The Brown University graduate wore a white open-front sleeveless dress decorated in red embroidered flowers over a pair of tailored navy blue capri pants. She topped off the look with her hair swept into a chic up-do and her makeup kept simple with a bold red lip.
Not on the list? Donald Trump, who told The Hill he was invited to the WHCD by “every single group of media available to mankind,” but turned them all down. (He has, however, attended in past years.) Other attendees, meanwhile, said they were most excited for the night’s prom king himself: President Obama.
“I am so excited about Saturday, I mean it will be bittersweet, but we are all so excited to see what [President Obama] says,” Washington said. “He is a brilliant and hilarious man and we always get to see him be brilliant but we don’t always get to see him be so funny.”
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— Maria Mercedes Lara