5 Things To Know About Today’s Presidential Inauguration
2. The Playlist President Obama has released an official playlist for the day’s events, including many of the artists who will be performing live, like James Taylor, Smokey Robinson, and the cast of Glee. Check out the full Spotify playlist here!3. What will Michelle Obama wear? For the president’s original inauguration in 2009, Mrs. Obama wore a dress by then-new designer Jason Wu, and here’s the shortlist of who she might wear this year: Derek Lam, Marchesa, Michael Kors, Prabal Gurung, Tory Burch,Tracy Reese, Narciso Rodriguez, Naeem Khan, Thakoon, and (yes) Jason Wu. WWD reports that her team called in samples from all these designers!4. How will Mrs. Obama style her new bangs? On her birthday last week, Michelle stepped out with brand new fringe! Then we saw them in action in a new video the White House released for its “Organizing for Action” campaign. Last inauguration, she wore her hair down—might she pull it back this time? We’ll have to wait to see!
5. What fabulous hats will be worn? Last inauguration, Aretha Franklin stole the show a little bit when she took the stage wearing this fabulous hat by milliner Luke Song. While Aretha isn’t performing this year, we’ll be on the lookout for more over-the-top hats!— Meghan Blalock