President Barack Obama on Tuesday held one of the largest state dinners of his tenure to celebrate the "enduring alliance" between the U.S. and Italy.

Michelle Obama embraced the "go big or go home" attitudeĀ of the night, wearing a figure-hugging, floor-length rose gold chainmail gown.

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She chose Italian label Atelier Versace for the White House dinner honoring Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini. Mrs. Obama has a tradition of wearing dresses to state dinners by designers representing the nation being honored.

The sleeveless gown showcased the first lady's famously sculpted arms and its draped design highlighted her figure. She enhanced the disco vibe of the sparkly dress with sleek, straight hair and side-swept bangs.