Michelle Obama well and truly stole the show when she stepped out with husband Barack Obama for the couple’s 13th and last state dinner.
THE FLOTUS looked breathtaking in a rose gold Atelier Versace gown as she she and the President welcomed the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini, to the White House.
While the POTUS didn’t look too bad himself in a classic black tuxedo, it was Michelle in the custom-made gown, which cost an estimated $15,000, that had everyone talking – but not just for how good she looked.
According to the New York Times the gown, had a hidden meaning behind it.
Donatella Versace chose the chain mail design which, "spoke of armor and female strength, of the need to gird yourself to fight for what you believe in."
Versace’s most recent women’s wear collection was also a nod feminism, described as “all about a woman’s freedom: freedom of movement, freedom of activity, freedom to fight for their ideas, freedom to be whomever you want to be.”