President Obama and first lady Michelle welcomed the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife to the White House on Tuesday.
The Renzis are the guests of honor at yesterday’s nights state dinner – the final one of the Obama administration
The arrival ceremony marked the beginning of a daylong visit that will be capped with a glitzy state dinner catered by celebrity chef Mario Batali
Michelle Obama sported a stunning floor-length rose gold chainmail gown made by Atelier Versace.
The final state dinner of Barack Obama’s presidency featured a mix of guests from the worlds of fashion, politics, media, finance and the arts.
It waa a celebrity filled affair with performances from the likes of singer Gwen Stefani, etc.
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