President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, during the Inaugural Parade after his ceremonial swearing-in on Capitol Hill during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Doug Mills, Pool)
WASHINGTON--First Lady Michelle Obama wore a striking outfit to Monday's Inaugural ceremonies, with her ensemble the work of several designers.
Mrs Obama is wearing a navy Thom Browne coat and dress, her spokesman Semonti Stephens said.
"The fabric was developed based on the style of a man's silk tie. The belt and gloves she is wearing are from J.Crew and her earrings are designed by Cathy Waterman. She is also wearing Reed Krakoff boots and cardigan," At the end of the Inaugural festivities, the outfit and accompanying accessories will go to the National Archives," she said.
More coverage on the fashion of the day here and 50 years of First Lady dresses from Meg Moore here.