I caught him on the Today show this morning — hence the tardiness to work today — and Teen Vogue nabbed some time with the first lady designer extraordinaire, Jason Wu. We all agree Michelle looked fantastic in his white flower appliqué gown last night. Swoon.
In this son-wu-on-designing-michelle-obamas-inaugural-ball-gown.html?mbid=fabsugar">Teen Vogue exclusive, Wu shared that he's "been on pins and needles for two months. I made the dress in November, and flew to Chicago with it over Thanksgiving. I was like, I'm delivering this myself! I didn't want anyone else touching it! But I really didn't know she'd be wearing it until I saw her on TV last night, just like everyone else. I dropped everything when she walked out. And, yes, I did cry a little bit. It's an incredible moment for me, but also for this country. We're starting with a clean slate." Didn't we all cry a little bit?
Be sure to son-wu-on-designing-michelle-obamas-inaugural-ball-gown.html?mbid=fabsugar">read on for more insight, but I must point out that we too were always on board with J.Crew cardigans — remember our Fall essential the punchy cardi?!