Loading...
Simply Chic Simply Chic Blog Home

Inauguration 2013

Michelle Obama in Thom Browne at the swearing-in ceremony.

By Glamour Magazine Jan 21, 2013 5:22PM
Photos: AFP/Getty Images
by Tracey Lomrantz Lester

Here are the facts, gals: First Lady Michelle Obama brought the glamour factor to her husband's second swearing-in ceremony in a dress and coat by Thom Browne with a chic jeweled belt.

Here's the official press pool scoop on the outfit: "The First Lady is wearing a navy Thom Browne coat and dress. The fabric was developed based on the style of a men's silk tie. The belt she is wearing if from J.Crew, the cardigan is designed by Reed Krakoff and her necklace is designed by Cathy Waterman. She is also wearing J.Crew shoes. At the end of the inauguration, the outfit and accompanying accessories will go to the National Archives."

More from Glamour: 10 Wardrobe Essentials Every Woman Should Own

Pretty darn fabulous, don't you think? We love how the look incorporates a few of her favorite things--a belt, a pop of color, and an up-and-coming American designer--and still feels fresh and new. What do you dolls think?

More from Glamour: 2013's Most Wearable Fashion Trends

Bing: Inauguration day 2013

Photos: AFP/Getty Images

More from Glamour:
The Best Coat for Your Body
20 "Annoying" Girl Things He Secretly Loves About You
11 Movies Every Woman Should Watch
10Comments
Jan 22, 2013 8:45PM
avatar
Class, Class, Class and she looked fabulous.  I can't imagine what you people look like that didn't like her look.
Jan 22, 2013 5:33PM
avatar
What an UGLY outfit!!!  Of course Shelly  NEVER looks good in anything she chooses to wear.  She needs to stand up straight and stop slouching and for heavens sake do something about that ridiculous over bite. 
Jan 21, 2013 9:51PM
avatar
If you look really good at the Picture of her with her bangs in her face she is the spitting image of Zera from " The Planet of The Apes " Movies and I mean no disrespect at all am being totally serious here as to what I think she looks like. Kim Hinter would be proud I think......For those of you who do not know Kim Hunter Played Zera in the Planet of the Apes Movies.
Jan 21, 2013 8:49PM
avatar
iLA-The Application that Pays in so Many Ways!
You are in the unique place of being one of the first to learn of a new, cutting edge mobile application. iLA (Inspired Living Application) is the first and only mobile application that makes it possible for the average every day person to profit from the exploding application industry and we are counting down to pre-launch. On this site you will learn about the details of the application, who we are, and how people get paid. Be sure to subscribe to our updates to stay informed of new developments and when you will be able to take advantage of pre-launch (your information will remain private). Click here to Join:
http://www.iLivingApp.com/robibar81

Jan 21, 2013 8:14PM
avatar

THERE IS NO WAY THIS BIG BLACK HORSE OF A N---- IS EVER GOING TO LOOK

GOOD AS A FIRST LADY SHE JUST DOES NOT HAVE WHAT IT TAKES...SORRY

FASHION EXPERTS YOU MUST NEED GLASSES SHE HAS NO CLASS AND CERTAINLY CANNOT BE COMPARED TO ANY OF THE GREAT FIRST LADIES OF THE PAST!!! HER DAUGHTERS LOOK PRETTY PATHETIC TOO IN THOSE COLORS ONLY BLACKS WOULD WEAR--OH WELL THEY CANNOT HELP THEIR MOTHER HAS NO TASTE FOR FIRST CLASS OCCASSIONS. CANNOT WAIT UNTIL THE OBAMA'S

ARE OUT OF OFFICE THEY ARE A DISGRACE TO THE USA!!!  

