02/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

First Ladies' Inauguration Daywear: The Future Is Bright, Sometimes White (SLIDESHOW)

There's always less speculation around what first ladies wear on Inauguration Day, but these outfits make their own statement: here's a look back at the women who have gone bright or white.

Read more about Michelle Obama's inauguration options.