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What Michelle Obama's State Of The Union Dress Looked Like Before It Was Altered

Ashley Lutz

First Lady Michelle Obama wore a dress by designer Jason Wu again Tuesday for the State of the Union speech last night, and looked stunning. 

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The Cut  first published the photo  of the original, which isn't yet available in stores, and it looks like  the dress was actually extensively altered for modesty.  It appears that Wu covered the bodice and lengthened the dress for Obama. 

Here's Obama's dress: 

And here's the original dress: 

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