First Lady Melania slays in sleeveless floor-length black gown at White ...

First Lady Melania slays in sleeveless floor-length, $6,000 Akris gown, as bow-tied President welcomes White House Historical Association for gala dinner First Lady wore a sleeveless black floor-length gown similar to one designed by Akris She appeared alongside President at White House Historical Association dinner in East Room on Wednesday Event is a celebration of nonprofit group founded by Jacqueline Kennedy in 1961 

By Ariel Zilber For Dailymail.com and Associated Press

Published: 03:49 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 04:17 BST, 16 May 2019

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First Lady Melania wowed those in attendance at the White House Historical Association Dinner on Wednesday.

Appearing alongside her husband, the first lady wore a floor-length sleeveless black gown.

The gown appears to be a similar version of a gown designed by Akris, which sells for $5,990. 

President , who wore a black bow tie, and the first lady spoke at the start of the gala, which was held Wednesday in the East Room.

The annual event is a celebration of the nonprofit group founded by Jacqueline Kennedy in 1961.

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