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Michelle Obama Opts for Tracy Reese

Reese told WWD that she got a request and “we did our best to come up with something that fit the occasion."

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Michelle Obama Tracy Reese Democratic National Convention

Michelle Obama wore Tracy Reese to give her speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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TRACY’S TURN: Michelle Obama wore a Tracy Reese dress Tuesday night to give her convention speech. The sleeveless dress, a silk jacquard with a baroque pattern, was a mix of hot pink, rust and copper. “It showed off her amazing figure and her beauty and strength,” said Tracy Reese. Reese told WWD that she got a request and “we did our best to come up with something that fit the occasion.

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“We didn’t know she was going to wear it until she stepped out. Our Web site was about to crash,” said Reese.

Obama accessorized with rhubarb Everly suede pumps from J. Crew ($245).