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World Jill Biden wore a corsage to the Inauguration Concert, and people think it was a gift from the president

19:32  21 january  2021
19:32  21 january  2021 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

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a person standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: First lady Jill Biden wore a corsage to the Inauguration Concert. First lady Jill Biden wore a corsage to the Inauguration Concert.
  • 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.
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President Joe Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday, making him the 46th president of the United States.

Although the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns made the inaugural celebrations different this year, the Biden family still managed to celebrate their patriarch's accomplishment with an Inauguration Concert.

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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 dress adorned with flowers from every US state and territory.

Joe Biden et al. posing for a photo: The Biden family at the Inauguration Concert. The Biden family at the Inauguration Concert.

She paired the meaningful dress with a white Gabriela Hearst coat 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.

a group of people standing next to a person in a suit and tie: The first lady wore a corsage. The first lady wore a corsage.

The delicate corsage was made of what appear to be white lilies that coordinated with the first lady's ensemble.

Designer of Jill Biden's inauguration outfit says her dress symbolises 'trust, confidence, and stability'

  Designer of Jill Biden's inauguration outfit says her dress symbolises 'trust, confidence, and stability' Jill Biden's inauguration outfit included a custom coat and dress from NYC-based brand Markarian. Designer Alexandra O'Neill chose the blue shade as it signifies "trust, confidence, and stability."Holding Joe Biden's hand as he was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, the first lady wore a custom ocean-blue dress and overcoat from Markarian, a New York-based luxury fashion label founded in 2017 by designer Alexandra O'Neill.

Twitter users loved the formal addition to Jill's outfit, and they were quick to assume the flower was a gift from her husband.

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, as Vogue reported.

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Earlier on Inauguration Day, Jill sported a custom blue dress and coat designed by New York luxury fashion label Markarian.

According to the designer, the outfit was intended to symbolise "trust, confidence, and stability."

a group of people standing next to a person: Jill Biden wore a custom Markarian dress and coat on Inauguration Day. Jill Biden wore a custom Markarian dress and coat on Inauguration Day.

The whole first family made statements with their Inauguration Day outfits, with President Biden's granddaughters rocking monochromatic outfits and menswear-inspired looks.

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