Michelle Obama made it a night to remember in this scarlet halter chiffon gown by Jason Wu. The vibrant red shade, subtle patterns and sleek halter style were certainly fit for the First Lady.
Chiffon halter gown with beaded waist, JS Boutique, $198, at select Nordstrom stores.
Queen Bey opted for a sultry style with elegance: a sheer velvet, burn-out pattern Emilio Pucci gown, a Dior fur coat and emerald jewels by Lorraine Schwartz.
Swirl lace dress, Maggie London, $158, maggielondon.com.
Green marquis drop earrings, Bauble Bar, $26, baublebar.com.
Faux fur coat, French Connection, $119, frenchconnection.com.
Alicia Keys put elegance first for this special Public Inaugural Ball performance, in a shining Michael Kors gown with a backless statement.
Embellished jersey maxi dress, ASOS, $58, asos.com.
Rhinestone bracelet, Forever21, $11, forever21.com.
Jewel vine earrings, ASOS, $18, asos.com.
Amber Riley is no stranger to ruching and ruffles, which is exactly what she performed in at the Inaugural Ball. The singer was right on trend in a navy organza Theia gown with sweetheart neckline.
Strapless ruffle chiffon gown, Dalia MacPhee, $318, nordstrom.com.
J-Hud kept it classic while singing Al Green's classic love balad "Let's Stay Together" in a black flute gown and Charlotte Olympia "Dolly" platforms.
V-neck open back dress, Nicole Miller, $247, bloomingdales.com.
"Notary" pump, Nine West, $150, ninewest.com.