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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.
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Chiffon halter gown with beaded waist, JS Boutique, $198, at select Nordstrom stores.
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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.
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Swirl lace dress, Maggie London, $158, maggielondon.com.
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Green marquis drop earrings, Bauble Bar, $26, baublebar.com.
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Faux fur coat, French Connection, $119, frenchconnection.com.
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Alicia Keys put elegance first for this special Public Inaugural Ball performance, in a shining Michael Kors gown with a backless statement.
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Embellished jersey maxi dress, ASOS, $58, asos.com.
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Rhinestone bracelet, Forever21, $11, forever21.com.
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Jewel vine earrings, ASOS, $18, asos.com.
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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.
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Strapless ruffle chiffon gown, Dalia MacPhee, $318, nordstrom.com.
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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.
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V-neck open back dress, Nicole Miller, $247, bloomingdales.com.
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"Notary" pump, Nine West, $150, ninewest.com.
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