First Lady Jill Biden Looks Chic in White at the Virtual Inauguration Concert

An amazing follow-up to her Markarian outfit earlier today.

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The first lady's sartorial choices always speak volumes. After Dr. Jill Biden officially became First Lady of the United States earlier today, she changed into a chic white coat, white gloves, and a rose corsage to wear during President Biden and Vice President Harris's virtual inauguration concert. Designed by Gabriela Hearst, the dress featured embroidered flowers "reflecting all of the state flowers of the United States and territories and the District of Columbia," according to (opens in new tab) Vanessa Friedman. Previously, Dr. Biden wore (opens in new tab) an ocean blue tweed blazer and matching silk mask by New York-based designer Alexandra O'Neill for Markarian.

In normal times, the newly-sworn in president and first lady would attend a celebratory inaugural ball following the ceremony and parade, but these days are anything but normal. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the virtual concert served as the only festivity. It was filmed outside of the Lincoln Memorial, spliced with pre-recorded messages from essential workers, service members, and performers across the country.

joe biden marks his inauguration with full day of events

(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla)

joe biden marks his inauguration with full day of events

(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla)
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So chic!

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Zoe Guy is the digital fellow at Marie Claire, where she covers pop culture, hot celebrity gossip, movies and TV. She’s obsessed with Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of The Age of Innocence, anything written by Jesmyn Ward and stan Twitter.