One is a role model, the other a fashion model.
One likes to bare arms (her own arms, that is).
The other - well, she's been known to bare it all.
First Lady Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni, wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, certainly have one thing in common - both are getting enormous attention as their famous husbands as world leaders meet this week in Europe.
So many heads of state and fashion icons in one place.
After their fashionable London visit, Michelle Obama and her husband Barack landed in Strasbourg, France today. Whisked from Air Force One to the city's Rohan Palace, the Obamas met the French President and his wife for the first time.
The two super-stylish first ladies were scheduled to have lunch today, with the celebrity gossip media set to burn a new hole in the ozone layer over France.
But who would win a fashion face-off among two of the world's most visible style icons? Tell us what you think in the informal survey below ...
Who has better style?