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Left to right, Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, poet Amanda Gorman, former First Lady Michelle Obama and First Lady Jill Biden at the inauguration of President Joe Biden in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20, 2021..

Fashion Features

Moore From L.A.: Biden Era Marks the Arrival of Symbolic Fashion

Distant from the Trump brand of too-muchness, the support of next-generation designers suggested a new possible future for American fashion–small, local, more considered, sustainable and meaningful.

clock January 21, 2021Booth Moore

Ella Emhoff in Miu Miu, left, and Thom Browne

People

The Story Behind Ella Emhoff’s Viral Inauguration Day Look

Celebrity stylist duo Jill + Jordan, who met Ella over Zoom and styled her for the day, on why her scene-stealing look was picked by the fashion gods.

clock January 21, 2021Leigh Nordstrom

President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff arrive at the steps of the U.S. Capitol for the start of the official inauguration ceremonies, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Designer and Luxury

VP Kamala Harris’ Choice of Christopher John Rogers Garners Most Media Impact Value

Harris’ purple coat and dress garnered $8.2 million in Media Impact Value.

clock January 21, 2021Lisa Lockwood

President Biden Granddaughters' Inauguration Fashion

Fashion Scoops

A Closer Look at President Biden’s Granddaughters’ Fashion on Inauguration Day

The Biden granddaughters followed the theme of monochromatic dressing during the inauguration ceremony, and later changed into youthful formal looks for the night’s festivities.

clock January 21, 2021Layla Ilchi

Vice President Kamala Harris

Fashion Scoops

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Ella Emhoff and the Color Purple Top Inauguration Day Searches

Data from Lyst shows that inauguration fashion sparked the interest of viewers on Wednesday.

clock January 21, 2021Layla Ilchi

Vice President Kamala Harris, and her husband Doug Emhoff, and family, walk near the White House during a Presidential Escort to the White House.

Fashion Features

Fashion at the Forefront of Biden Inauguration

European designers and on-the-rise American brands were well-represented by inaugural attendees.

clock January 20, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg and Jean E. Palmieri

Fashion Industry Celebrates Biden, Harris Inauguration

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Industry Celebrates Biden, Harris Inauguration

“Today marks the day that we can never again say, that there has never been a female Vice President. This is America & I am proud to be American,” Prabal Gurung wrote.

clock January 20, 2021Layla Ilchi

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman prepares to speak at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.  During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Fashion Trends

Inaugural Fashions Set a Course for the Future

With the spotlight on jewel tones, youthful hair accessories and bold broaches, this year’s inauguration set the trends for the next four years.

clock January 20, 2021Emily Mercer and Thomas Waller and Alex Badia

Kamala Harris' Niece Meena Harris at Inauguration

Fashion Scoops

Kamala Harris’ Niece Meena Wears Coach and Ulla Johnson at Inauguration

Meena Harris’ partner, Nik Ajagu, is also going viral for wearing the much sought after Dior’s Air Jordan sneakers at the ceremony.

clock January 20, 2021Layla Ilchi

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman speaks at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.  During today's inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

People

Who Is Amanda Gorman?

The 22-year-old, wearing Prada, is the first National Youth Poet Laureate and stole the show at Wednesday’s inauguration.

clock January 20, 2021Leigh Nordstrom

Jennifer Lopez Biden Inauguration looks

Fashion Scoops

Jennifer Lopez Wears Two Chanel Looks for Biden Inauguration

Lopez gave a nod to suffragettes when performing at the inauguration.

clock January 20, 2021Layla Ilchi

Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff

Fashion Scoops

Purple Gets Pride of Place on Inauguration Day: The Message Behind It

On the momentous occasion that marked the changing of the guard in American leadership Wednesday, purple seemed the color to usher in the new era.

clock January 20, 2021Tara Donaldson

President-elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden arrive in the Crypt of the US Capitol for Biden's inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Photo via AP)

People

Markarian Designer Shares the Back Story About Dressing Jill Biden

Keeping the designs top secret was a given, according to Markarian’s founder.

clock January 20, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff arrive at the steps of the U.S. Capitol for the start of the official inauguration ceremonies, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Government and Trade

Joe Biden Promises New Day in America

As president, Biden is expected to oversee a more stable regulatory process that retail and fashion groups welcome.

clock January 20, 2021Evan Clark and Sindhu Sundar

Senator Bernie Sanders’ Inauguration Look Goes Viral

Fashion Scoops

Senator Bernie Sanders’ Inauguration Look Goes Viral

While he didn’t choose a high-fashion look like his fellow inauguration attendees, Sanders is still being praised on social media for his sartorial choices.

clock January 20, 2021Layla Ilchi

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