Michelle Obama wears Tadashi Shoji to state dinner

Michelle Obama wears Tadashi Shoji to state dinner
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive to greet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe for the state dinner Tuesday. (Jacquelyn Martin / AP)

Michelle Obama wore a swirling purple gown by Japanese American designer Tadashi Shoji on Tuesday to what could be her final state dinner.  It was a safe choice, says Los Angeles Times fashion critic Booth Moore. [Los Angeles Times]

See our photo gallery of some of Michelle Obama's other formal looks here.

Bruce Jenner, who is in transition from male to female, is threatening to sue the New York Daily News for publishing a grainy photo of him wearing a dress. The photo, taken of him at home with a telephoto lens, invaded his privacy, Jenner said. [Los Angeles Times]

DKNY, Donna Karan's more accessible line, has named two creative directors, the founders of streetwear brand Public School: Maxwell Osborne and Dao-Yi Chow. [NYT]

This seems a little confusing but fashion designer Donatella Versace of Versace is going to be the face of the fall ad campaign of a different label, Givenchy, designed by Riccardo Tisci. [The Cut]

In WWD's first edition as a newsweekly, editors queried fashion insiders to find out which of today's young designers are thought to have the most staying power, in terms of creative design and business savvy. They came up with six labels (eight designers). The WWD Six are Alexander Wang, the Row (designed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen), Proenza Schouler (Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez), J.W. Anderson, Sacai (Chitose Abe) and Christopher Kane.  [WWD]