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Michelle Obama wears Michael Kors on Election Night
Just like her husband, Michelle Obama got a second term early Wednesday morning: First lady of fashion.
Obama stepped onto the stage, wearing a magenta silk chine pin-tucked dress by Michael Kors that was nipped at the waist with a slightly flared skirt topped by a black shrug and accessorized with a vintage pink brooch from House of Lavande.
In a statement to the Associated Press, Kors said, “"Mrs. Obama looked chic and elegant as always on Election Night. My dress, with its strong color, clean lines and feminine silhouette, has all the elements that have become a part of the trademark style of our first lady."
The Kors' label is a staple in Obama's closet. In fact, that's where she shopped for her election night outfit, which she has worn before. Just recently she donned a dress and coat ensemble for the Hofstra debates, and for her White House portrait, she chose a black racer back dress that showed off her famously toned arms.
Four years ago on Election Night, Obama donned a fiery red and black Narcisco Rodriguez (not a fan favorite at the time) and played it matchy-matchy with daughters Malia and Sasha who also wore black and red.
This time around, the girls did their own thing. Malia, almost all grown up, turned out in a sapphire blue, slightly poufed skirt belted with a sparkly pink belt and topped by a black top, while Sasha wore a soft green tye-dye skirt with a gray bowed top, and a shrunken sweater. The only consistency among the three was the shorter bracelet sleeves.
The first lady looked comfortable, happy and pretty – the ensemble lacked any artifice – it was neither over the top nor out of her fashion wheelhouse.
And now all fashions eyes are on the Inauguration. What will she wear to the ball?