• "MASTERPIECE" THEATER photo | Michelle Obama

Credit: Reuters/Jason Reed/Landov

Published: Thursday January 17, 2013 06:00 AM EST

2013

"MASTERPIECE" THEATER

Jason Wu was another young designer whose career was launched when Obama surprised him by picking his design for her first Inaugural Ball; he said he was "emotional" to see her in his dress that night. So he must have been really beside himself when Obama donated the gown, which she called "a masterpiece", to the Smithsonian in 2010.



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