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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."

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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?

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Jan 22, 2013 8:45PM
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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
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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
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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
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Jan 21, 2013 8:14PM
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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
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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.
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