Nominated for awards were several emerging designers First Lady Michelle Obama has worn, including Thakoon Panichgul and Jason Wu (center), both up for the Swarovski Award for womenswear. But they were beaten out by another newcomer, the rocker-chic designer Alexander Wang. In this photo, Wu poses with actresses Diane Kruger (left) and Kerry Washington (right).
Evan Agostini, Associated Press
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