More White House state dinner fashion news
First Lady Michelle Obama has accessorized her Alexander McQueen gown with earrings by Kimberly McDonald, the jewelry designer known for her use of natural stones, who splits her time between New York and Los Angeles. The earrings are black geodes surrounded by a mosaic of natural rubies, set in 18 karat gold.
Photo: Anna Wintour, right, editor in chief of American Vogue magazine, and Shelby Bryan arrive at the White House for a state dinner Jan. 19. Credit: Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images
Updated: Jan. 20, 2011 at 12:28 p.m. An earlier version of this post referred to the White House state dinner for the Republic of China. It was for the People's Republic of China.