Jason Wu Designs Michelle Obama's Ball Gown

Michele Zipp
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Twenty-six year-old Jason Wu, a designer based in NYC, was the man behind the white, one shoulder dress Michelle Obama wore to the Inaugural Balls.

I almost thought it was a design by Claire Pettibone (who does wedding dresses like nobody's business). But Wu it is...and it is a super youthful look for the First Lady.

Click through to see pieces from Jason Wu's collections on the runway and hear what the designer has to say. He used to make clothes for dolls...look at him now!

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