A look at this year's Monique Lhuillier gown and the First Lady's brilliant jewel-toned gown selections through the years.
Mrs. O clearly has a penchant for wearing gem-toned gowns to the Kennedy Center Honors. This year’s peach sapphire Monique Lhuillier Spring 2015 number stayed the course with it’s iridescent tinsel-like embellishments, sweetheart neckline and ethereal tulle overlay. Swoon!
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Last year, the First Lady was ahead of the off-the-shoulder trend when she donned this emerald Marchesa stunner.
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36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala in Marchesa.
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Michelle Obama struck gold in 2012 when she sported this lamé Michael Kors empire waist frock with a jeweled bib, she’s always done an exquisite job at shining.
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Nothing was cooler then the cobalt blue baby she wore in 2011 by Jason Wu. This strapless sapphire-hued gown had endless tiers ad she managed to pull it off fabulously with flats.
36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala in Jason Wu.
It was all about ruby red for 2010 when the the First Lady decked the White House halls in this Naeem Khan gown.
This majestic Peter Soronen gown in a sweet shade of amethyst gathered and cinched the First Lady for a hot hourglass silhouette at the 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors.