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Former First Lady Michelle Obama stunned in a plum Sergio Hudson jacket with a matching monochromatic turtleneck sweater and wide-leg trousers as she and former President Barack Obama arrived at the inauguration.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama stunned in a plum Sergio Hudson jacket with a matching monochromatic turtleneck sweater and wide-leg trousers as she and former President Barack Obama arrived at the inauguration.
Cole Emhoff (left) and Ella Emhoff, the stepchildren of Vice-President Kamala Harris, were on hand to support their ‘Momala’, as Harris is affectionately called.
Cole Emhoff (left) and Ella Emhoff, the stepchildren of Vice-President Kamala Harris, were on hand to support their ‘Momala’, as Harris is affectionately called.
Vice-President Kamala Harris wore black designers New York-based Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson. While Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, like President Joe Biden, wore a suit from quintessential American brand, Ralph Lauren.
Vice-President Kamala Harris wore black designers New York-based Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson. While Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, like President Joe Biden, wore a suit from quintessential American brand, Ralph Lauren.
Flanked by Marine escort Captain Evan Campbell, Lady Gaga arrived to sing the national anthem in a custom ensemble by Texan designer Daniel Roseberry for the French design house Schiaparelli.
Flanked by Marine escort Captain Evan Campbell, Lady Gaga arrived to sing the national anthem in a custom ensemble by Texan designer Daniel Roseberry for the French design house Schiaparelli.
Dressed in Ralph Lauren, President John Biden escorts his wife, First Lady Dr Jill Biden, who also championed American designers in a blue tweed coat with velvet cuffs, by Colorado-born designer Alexandra O’Neill of Markarian.
Dressed in Ralph Lauren, President John Biden escorts his wife, First Lady Dr Jill Biden, who also championed American designers in a blue tweed coat with velvet cuffs, by Colorado-born designer Alexandra O’Neill of Markarian.
RIGHT: Top-to-toe white: Singer Jennifer Lopez arrived for her performance at the inauguration of Joe Biden in full white. Like the women before her – most notably Kamala Harris as she gave her November acceptance speech, and Shirley Chisholm in 1968, wh
RIGHT: Top-to-toe white: Singer Jennifer Lopez arrived for her performance at the inauguration of Joe Biden in full white. Like the women before her – most notably Kamala Harris as she gave her November acceptance speech, and Shirley Chisholm in 1968, when she became the first black woman elected to the US Congress – Lopez’s choice of fashion gave a nod to women’s suffrage.
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American designers took centre stage as Joe Biden swore the oath of office at noon on Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States. At his side, Kamala Harris became the first woman to be vice-president. The former United States senator from California, who is of Jamaican and Indian parentage, is also the first black person and the first person of South Asian descent elected to the vice-presidency, and is now the highest-ranking woman ever to serve in government. Something Extra brings you the highlights from the quadrennial ceremony.