Michelle Dockery in Cushnie et Ochs at the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Posted on May 02, 2016

Michelle Dockery attends the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC.

 

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We’re not entirely convinced she can pull this color off, but this is her first major appearance since her fiance died and we think the boldly declarative color makes a strong choice for her. We’d quibble with some of the design elements, especially the shape of the shoulders and cap sleeves, but even that misses the point. It was all about showing up bright and smart and fresh. That was clearly the goal and – shiny face aside – we think she nailed it. Whatever quibbles we have are negated by the overall effect, which is striking and lovely.

 

Style Credits:
Cushnie et Ochs Marigold Silk Crepe and Chiffon Gown Featuring Sheer Detailing from the Spring 2015 Collection

[Photo Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images, IMAXTree]

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