Channel FLOTUS's evening look with a strapless floral brocade ball gown in black and red for a sophisticated getup.
2011 State Dinner: Alexander McQueen Gown
To host Chinese president Hu Jintao back in 2011, the first lady boldly stepped out in a stately Alexander McQueen gown, which featured her favored asymmetric neckline and floral prints.
Off-the-Shoulder Silk Faille Gown with Train, Carolina Herrera ($5,990). Nordstrom, King of Prussia Mall, King of Prussia, 610-265-6111
All eyes will be on you when you enter the room in this off-the-shoulder number in a breathtaking red hue.
2016 State Dinner: Atelier Versace Gown
As if to step out in a look our country will never forget, FLOTUS donned a one-of-a-kind, chainmail gown in rose gold from Atelier Versace for her last state dinner with Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi, and his wife, Agnese Landini.
Sequin Halter V-Neck Gown, Jenny Packham ($6,475). Neiman Marcus, King of Prussia Mall, King of Prussia, 610-962-6200
There's nothing quite like the dress Michelle Obama wore, but you can make it your own with this equally stunning and just as eye-catching sequin gown from Jenny Packham.
photography via pool (2010 State Dinner); Chip Somodevilla/Staff (2015 State Dinner); Brooks Kraft (2009 State Dinner); Nicholas Kamm (2016 state dinner); Mark Wilson (2011 State dinner, 2016 State Dinner)