Barack Obama took center stage for the second time during his public inauguration in Washington DC on Monday, January 21, 2013; marking the beginning of his second term in office as The President of the United States of America.
After being sworn into office, Barack Obama addressed the thousands of people gathered with his inaugural address. Michelle Obama looked elegant in a blue-checkered coat by Thom Brown, whilst standing by her husband. Beyoncé took to the stage performing the national anthem, looking exquisite in a black floor-length Emilio Pucci pre-autumn/winter 2013/14 collection gown to conclude the historic ceremony.
Michelle Obama dazzled in a red halter neck gown by Jason Wu at the Inaugural Ball where the likes of Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys sang in honour of The President. A number of official and unofficial Inaugural Balls took place on the night, hosting numerous Hollywood elites.