First Lady Michelle Obama to fete fashion designers with special event
First for fashion
Titled 'Celebration of Design', the event is set to take place at the White House on October 8 and marks a first for the fashion industry.
The 5pm reception of October 8 is expected to welcome Jimmy Choo and Talbots executives, Mario Cornejo and others – formal invitations from Flotus were emailed late on Friday night WWD reported this morning.
The First Lady's soiree coincides with he Cooper-Hewitt Museum's National Design Week, which starts October 4 and runs till October 12. The fashion-focussed White House party will be held the night before the Target-sponsored National Design Awards in New York, which takes place October 9 and will celebrate 15 years of American design.