March 7, 2010

Michelle Obama Gown: Smithsonian Bound!

A gown worn by Michelle Obama will be given to the Smithsonian.

The lovely gown was worn by the new first lady at the inauguration of her husband President Barack Obama

It was a white chiffon gown with a one-shouldered design and a bead arrangement.

The designer was a new name in the fashion world, 27 year-old Jason Wu who is based in NY. He will also be on hand for the donation.

Michelle Obama also wore the gowb at 10 inaugural balls, and it was a high fashion hit all over town.

The Smithsonian is opening a First Ladies exhibit, with the evening gowns and other high-fashion clothing donated by various first ladies and their families.

Michelle Obama Gown Smithsonian

The one-shouldered, white chiffon gown first lady Michelle Obama wore to the inaugural balls is going on display. Obama is donating the gown to the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History on Tuesday. Dotted with beads and covered in fabric petals, the gown was a star attraction at 10 inaugural balls held in January 2009 to celebrate President Barack Obama's swearing-in. Designer Jason Wu, 27, of New York, planned to join Michelle Obama for the event.

Michelle Obama Gown Smithsonian

Posted at March 7, 2010 2:28 PM