Skip to comments.Naeem Khan gown worn by Michelle Obama wows state dinner crowd [creating jobs, took 40 to make it]
Posted on 11/25/2009 5:42:06 AM PST by SJackson
Naeem Khan has dressed Beyonce, Alicia Keys and Katherine Heigl, but it appears to have taken First Lady Michelle Obama, who wore his custom-made strapless silver-and-cream gown to a state dinner Tuesday night, to make him a household name. (If Khan gets a smidgen of the press that Jason Wu and Isabel Toledo got for designing Obama's Inauguration Day ensembles. we'll be thrilled for him.)
Khan, an Indian-born designer who shows at New York Fashion Week, consistently turns out jaw-droppingly gorgeous eveningwear, though he has been branching out in recent seasons. His signatures are ethnic embroideries, dazzling colors, and bold embellishments, like this stunner worn by Keys to the BET Honors last year.
Khan says the gown took 40 people three weeks to complete at the designer's family workshop in India.
(Excerpt) Read more at nj.com ...
She actually looks nice. I worry more about the destruction that she and her husband have inflicted on the USA.
That isn’t nice.
It’s very unlikely she or the taxpayers paid a dime for it. For this sort of thing, that brings a designer fame, they tend to donate their time and labor. The dress is not considered the property of Michelle or the US. In some cases it’s donated to the Smithsonian to join their collection of “historic” First Ladies’ gowns.
Khan is usually a muslim name.
Something more modest up top and in price would have been appropriate. Dress is nice but not for Govt function.
Indian woman looks so modest and proper.
I agree, the dress is spectacular and in wonderful taste (for a change). She looks very nice indeed. Could have done a better job on her hair, but whatever. She looks like a lady and for once we can be proud of the appearance of our First Lady instead of feeling embarrassment. I’m glad to have these pictures of her in the international press instead of the sort of thing she usually wears.
We have got to get her to wear lipstick, though.
Probably because he is King Dork.
WELL that’s the way SSocialists behave!
Fooling crowds with demagogic fairy tales
“She looks lovely! “
Wookie Antoinette makes the Indians look like ewoks. Should have worn flats.
“She represented us well”.
...that’s a hot one! Since when could a Marxist thugess ever represent us well?
I distincly remember the left making comments about Laura Bush which were just awful.
I would hope that we have more tact and class than the feckless ninnies on the left.
Yeah but that dress created more jobs than the entire stimulus package did in all 57 states.
Looks very nice.
Now, how much did it cost MY FAMILY in order for her to wear it?
What’s Bubba Smith doing in a gold evening gown?
I care that the flaming socialist is parading around in designer gear while lording it over the proles. Again.
She has the ability to look either surprisingly good or absolutely atrocious - depending on hair, clothes an makeup.
At least now we know she doesn’t really need that boob belt.
Hey, seeing as everyone is employed here in the US why not support the workers in other countries. /sarc
Ya know? I am so glad to be seeing MO ‘not’ looking like a clown or a mentally disabled woman on the world stage, that I won’t complain about paying for this one.