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Fashion Flashback: Inaugural Gowns Over the Years

By: Kristin Koch / January 20, 2013

It’s white, it’s one-shouldered, it has beading and it looks very similar to Michelle Obama’s first inaugural gown. Coincidence? Or did Michelle look to Nancy Reagan’s 1981 inaugural gown for inspiration? The designer, James Galanos, also made Reagan’s second inaugural gown four years later. Following that logic, could Jason Wu be doing a repeat a… More »

Fashion Flashback: Inaugural Style Over the Years

By: Loraine Pavich / January 15, 2013

Nancy Reagan was a lady in red for the swearing in of President Ronald Reagan as 40th President of the United States on January 20, 1981. More »

A History of First-Lady Fashion

By: Loraine Pavich / October 25, 2012

Bringing Hollywood glamour to the White House, Nancy Reagan knew the power of dressing for the camera — and a great designer gown. Mrs. Reagan regularly wore couture gowns and suits by Oscar de la Renta and Bill Blass. More »