Fashion Cheat Sheet

01.21.13

Beyonce's Inauguration Outfit Details, Prada’s 'Great Gatsby' Sketches

And Thom Browne opens up on dressing the FLOTUS
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President Barack Obama greets singer Beyonce after she performed the National Anthem during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington January 21, 2013. (Pool photo by Win McNamee)

Beyoncé’s Inauguration Outfit Details: In case you were wondering about Beyoncé’s winning Inauguration outfit, her dress was Pucci, her coat Christian Dior, and those bright green earrings by jeweler Lorraine Schwartz. Her husband Jay-Z wore Tom Ford. [HuffPo]

Prada’s Great Gatsby Sketches: Miuccia Prada’s costumes for Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming The Great Gatsby film are creating a lot of buzz. The movie doesn’t come out until May, but in an effort to wet all of our appetites, Prada has released four sketches of Carey Mulligan’s ensembles for the film. [ELLE UK]

Thom Browne on the FLOTUS: Thom Browne, the designer of Michelle Obama’s Inauguration ceremony outfit worn today, has already opened up about what it’s like to dress one of the world’s most famous fashion plates. “It’s overwhelming,” he told the New York Times's fashion reporter Eric Wilson by phone this morning. “it is one of those rare moments in someone’s career that you will always remember. There’s not a word that can really describe it. It’s just amazing.” Browne met Mrs. Obama in 2012 at a White House event where he received a National Design Award for fashion design. “She has been so supportive ever since then,” Browne said of his relationship with the First Lady. He also revealed that the checkered print of Mrs. Obama’s coat was inspired by men’s tie fabric. [NYT]

Katie Holmes’s New Gig: Following in the steps of Jennifer Aniston’s recent investment in Living Proof hair care, Katie Holmes has joined Alterna hair care as co-owner and spokesmodel. The 34-year-old actress is on a beauty high, as she’ll also star in Bobbi Brown’s campaigns this fall. [WWD