For the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden, selected a look from one of your favorite young designers, Sergio Hudson. With a plum colored coat, high collar, baggy pants and a XL belt characteristics of Hudson, Michelle Obama made an elegant style statement when she and her husband, Barack Obama, arrived at the ceremony wearing matching masks from their tailor, Christy Rilling.
The designs of Sergio Hudson have become a reference in the wardrobe of Michelle Obama. It is no wonder, he is a master of stylized silhouettes with marked waists; it can be counted on to create distinctive looks that flatter the woman who wears it. In 2019, during his book tour Becoming, Michelle Obama He relied on his talent several times.
She chose a daring outfit with a purple pants for an Atlanta reunion with Gayle King at the State Farm Arena in May of that year, and an even more dramatic sequin suit for a visit to the Essence Festival in July. Although the sets were at opposite ends of the spectrum, they were both daring, unexpected, and made Michelle Obama look fantastic, something that she has achieved again with her look to the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden, the 46th president of the United States.
For the look in the President Joe Biden’s inauguration, Michelle Obama drew on some of the same elements that made his previous collaborations with Sergio Hudson. A look monochromatic, form-fitting and effortlessly glamorous, was an outfit worthy of the status of Michelle Obama as an ‘eternal First Lady’.
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