Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Naeem Khan on Designing for Michelle Obama’s First State Dinner: “I Feel So Happy”
First Lady Michelle Obama made Jason Wu a household name when she wore his white gown to the presidential Inaugural ball, and she’s bound to have the name Naeem Khan on the tongues of women across the country over the holiday after wearing one of his designs to her first, India-themed, State Dinner last night in Washington D.C. “I feel so happy to be a part of this historical event between the two countries where my heart lies,” the India-born designer tells PEOPLE. “I am relieved to have a job well done and am so honored to have been chosen. This is a Thanksgiving in its truest form for me and one that I will never forget — an American dream coming true.”
Read more at People.com
*Note Mr. Khan has designed for celebrities Beyonce, Queen Noor of Jordan, Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift, Elizabeth Hurley...just to name a few.