Living While Obama: First Lady Dazzles at State Dinner

Michelle Obama entertains state-dinner guests while wearing Marchesa.

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Michelle Obama impressed state-dinner guests on Wednesday, wearing a subtly ruched blue Marchesa gown with Tom Binns pearls while waiting with the president for the arrival of United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife, Samantha, on the White House's North Portico. Guests dined on bison Wellington and enjoyed performances by John Legend and British folk group Mumford & Sons.

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