Rocking sassy new bangs and those famously toned arms, she dazzled D.C. with her inauguration fashions. She started the day with a navy checker-patterned coat from Thom Brown, accented with a jeweled belt and purple gloves from J. Crew — a wise choice for the blustery outdoor ceremony. For the evening’s round of celebratory balls, she donned a fiery red chiffon and velvet gown that prompted Forbes to report that, thanks to the Jason Wu design, “Red is the new black.”
If you want to make Michelle’s style your own, Sissy Harris, co-owner of Peter Kate in Greenville and a stylist to Dr. Jill Biden, has a few tips for you from her recent appearance on CBS Talk Philly!
Just don’t expect to find the exact pieces worn yesterday –
J. Crew has discontinued the First Lady’s belt (actually a sash) “out of respect.” But you can see her gown on display in all its glory at the National Archives.