No, Barack Obama Did Not Wear the Same Tux for 8 Years
Michelle Obama jokingly mentioned during her interview at Apple's developer's conference that her every dress, bag, shoe, and
As you can clearly see from the below pictures, President Obama wore both a peak- and a notch-lapel tuxedo. For those of you not well-versed in the subtleties of dinner jackets, a notch lapel angles down whereas a peak lapel—naturally—points up. It appears that Obama wore both styles during his presidency. *Gasp*
October 18, 2016
May 13, 2016
September 25, 2015
Peak Lapel: hosting the President of China for a state dinner at the White House.
February 11, 2014
May 14, 2012
Notch Lapel: hosting a state dinner for U.K. Prime Minister.
May 25, 2011
Notch Lapel: visiting the U.K.
May 24, 2011
Peak Lapel: to meet the Queen of England.
May 19, 2010
Notch Lapel: or a State Dinner with the Mexican President at the White House.
November 24, 2009
Notch Lapel: when hosting the Indian Prime Minister at the White House.
January 20, 2009
Notch Lapel: for the Western Inaugural Ball the day Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States.
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