PHOTOS: The First Lady Repeats Iconic Dress

09/09/2011 09:14 am ET | Updated Nov 09, 2011

While there were no fist-bumps (or terrorist fist-jabs) during the Presidential speech last night, there was the pretty purple dress the First Lady wore back in 2008 on campaign trail.

The Maria Pinto dress was first seen during the primaries in St. Paul, Minnesota on June 4, 2008 --a big night in then-Senator Obama's campaign. The resurfacing of this iconic dress could be a good luck charm for the Obamas as the 2012 race begins.

Here's a look at the beautiful purple dress on both important nights.