Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaGeorge W. Bush: 'It's a problem that Americans are so polarized' they can't imagine him being friends with Michelle Obama The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Tax March - US vaccine effort takes hit with Johnson & Johnson pause Biden, Obamas and celebrity guests announce coronavirus vaccination TV special MORE is praising some of her pint-sized imitators who recreated her and former President Obama's Inauguration Day looks.

The former first lady took to Twitter on Monday to give a shout-out to a pair of kids seen posing as the Obamas in inaugural-inspired snapshots originally shared on Instagram:


The mini faux former FLOTUS is a 4-year-old model named Ryleigh Madison Hampton, ITK has learned. The Florence, S.C., youngster struck a pose for the presidential pics with her 4-year-old best friend Zayden Lowe.

Ryleigh's aunt, Zoe Hampton, tells ITK the family is "beyond grateful" for the real-life Obama's post and "never dreamed it would blow up this much."

"We absolutely loved the Obamas' look for the inauguration. We are so happy we were able to recreate such an iconic look and to have Michelle and Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaBoehner: Mass shootings 'embarrassing our country' Media complicity in rise of the 'zombie president' conspiracy Boehner: 'America First Caucus is one of the nuttiest things I've ever seen' MORE be such great role models for Zayden and Ryleigh," Hampton said.

Obama, 57, made headlines last month for her plum-colored inauguration outfit created by fashion designer Sergio Hudson. Obama's stylist, Meredith Koop, later said that she wanted to convey through the get-up that it was "about the woman wearing it more than anything."

“It is about her and what she means to you and to America. She is powerful and she needs to move. She is stunning and she represents what is possible. She is relatable and she is aspirational," Koop said in an Instagram post. "She leads, she inspires and she slays.”

—Updated at 2:54 p.m.