The speculation that formally began Nov. 5, 2008 has reached its peak and Michelle Obama has answered our questions. She chose this yellow dress from Cuban-born Isabel Toledo for the inauguration ceremony. There is likely lots of symbolism associated with this dress (yellow is hope, a Cuban designer?), but what we care about is fashion. And it's certainly not a terrible choice. It's very Michelle Obama. It's a tad bit too sparkly, but it certainly ushers in Camelot 2.0 to D.C. Her only major mistake is the leather gloves, olive in color, that she wore with it. I understand keeping your hands warm, Michelle, but really? Poor color choice.
More updates on her garb to come as it changes through the day.
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