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Looking good, Jenna!

Meghan Overdeep
May 8, 2018

While the vast majority of celebrities who attended the Met Gala in New York City Monday night went for sartorial “shock and awe,” Jenna Bush Hager’s appearance at the fashion-forward event was decidedly timeless and elegant.  Even then, familiar television correspondent was nearly unrecognizable—in a good way, of course!

Bush Hager lit up the red carpet in a crimson lace gown with a deep V-neck and sheer detailing by designer and fellow-Texan Lela Rose ($3,995.00; Neiman Marcus). In a bold departure from her usual down-to-earth aesthetic on Today, the former First Daughter took a dramatic leap in the hair and makeup departments, opting for a deep red smoky eye and beachy waves.

 

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The 36-year-old’s appearance comes just days after her grandfather, former president George H.W. Bush, was released from the hospital after contracting a blood infection in the days following his wife Barbara’s funeral.  

 

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Looking good, Jenna!