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

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: 

michelle obama state of the union dress

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

And here’s the original dress: 

jason woo michelle obama original dress

Photo: Jason Wu

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