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Red, White and Blue Makes Unifying Fashion Statement on Inauguration Day

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From left: Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and Melania Trump

The ladies showed their patriotism in style.

It seems the ladies at Donald Trump's presidential inauguration were making a show of peace through their wardrobe choices.

Michelle Obama greeted the incoming president and first lady Melania Trump in a short sleeve, fit-and-flare belted red dress by Jason Wu, which she paired with a clean updo. Melania chose a sky blue cashmere coat and a complementary turtleneck dress from Ralph Lauren Collection. She even made sure her sky-high stilettos matched her RL ensemble.

Rounding out America's colors was Hillary Clinton, who wore a white pantsuit by her go-to designer, Ralph Lauren. The color long has been associated with the Suffragettes movement.

Although the women came together with their color-coordinated ensembles (intentional or not), they were once rivals. Hillary was up against Michelle's husband, Barack, for the Democratic party's nomination for president in 2008, and most recently went up against the Trump camp for the U.S. presidency.

Ivanka and Tiffany Trump also stepped out in all-white looks. Ivanka opted for a pantsuit — an ivory cashgora asymmetrical coat jacket and stretch cady pants — from Oscar de la Renta, while Tiffany wore a double-breasted coat by Toaray Wang, a Chinese designer who shows at New York Fashion Week.

But when it came to wearing all three colors: Kellyanne Conway took the crown. Trump's senior adviser wore a $3,600 red, white and blue military-inspired coat by Gucci's Alessandro Michele that made her an easy target on social media. As one person wrote on Twitter: "Who wore it better: Kellyanne Conway or Paddington Bear?"

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