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What Famous People Wore to Obama’s Ceremony

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Recording artists Jay-Z and Beyonce arrive at the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

With Michelle in Thom Browne, Malia and Sasha in Kate Spade and J.Crew, and Beyoncé in Pucci and Dior, we can momentarily ignore all the St. John–clad ladies who give D.C. its, uh, signature style. Though there were no meme-ready Aretha hat moments this time around, the selectively star-studded crowd was left to find ways of keeping warm while they hung out with politicians and their plebeian fans.

Kelly Clarkson kept it simple in prune-colored wool; Katy Perry and John Mayer (wait, did they get back together just for this?) were surprisingly professional but maintained their air of pop-stardom with well-chosen accessories. We've got them all plus Paul Ryan (surprise surprise: huge shoulders), Jill Biden (bare legs!), and (a little) more in our slideshow ahead.

Photo: Win McNamee/2013 Getty Images

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