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Jason Wu, designer for Michelle Obama and others, reflects on his brand's 10th anniversary

Jason Wu, designer for Michelle Obama and others, reflects on his brand's 10th anniversary

Anniversary story interviews often open with one predictable question: “Can you believe it’s been X number of years?”

It was no different for Jason Wu’s 10-year, his answer to the question a variation on the standard “no, but yes” response. In his case, for a great number of people, it probably seems more like Wu has been around for eight years, since his name was propelled out of the insular world of fashion and into the masses on Jan. 20, 2009, when Michelle Obama wore his white chiffon gown to her husband’s first inauguration.

At the time, it was billed as the coronation of a...

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