Jan 21, 2013 8:08PM
avatar
No, I don't think it was fabulous.  She looked like a Puritan in that horrendous dress! And those bangs are not for a woman her age. What was she thinking? Puritan Separatist maybe? zoinks.
Report
Please help us to maintain a healthy and vibrant community by reporting any illegal or inappropriate behavior. If you believe a message violates theCode of Conductplease use this form to notify the moderators. They will investigate your report and take appropriate action. If necessary, they report all illegal activity to the proper authorities.
Categories
100 character limit
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?

beauty tips and style advice

  • Women trying on shoes (Photo: Getty Images)

    Sorry, everyone, but our feet are getting bigger

    Average shoe size is up about two sizes since the '70s, study says.

  • Vip-Blitz\X17online.com // Vip-Blitz\X17online.com

    5 celeb wedding guests with killer style

    They can't escape wedding season, so they might as well look their best.

  • g1

    The petite girl’s definitive guide to summer’s biggest fashion trends

    Front-row style star Miroslava Duma just clears 5′, Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon one-ups her—literally—at 5′ 1″, and fashion crush Rachel Bilson barely tops them both at a whopping 5′ 2″. But aside from standing at the diminutive end of the height spectrum, these three ladies have something else in common: the ability to nail every summer fashion trend. If you’re part of the petite girls’ club, take a look at these 12 fashion essentials—from closet staples to chic accessories—to keep you at the top of your style game this summer.

  • Best sundresses for every body

    The 11 best sundresses for your body shape

    Quick, easy, everywhere-appropriate: There's no summer piece quite as versatile--or flattering.

  • Mark Andrew // Magazine

    8 outfit formulas that work on every body type, every time

    These fresh, cute outfit ideas range from unexpected mash-ups to completely coordinated looks. What they all have in common is they'll get you out the door feeling totally confident.

  • a1

    The top 6 no-makeup makeup looks

    Because it actually takes some makeup—maybe even a few false lashes—to look beautifully bare-faced.

  • How to take care of yellowing teeth

    11 common grooming problems, solved

    Make a good impression by presenting the best form of yourself. Even when luck's against you--for instance, you encounter a huge zit the week before an important presentation--take action now. Here are fixes for your most common grooming mishaps.

  • 1

    Olivia Palermo isn’t the first star to wear a nontraditional bridal look! See more unique celebrity wedding dresses

    We’re still dreaming about Olivia Palermo’s unconventional yet impossibly chic wedding-day ensemble. The shorts! The jutting tulle skirt overlay! The creamy cashmere sweater! Everything about this layered look is as trend-setting as it is unique.And though she may be the first star to walk down the aisle in shorts, Olivia isn’t the first celebrity to say “I do” in something nontraditional. Several boundary-pushing stars have skipped the all-white look, and instead opted for a colorful wedding dress.

  • young adult woman with summer hat (young adult woman with summer hat)

    7 hair hacks for dealing with crazy summer humidity

    Keep your tresses looking their best, even on the muggiest of summer days, with these tips

  • a1

    User’s guide to style: Wide-leg pants

    Wide-leg pants are blowing up. Six women show us how to style a pair by Lauren Ralph Lauren.

  • Lucky

    What to wear on every kind of date

    It’s the best and worst time to be a single girl in the dating world. On the one hand, past generations of women didn’t have the freedom, financial independence, access to birth control (depending on your state and employer, of course), or plethora of options to meet new people—online and off—that we enjoy today. On the other hand, they also didn’t have to worry about sexting, selecting the best selfie for their profile picture, or accidentally swiping right on a coworker.

  • Lucky

    Your guide to hair accessories

    If you’re anything like me, you probably haven’t gone anywhere near a hair accessory for years—save for the few stretched-out Goody elastics tumbling around at the bottom of your handbag, the slightly rusty bobby pins gathering dust at the back of your medicine cabinet or that scrunchie you use to pull your hair back when washing your face in the morning. For as long as I can remember, hair adornments have been slapped with somewhat of a childish reputation; when’s the last time you saw a girl over the age of 11 wearing a barrette or witnessed a woman past her teen years sporting a headband?

follow us
follow us follow us on facebook follow us on pinterest follow us on twitter
buzzing now on msn living
Loading...
about our blog contributors
Loading...
style videos
editor's picks
Loading...