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The Council of Fashion Designers of America’s honored the First Lady last night by presenting her with a special tribute award.

According to the huffingtonpost.com, Michelle Obama accepted her award via a pre-taped video speech.

Wearing a crisp white button-down shirt and two strands of pearls, she honored fashion as an American “art form” with “ingenuity and craftsmanship that contribute so much to our economy and culture.”

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Check out our tribute to the first lady of fashion below:

HB pays tribute to the First Lady and her sense of style:

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