After choosing the then-unknown designer to create her inaugural gown ball, Michelle Obama has continued to regularly wear Jason Wu’s feminine frocks as First Lady. She even wore a blue dress from his diffusion line for Target (above left) this February while promoting her Let’s Move! health campaign in Florida. At $39.99, that dress cost a fraction of Wu’s ready-to-wear pieces, like this black-and-white number (above right), which is exactly the sort of patterned shift favored by Obama.
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