Fashion Michelle Obama's Inauguration Style By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on April 6, 2009 @ 10:58AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Michelle Obama's Inauguration Style 01 of 07 Inaugural Ball Stan Honda/Getty Images The new First Lady graced the Neighborhood Ball in a custom silk chiffon gown from Jason Wu, accessorized with Loree Rodkin gems and Jimmy Choo sandals. Asked the 44th president: "How good-looking is my wife?" 02 of 07 Inauguration Jim Young/Landov Obama made her First Lady debut in a Swiss lace design from Cuban-American talent Isabel Toledo. "We're levitating-we really are," the designer's husband, Ruben Toledo told WWD. Obama was rumored to have chosen her citrus-toned ensemble on inauguration day. "We had no idea," said Toledo. "It's just another shock, but a great shock." Finishing touches included a Nina Ricci mohair cardigan (worn underneath her coat), J. Crew gloves and Jimmy Choo pumps. 03 of 07 Kids Inaugural Concert Mike Segar/Landov Obama took the stage at the Kids Inaugural Concert in head-to-toe J. Crew. The First Lady-elect gave the colorful ensemble a luxe spin with dangling green sapphire earrings from Loree Rodkin and a Deco-inspired belt buckle. 04 of 07 Day of Service Jonathan Ernst/Landov On January 19th, Obama spent the day volunteering in a Washington D.C. high school wearing jersey layers over slim-fitting pinstripe trousers. 05 of 07 We Are One Concert Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Obama took in performances by everyone from Bono to Beyonce in a custom camel ensemble from Narciso Rodriguez. The First Lady-to-be added sparkle with a silk beaded top, also from the designer, and black diamond quatrefoil earrings from Loree Rodkin. 06 of 07 Arlington National Cemetery Mandel Ngan/Getty Images For a somber trip to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, Obama wore a periwinkle blue coat from Narciso Rodriguez. She finished the look with low-heeled pumps and purple leather gloves. 07 of 07 Whistle-Stop Tour Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images For her train journey into D.C., Obama bundled up in a flared black coat from Sonia Rykiel, worn over a violet jacket from Zero + Maria Cornejo and accessorized with bold purple leather gloves and a navy-blue scarf.