Inauguration Style: Beyonce, Jay-Z, Michelle Obama + More

Jay-Z and Beyonce arrive at the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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President Barack Obama's second inaugural ushered in some of music's biggest names, and while cold temperatures typically turn these events into pea coat parades, this year featured both gorgeous formal and casual attire on stars like Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson and Katy Perry.

 


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Beyonce and Jay-Z, the first couple of Hip-Hop and R&B, made her stunning presence known on Capital Hill. The stunning singer, who later performed the Star-Spangled Banner, rocked an old-Hollywood look capturing the epitome of glamour in a glittering black Pucci floor length gown embellished with a sparkling swirling floral pattern and matching Christian Dior heels. The pop star completed her dazzling look with shimmering Lorraine Schwartz emerald jewelry, red polished nails, and soft bouncy golden waves.

 

Husband Jay-Z went dapper in a gray Tom Ford suit with a light blue check shirt underneath, paired with a matching blue tie and smooth aviator sunglasses. The good-looking couple sported matching Dior fur jackets as they walked to their front row seats.

 

Following Obama's swearing-in and speech Kelly Clarkson performed "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" rocking a fuchsia overcoat, bright pink scarf and free flowing blonde locks.

 

Katy Perry was also in attendance rocking a orange woven striped Rodarte coat, black leather gloves and oversized black fedora. The "Firework" singer sat next to boyfriend John Mayer who looked debonair in a black overcoat, white shirt, light blue tie and square black sunglasses.

 

The First Family also flashed their best style at the inaugural festivities. Michelle Obama looked charming in a navy-silk, checkered-patterned coat and dress by Thom Browne, a belt and shoes from J. Crew and a necklace by Cathy Waterman. President Barack Obama looked dapper in a blue tie with a white shirt, dark suit and overcoat. Malia Obama wore a plum-colored J. Crew coat and a burgundy-colored scarf, while her younger sister Sasha was clad in a Kate Spade coat of a similar hue.