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Michelle Obama goes bold with another Wu gown

What a difference four years make.

In 2009, Michelle Obama swept onto the stage of the Commander-in-Chief’s Inaugural Ball in a fairy tale one-shoulder white chiffon gown dotted with delicate flowers. On Monday, she emerged at the ball in a flaming ruby-red halter gown that was far more vamp than princess. Jason Wu designed both, but this year’s dress capped an Inauguration Day that saw Obama making bold sartorial choices.

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