Fashion Flashback: Inaugural Gowns Over the Years

  • Fashion Flashback: Inaugural Gowns Over the Years
Betty Ford may be the woman responsible for the long-sleeve sparkly inaugural gowns we saw pre-Michelle Obama. When Gerald Ford was president, there were no formal inaugural balls, so Mrs. Ford donated a sparkly gown she had worn to two state dinners to the Smithsonian's collection of inaugural gowns.
Source: Smithsonian
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