First lady of fashion: Michelle Obama wows with Inauguration style

The 49-year-old was the picture of grace and elegance as she took to the stage in a patriotic red chiffon and velvet gown that highlighted her shoulders with its halterneck line.

The stunning creation was designed by Jason Wu, the New York-based, Taiwanese-born designer that she catapulted into a household name when she wore his ivory gown for the Inauguration ball four years ago