised, young women’
Michelle recounted the girls’ first day at school after they moved into the White House, saying she realized their time in the spotlight would ‘form the foundation for who they would become’ (pictured, the first family in December 2009)
President Obama and his family are expected to stay in this stunning 8,100-square-foot home, valued at $22.5million
The stunning property is located on a 10-acre plot in Martha’s Vineyard island, a favorite vacation spot among the elite
The home, which boasts a pool and its own beach, has unbelievable views of the ocean. Martha’s Vineyard is an island south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts
The estate boasts an outdoor kitchen, an infinity pool, half-basketball court and in-home fitness center along with 9.5 acres of woodland, plus a private beach
President Obama has faced an onslaught of criticism in 2014 for playing golf while ISIS released the first of several videos showing the decapitation of American photojournalist James Foley
The house even includes a photograph of President Obama and his wife Michelle relaxing on a sofa within the luxury property
The spacious dining room offers stunning seaside views with floor to ceiling windows that open out to the patio
A White House official said the prevalence of the Zika virus in Brazil did not affect Obama’s decision not to attend the 2016 Games nor did recent reports describing security and sanitation problems in the Latin American American country
The property is some 120 feet above the ocean and ‘offers wonderful privacy and elegance that is rarely seen even in this resort market’