Women’s Wear Daily
04.18.2014
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Michelle Obama Dons Reed Krakoff... Honoring Yohji Yamamoto...

Michelle Obama’s recent fashion choices have been more about big industry names and less about emerging design talents.

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Michelle Obama in Reek Krakoff

Michelle Obama in Reed Krakoff.

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SUMMER REED: Perhaps she is growing up as a First Lady, or maybe it’s simply a result of working with Meredith Koop instead of Ikram Goldman on her wardrobe, but Michelle Obama’s recent fashion choices have been more about big industry names and less about emerging design talents. Last Thursday, Obama wore a long cobalt halter dress from Reed Krakoff to the Pritzker Architecture Prize ceremony in Washington, D.C., marking the first time she has worn Krakoff’s ready-to-wear. The choice came a week after she waved the flag for established American designers in London with a Tom Ford gown at Buckingham Palace and a Ralph Lauren design to the State Dinner the following night.

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