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From left to right: Doug Emhoff, Kamala Harris, Jill Biden and Joe Biden as they arrive at the US Capitol for the inauguration.

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From left to right: Doug Emhoff, Kamala Harris, Jill Biden and Joe Biden as they arrive at the US Capitol for the inauguration.

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Both President Biden and second man Doug Emhoff wore suits designed by American fashion designer Ralph Lauren. Vice President Harris put on Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson, two black designers, respectively from Baton Rouge, La., and South Carolina.

Jill Biden in a blue coat and dress by Alexandra O’Neill, originally from Colorado, who designs for Markarian, based in New York City.

Fashion choices represent the return of lifting American made designs, and lifting young designers and two color designers. Several of the women who attended the inauguration – including Harris, former first lady and secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Senator Elizabeth Warren – wore purple, which is the color of women the suffrage movement.



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