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Snowy goddess or feathery mess? Inauguration attire, part II

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January

MichellegownWhy didn't we know until tonight what First Lady Obama was wearing to 10 inaugural balls? Because SHE didn't know!

As of the 7 p.m. NBC News broadcast, Michelle still hadn't decided which gown to wear, according to Chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd. What??!! I'm all about deadlines, but no way would I wait until the last minute to choose an outfit that will live on for posterity in the Smithsonian. But that's just an opinion from the peanut gallery or, um, my second-hand couch and pajama-clad self.

The Big Reveal happened at Ball #1, a.k.a. the Neighborhood Ball, an odd mixture of A-list celebrities and, apparently, regular people from the neighborhood. Though not really. Michelle swooped in looking like a Greek goddess, wearing a one-shoulder white chiffon gown designed by Jason Wu.

White at night? In the winter? Oh yeah.

The gown's detail is a bit mysterious, mixing diamond sequins and what look to be feathers. Or did someone steal those little cotton pom-poms from my grandmother's comforter? People are probably going to hate on the single strap, the fluff or both, but I think she screams pure glamour. So hate on me, if you must.

After all, who cares what we mere mortals think. The Prez, looking dapper in a traditional black tux and white bow tie, loved it.

"First of all, how good-looking is my wife?" he asked the crowd.

Very smooth, O.

~ Deal Diva Colleen 

(Photo: AP)

[Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:13pm]

    

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