First day on the occupation phone calls for two outfits.
Vice President Kamala Harris joined the “Celebrating America” inauguration live performance in front of the Lincoln Memorial, ditching her purple outfit for an all-black ensemble to introduce singer John Legend. The new VP, 56, wore a black blazer with silky lapels around a sequined cocktail gown by Sergio Hudson, Harper’s Bazaar noted.
“We want to be uplifted ideal now,” the 36-yr-aged designer, who is based in Los Angeles, told Harper’s. “So I mentioned, what if we make her anything sparkly?”
Even though the live performance stream only confirmed her from the midsection up, the silk tuxedo overcoat was ground-length and the gown — “a pencil gown, prolonged sleeves, with a robust shoulder,” according to Hudson — mirrored her type.
“We kept the silhouette extremely structured and personalized, because which is who the Vice President is,” the designer, who is black, extra. “But the liquid sequins give her glamour and glow, because her influence and the way she’s damaged barriers is a gentle for so lots of of us. She shines so we can all shine.”
Harris also shined through her speech.
“It is my honor to be in this article to stand on the shoulders of those who arrived right before to discuss to you tonight as your Vice President,” she mentioned. “Even in dark instances we not only aspiration, we do. We not only see who has been, we see what can be. We shoot for the moon and then we plant our flag on it. We are bold, fearless and ambitious.”
“We are undaunted in our belief that we shall overcome that we will increase up,” she extra. “This is American aspiration.”
Previous First Girl Michelle Obama wore Sergio Hudson previously in the day for the inauguration when Harris selected Christopher John Rogers — a designer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
“Thanks for all the appreciate fellas I guarantee I will write-up afterwards I’m doggy exhausted ideal now,” Hudson tweeted.