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Jason Wu

Fashion Designer
Male
Born Sep 27, 1982

Jason Wu is a Taiwanese-Canadian fashion designer based in New York City. He is most famous for designing the dresses of Michelle Obama on several occasions, including during first and second inauguration of American President Barack Obama.

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    Have Your Way With Gray
    Huffington Post - Oct 28, 2016
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    Target's Next Designer Collaboration Is Going To Be Major
    Huffington Post - Oct 27, 2016
  • See Each And Every One Of Michelle Obama's Best Outfits In Under 2 Minutes
    Yahoo News - Sep 13, 2016
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    Falling Hard For Autumn Colors
    Huffington Post - Sep 12, 2016

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1982 Birth Born on September 27, 1982.

TWENTIES

2006 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Wu launched his ready-to-wear line of clothes with earnings from his years of doll designs. His first full collection debuted in 2006 and won the Fashion Group International's Rising Star award in 2008.
2008 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008 he was nominated for the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund award. … Read More
2009 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Appearing on the cover of Vogue, Obama once again wore a Wu design, a magenta silk dress. Upon her arrival in London in April 2009 during the First Lady and President Barack Obama's first official European trip, Obama wore a chartreuse silk sheath dress that was designed by Wu; the next day she wore a Wu coat during her visit with the Queen Elizabeth II.

THIRTIES

2013 30 Years Old Mrs. Obama again wore a dress that was designed by Wu, a ruby red velvet and chiffon design, at the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Balls.
2016 33 Years Old Wu, who is openly gay, married Gustavo Rangel in April 2016 at Mexico.
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