• MICHELLE OBAMA photo | Michelle Obama

Credit: Reuters/Jason Reed/Landov; AP/Jacquelyn Martin

Published: Saturday January 19, 2013 06:00 AM EST



The current first lady loved her "masterpiece" Jason Wu gown so much the first time around in 2009 that she returned to the designer for her second Inaugural Ball ensemble, choosing this ruby velvet gown to show off her toned arms (and new bangs!).