World Jill Biden wore a corsage to the Inauguration Concert, and people think it was a gift from the president
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- President Joe Biden celebrated his inauguration with a concert.
- First lady Jill Biden wore a corsage for the evening event that matched her dress.
- Multiple first ladies have worn corsages at inauguration celebrations.
President Joe Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday, making him the 46th president of the United States.
Although the coronavirus pandemic andmade the inaugural celebrations different this year, the Biden family still managed to celebrate their patriarch's accomplishment with .
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This year will feature pared-down festivities and beefed-up security.Under normal circumstances, thousands of people gather on the National Mall while the president-elect takes the oath of office on the West front of the Capitol, followed by a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue with thousands of military personnel representing each branch and, at night, an inaugural ball.
The concert featured performances from stars like Katy Perry, as well as a fireworks show.
First lady Jill Biden was by the president's side all day, and she stepped out at the concert in a.
She paired the meaningful dress with a whitecoat embroidered with flowers and matching gloves, as well as a white mask.
But Jill also added a more surprising accessory to her evening outfit: a corsage.
Before the first family went to watch performances and fireworks at the Inauguration Concert, Jill put a corsage on her right wrist.
The delicate corsage was made of what appear to be white lilies that coordinated with the first lady's ensemble.
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Twitter users loved the formal addition to Jill's outfit, and they were quick to assume the flower was a gift from her husband.
DR. JILL BIDEN HAS A CORSAGE ON HER WRIST. I AM DECEASED. I CANNOT HANDLE THE WHOLESOMENESS OF THE BIDEN’S ????
— Sarah Elizabeth (@stfuitssaraaah)
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The most touching part of the whole day might have been that Joe Biden gave Jill Biden a corsage for the evening, like the old school gesture he would have done if they’d have had the Inaugural Ball. ????
— Mel ???????????? (@biggrrlbritches)
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Jill Biden is wearing a wrist corsage and I’m just gonna believe Joe gave it to her awkwardly, unsure how these inauguration things go.
— ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? (@millhousethecat)
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Dr. Biden with a corsage on her wrist made me cry. In different circumstances, she would have been dancing tonight. Still beautiful.
— Mike Nalley (@TheAisShort)
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It was unclear if the corsage was actually a gift from the president at the time of writing; the first lady's press team did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.
Jill is not the first, first lady to wear a corsage during an Inauguration celebration, though. Mamie Eisenhower and Betty Ford both wore corsages during their husbands' swearing-in festivities, asreported.
Earlier on Inauguration Day, Jill sported a custom blue dress and coat designed by New York luxury fashion label.
According to the designer, the"trust, confidence, and stability."
The whole first family made statements with their Inauguration Day outfits, withand .
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