Pop Culture 2: Isabel Toledo / Michelle Obama

Isabel Toledo designs Michelle Obama’s inauguration dress

When she stepped onto the stage at the Capitol while her husband took the oath of office as the first black President, Michelle Obama did it in a dress suit of golden brocade designed by the Cuban American fashion designer.

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.