President Barack Obama and first lady, Michelle, are style icons, but what were their fashion days like before entering the White House? 

For the U.S. chief, he was a basketball-playing star, who sported the legendary afro as his signature, according to Global GrindAnd his future wife rocked the shorter version of the Farrah Fawcett feathered mane with that understated flip back in her high school days. 

For the black-and-white early glimpses of the America's first couple, click HERE.