Thom Browne, J. Crew among Michelle Obama’s inaugural fashion picks

First Lady Michelle Obama and children cheer as Beyonce returns to her seat after singing Star Spangled Banner at inauguration in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) – It was one of the biggest questions of Monday's inaugural ceremonies: not what would President Barack Obama say, but what would his wife, Michelle Obama, wear? The first lady wore a navy coat and dress by designer Thom Browne, inspired by the fabric of a man's silk tie. The belt and gloves were from J.Crew, a mid-priced chain that is a fixture in U.S. shopping malls; the necklace and earrings were designed by Cathy Waterman. The boots were by Reed Krakoff, as was the short blue cardigan she wore to the celebratory lunch in the Capitol hosted by congressional leaders. …