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Michelle Obama’s Inaugural Ball Gown

The First Lady wore Jason Wu again. It nearly broke Twitter.

1. The gown is made of chiffon and velvet. She’s also wearing Jimmy Choo shoes and a Kimberly McDonald ring.

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3. Jason Wu also designed the First Lady’s 2009 inauguration gown.

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“Mrs. Obama likes to keep her secrets. She fooled me again,” the designer told Women’s Wear Daily.


#Inshock!!!— Jason Wu

6. After her introduction, the Obamas danced to Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.”

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Just danced to "Let's Stay Together" with the love of my life and the President of the United States. I’m so proud of Barack. –mo

— FLOTUS (@FLOTUS)

Just danced to “Let’s Stay Together” with the love of my life and the President of the United States. I’m so proud of Barack. –mo— FLOTUS

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10. See the gown in action here:

11. And, of course:

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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