• ROYAL PURPLE photo | Michelle Obama

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Published: Thursday January 17, 2013 06:00 AM EST



To greet the South Korean president at a state dinner in 2011, Obama picked a rich violet one-shoulder Doo.Ri creation with a contrasting turquoise beaded belt by designer Doo-Ri Chung. If we were Malia Obama, we'd already have our eye on this one for prom.