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IN THE LAP OF LUXURY: Who needs Jennifer Aniston for a celebrity endorsement when you can get Michelle Obama? New York-based designer Jason Wu received a boost when the future first lady donned his ivory silk shift dotted with ebony florets on last week’s “The Barbara Walters Special.” Style watchers can expect to see more of Obama in Wu’s finery. She purchased an additional three pieces from Wu’s spring 2009 collection at Chicago boutique Ikram. When it comes to luxury fashion, the 26-year-old Wu isn’t exclusive to political circles. Last month, he hosted a trunk show at Los Angeles boutique Satine with actress Lucy Liu and social networking site MySpace. Wu’s designs were a tad too pricy for Liu’s TV show, “Dirty Sexy Money.” “I don’t know if we can afford him [for the show’s wardrobe],” she said. Perhaps the network will be able to afford Wu next year, when he will be one of the featured designers in Gap’s spring white shirt collaboration, which in the past has included Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy and Phillip Lim. Among the starlets who paid their respects to Wu on his West Coast visit were January Jones, Kate Mara, China Chow, Amanda Goldberg, Rosetta Getty, Rachel Zoe, Erika Christensen and Rose McGowan, who crashed the post-trunk show dinner at Palihouse Holloway.