Michelle Obama went as low-key as Melania Trump had gone high-style, choosing to deliver her convention speech in a cobalt-blue silk crepe A-line dress with cap sleeves.
The dress, custom-made by New York-based designer Christian Siriano, who shot to fame after winning the fourth season of “Project Runway” in 2008, fell to just below the knee and was paired with a pair of metallic heels that industry trade publication Footwear News identifies as Jimmy Choo pumps.
Although the dress was custom-made for Obama, a similar-looking cobalt-blue cap-sleeve dress at the designer’s website is priced at $995 — and currently is available for purchase.
By comparison, Trump delivered her Republican convention speech last week in a $2,190 pouf-sleeved ivory-colored dress by London-based designer Roksanda Ilincic.
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