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Michelle Obama chooses Isabel Toledo for swearing-in ceremony

January 20, 2009 |  6:46 am

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Michelle Obama has chosen a sparkling yellow dress and coat by Cuban American designer Isabel Toledo for the swearing-in ceremony in Washington today. Obama looks polished but celebratory in a shade of yellow that echoes the sunny day. Toledo attended FIT and Parsons in New York and has been designing under her own name in New York for more than 20 years. She's a fashion-insider favorite who sells at Barneys New York and is married to the fashion illustrator Ruben Toledo. Most recently, she was creative director of Anne Klein, where she presented a couple of wonderful collections on the runway in New York before being dismissed.

--Booth Moore

Photo: US President-elect Barack Obama and Michelle Obama depart Blair House en route to St. John's Church in Washington, DC, earlier this morning. EPA/RON SACHS/POOL


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