Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Meet The 1st Lady's favorite designers ...

has chosen to wear dresses by the designers Thakoon Panichgul and Jason Wu (right) that show off her arms and defy the constricting traditions of the modern First Lady.

“Women should break out of molds that in some cases they’ve created,” Panichgul says. “Mrs. Obama doesn’t want to play by those rules.”

Michelle Obama reminds women that they can make a place for vanity in their lives, and that, when they do, a little fashion can be supremely empowering.

Read the entire article by award winning writer Robin Givhan, here.