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The Runways of Yesterday: 9 Designers Worth Revisiting

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Fashion often looks to the past for inspiration. This fall, history is in great evidence: surrealist flourishes from the 1940s abound; shoulder pads and neons from 1980s saturate clothing lines at all levels.

Tough Chic Still in High Gear at Fashion Week

Anamaria Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anamaria Wilson

Between the meticulous outfit organizing, show scheduling, party planning, the caravaning to and fro and well, just plain ol' work, it's enough to drive a girl to drink.

Thakoon And Jason Wu Lead New Wave Of Asian-American Designers

Wall Street Journal | Ray A. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In "The September Issue," the recent documentary film on Vogue, the designer with the most screen time is Thakoon Panichgul, a 34-year-old American wh...

Fashion Week Preview: Jason Wu Goes South

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kristi York Wooten

Why is everyone so wooed by Wu? That's easy: when America's First Lady wears a silk chiffon gown with Swarovski crystals and your name all over it, get ready for greatness.

Jason Wu's Office: See What's Inside (PHOTOS)

Rachel Strugatz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rachel Strugatz

Designer Jason Wu is a sartorial force to be reckoned with. Usually when someone is described as having shot to fame "overnight," it's used as a figure of speech and not meant literally.

Spending Sunday With Jason Wu

New York Times | Robin Finn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Sunday, he said, is "a stress-free, revive-the-batteries kind of day," the time to do "all the things in the city that I never get to do when I'm work...

First Ladies of Compassion

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Markarian

I was so pleased to see two of the international community's most stylish and glamorous women tell the world unequivocally that their closets are fur-free.

Inside Jason Wu's New York Apartment

New York Magazine | Wendy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Financing his fledgling business and buying this modest midtown apartment were both made possible with help from his family. It's very simply decorate...

Michelle Obama's Royal Opera Outfit: Love It Or Lose It? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

After enjoying a ladies' night at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday, the G-20 wives made a visit to the Royal Opera House in London on Thursday morning. ...

Michelle Obama Debuts New Hairdo, Wears Jason Wu And Isabel Toledo For Meeting With Queen (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Another meeting, another outfit for Michelle Obama! For her and her husband's highly anticipated "private audience" with Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday...

What A Difference A Day Makes: An Interview With The Suddenly Superfamous Designer Jason Wu

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Jason Wu talks about America's new first lady, his favorite Old Hollywood stars, and the item of clothing that no woman should go without.

Jason Wu Once Again Surprised To See His Dress On Obama

Huffington Post via WWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Designer Jason Wu found out with the rest of the world that Michelle Obama had chosen his gown for the inaugural balls on January 20th. Looks like he...

Transatlantic Transformation! Michelle Obama Steps Off Plane In London Wearing Different Outfit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

When the Obamas departed Washington early Tuesday morning, Michelle was outfitted in a white Thakoon coat, black dress, and black heels, looking a lit...

How Jason Wu Succeeds Without Selling Out

Claudia Cividino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
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Claudia Cividino

Do we need beauty now more than ever? One of the reasons I felt so passionately about the work I saw pass down Jason Wu's runway was that I sensed it did not dance with the subject of commercialism.

Jason Wu, Thakoon Panichgul Celebrate Glamour's 70th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Glamour Project art exhibit celebrated Glamour magazine's 70th Anniversary with a dinner hosted by editor-in-chief Cindi Leive and Senior Vice Pre...

Fashion Week: Don't Sound The Death Knell Yet (VIDEO)

Christy Ferer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Christy Ferer

Just as the fashion in crowd has been mixing their Prada with their Target T's for some time now, J.Crew darling (and First Lady) Michelle Obama further ignited that trend and has set the tone for recession dressing.

Barack: Michelle's The Real Change Agent — Not You!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bonnie Fuller

We voted for change! She did it from day one. Where are your fresh faces and ideas?

Why the Obamas are Political Black Swans

Megan Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Megan Harris

The First Family have quickly emerged as positive role models for a generation that seemed adrift. They are poised to systematically realign how Americans view themselves and country.

Jason Wu Puts Fur Collection On Hold

The Huffington Post/WWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Jason Wu, the designer of Michelle Obama's gown, appears to be reconsidering his foray into fur. From WWD: Wu was scheduled to launch a fur collecti...

Jason Wu's Here, He's Queer, And All of His Hardass Asian Relatives Better Get Used to It

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Disgrasian

Being Asian, gay and out to your parents is hard enough, what with our people's obsession with tradition and having grandchildren, without your bitchy aunties gossiping about your sex life.

Black Artists Association Co-Founder Slams Michelle Obama's "Kumbaya" Designer Picks

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Update 1/27: According to WWD, Black Artists Association co-founder Amnau Eele has received death threats in response to her public criticism of Miche...

Jason Wu Dresses "Milk" Actress Alison Pill For SAG Awards

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

It took less than a week for another Jason Wu dress to make a public appearance... albeit this appearance, in comparison to the inaugural balls, was a...

White Inaugural Gowns: A Retrospective (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama dazzled in her wintry white Jason Wu gown as she accompanied her husband to ten inaugural balls Tuesday night. As it turns out, white h...

Michelle and Barack: Why The Lovebirds-in-Chief Smoochfest Means Better Times Ahead For You!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bonnie Fuller

A kiss is not just a kiss! The Presidential PDA on inaugural night wasn't only a personal moment. Here's why.

Michelle Obama's Gown: Wowiewowwow Or Wedding Cake? Fashion Experts Weigh In

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Bonnie Fuller

OK--she didn't put it to the dance test before the big Night--that was obvious. But how else did the gown fare in the eyes of the fashion pros? Here, ...