BARACK OBAMA — 57TH INAUGURATION:
Obama’s elegant inauguration spins to a starry end
Source: USA Today, 1-21-13
President Obama and first lady Michelle wrapped up their inauguration with a night of merrymaking.
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama show off her inaugural gown by Jason Wu.(Photo: Joe Raedle Getty Images)
- The president’s second inauguration was a star-filled affair
- Inaugural balls culminate weekend of fashion, fun and celebrities
- Mrs. Obama goes for Jason Wu gown again
An elegant second Obama inauguration, packed with high-fashion, high-energy and high-profile stars, twirled to an end Monday as President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama — she in another stunning gown — danced the night away at the inaugural balls.
And it’s a gown by Jason Wu, the same designer who crafted her 2009 white inaugural gown. The White House said this one is custom-made, ruby red, sleeveless, backless, cinched at the waist, chiffon and velvet, flowing pleats falling to the floor, with a handmade diamond-embellished ring by jewelry designer Kimberly McDonald. She is wearing shoes by Jimmy Choo. And her hair was down in her new style with the bangs everyone has been talking about….READ MORE