Style & Beauty

The President Wore A Tan Suit And Twitter Freaked Out

08/30/2014 07:00am ET

President Obama's tan suit created a sartorial stir and the social media sphere shared it's feelings all over Twitter, of course.

No, the contrast on your television wasn't broken -- on Thursday afternoon, the President of the United States held an important press conference on foreign policy and all anybody could talk about was the "audacity of taupe." And yes, it became a hashtag. Although our commander-in-chief is known for his dad jeans and occasional Canadian tuxedo, it's safe to say his wardrobe has never attracted this much attention.

Unlike women, male politicians are rarely scrutinized for their wardrobe choices. Welcome to FLOTUS' world, Barack.

Apparently, nothing that happens in the Ukraine or Syria is nearly as important as the color of our president's suit. #facepalm #obamasuit

— Dennis M Willman (@irondeadstudios) August 29, 2014

"This is my desert camo suit."

— Greg McNeal (@GregoryMcNeal) August 28, 2014

Madras would’ve broken the whole internet RT @ngjennings: Seersucker would have broken Twitter.

— Elise Foley (@elisefoley) August 28, 2014

Who gave President Obama that old church suit from my dad's closet?

— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) August 28, 2014

Last time Obama wore a tan suit was on 4/20, that has to mean something.

— Jon (@Jomnnn) August 29, 2014

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