Get The Look: Michelle Obama's Festive Purple Velvet Dress

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December 13, 2009

Michelle Obama appears with the President tonight in Oprah’s “Christmas at the White House special”–and the web is already chattering about the v-neck purple velvet dress she’s wearing (it’s Azzedine Alaia, in case you’re wondering).

Here, we’ve included a few options to get her festive attire look for less this year:

Kensie purple long sleeved dress

1. Get the same long-sleeved v-neck dress look, in a wallet-friendly version, with a subtle print and tie waist.

jones new york douppioni shirtdress

2. This Jones New York shirt dress is made of a luxe-looking material that’s unmistakably festive. Elbow length sleeves and a tie waist make it comfortable and easy to move around in while looking elegant–especially if you’re hosting the party at your place this year.

tahari by arthur s. levine sweater dress red

3. Stay warm in a this Tahari by Arthur S. Levine knit sweater dress with cable knit details–so versatile (aka not too festive), you can wear it over again throughout the season.

Check out our further coverage – our guides to festive attire and party dresses, we’ve got all your holiday outfits already planned out.

 

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