Jill Biden’s Acceptance Speech Oscar de la Renta Dress Sold Out

first_imgDr. Jill Biden's Oscar de la Renta Dress Sold Out in Record TimeDoug Emhoff, Vice President Elect Kamala Harris, President-elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden on November 7, 2020. JIM LO SCALZO/EPA-EFE/ShutterstockIt looks like we have another inspirational, trendsetting woman on her way to the White House — and we aren’t event talking about Kamala Harris, who also happens to have killer style.Dr. Jill Biden stunned in a midnight blue Oscar de la Renta dress as she joined President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Harris on stage in Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday, November 7. Just a few hours following the appearance, the $5,690 frock sold out.- Advertisement – The former second lady of the United States wasn’t the only one to bring her style A-game. Harris also made a splash in an all-white pantsuit reportedly created by American fashion designer Wes Gordon for Carolina Herrera. According to CNN, this was a “very deliberate choice of outfit was a gesture of solidarity with the long line of women who have defied expectations in American politics.” After all, this monochrome coloring has long been linked to the suffragette movement and was notably also worn by Hillary Clinton when accepting the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.Listen on Spotify to Get Tressed With Us to get the details of every hair love affair in Hollywood, from the hits and misses on the red carpet to your favorite celebrities’ street style ‘dos (and don’ts!)- Advertisement – – Advertisement –center_img The 69-year-old educator paired the asymmetrical, floral print dress with pink heels and a black protective face mask. Though the piece was a pricey pick, The Outnet sold the design for a reduced price of $1,707 before selling out.The design house shared a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the number in a tweet on Monday, November 9. “Hope springs eternal. A look at incoming First Lady Dr. Jill Biden’s dress, which features house-signature asymmetric drapery and spirited floral vine embroidery.” In the image, co-creative director Fernando J Garcia and “in-house modiste” Luis are seen prepping the fit on a mannequin.This choice in designer has a long history in the White House. Not only did de la Renta dress first ladies like Jackie Kennedy, Michelle Obama and Laura Bush, but according to Vanity Fair, he was also the designer of choice for Nancy Reagan and Hillary Clinton.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Kobe and Gigi Bryant memorial: Moments and reactions

first_imgThe impact Kobe Bryant had on the sports world was made apparent Monday as people took to social media to share their thoughts about the Lakers legend.The memorial for Kobe and his daughter Gianna, held at Staples Center, included musical performances from Beyoncé Knowles, Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera. Guest speakers included Kobe’s mentor Michael Jordan, former teammate Shaquille O’Neal,  Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, WNBA star Diana Taurasi and UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma. Shaquille O’Neal’s stories of his former teammate from their time with the Lakers also helped lightened the mood at Staples Center. Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers More reaction: Despite pleas asking fans without tickets to avoid the Staples Center and L.A. Live area, some traveled from different parts of the world to show support for Kobe and his family. Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed Sabrina Ionescu of the University of Oregon women’s basketball team shared a story about the time she first met Kobe and Gianna after one of her games.“I still text him even though he is not here,” Ionescu said. “The texts go through like he is still here.”Ionescu flew back to Northern California after the memorial for Oregon’s game against Stanford on Monday night.While Kobe served as a role model to the youth of his generation, Kobe had role models and mentors of his own. While the two are often compared to one another, Jordan told stories about his friendship with Kobe and how he saw Kobe as his little brother. Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions center_img Taurasi, who attended Don Lugo High School in Chino, spoke about the impact Kobe had on her at a young age and the “White Mamba” nickname given to her by the 20-year NBA veteran. Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs Beyoncé began the service, performing “XO” and “Halo.” The recording artist said she sang “XO” because it was one of Kobe’s favorite songs.Late-night TV show host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel served as host for the event and fought back tears as he shared some of his feelings before introducing Vanessa Bryant, Kobe’s widow, on stage.“The outpouring of love and support my family has received throughout the world has been so uplifting,” Vanessa said. Related Articles How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more