White House fashion faux pas

POSTED: 9:50 AM Aug 29 2014   UPDATED: 5:22 PM Aug 31 2014

The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

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President Barack Obama set off a firestorm on social media and among critics with the tan suit he wore to Thursday's press conference on the crises in Syria and Ukraine. "Yes we tan!" some cried, while others decried the fashion statement as the "audacity of taupe." Warranted or not, take a look back at other White House fashion fax paus committed through the years:

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