First Lady Michelle Obama commanded the spotlight at the inaugural festivities as a sartorial knockout. Sporting a sleek new hairstyle, she showed with every outfit she is as much a style icon as her notably fashionable predecessors Jacqueline Kennedy and Nancy Reagan.
Here's what the first lady wore at the formal swearing-in ceremony of president obamas Inauguration. A navy jacquard coat by Thom Browne with a jeweled J. Crew belt, black Reed Krakoff boots and purple gloves. The look was simple yet refined, with just the right punches of color and texture.