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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wears Gloves, Michelle Obama Keeps Cool At Sotomayor's Reception (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post   First Posted: 09/12/2009 5:12 am Updated: 05/25/2011 1:50 pm

Justice Sonia Sotomayor is no slouch when it comes to jewelry (see a slideshow of her impressive collection here), so First Lady Michelle Obama stepped it up in the accessories department at a reception welcoming the Supreme Court's latest addition.

Entering Wednesday morning's event in the East Room, Mrs. Obama wore a swing-y summer dress with a turquoise brooch on the front, and a medley of chunky bracelets.

Justice Sotomayor wore a somber black skirt suit, offset by bright red nails and a pair of coral earrings. Her mother, Celina Sotomayor, went for earth tones, wearing a printed wrap dress with a pearl necklace and earrings.

But the reception's real star was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who traded in her black robe with lace collar for a gold robe and lace gloves.

See all the ensembles below, then tell us who you think was today's best-dressed:

Quick Poll

Who was best-dressed at Wednesday's Sotomayor reception?

Michelle Obama

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Celina Sotomayor

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Valerie Jarrett

Justice John Paul Stevens

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