Jason Wu in Philly Today

Michelle Obama's one-shouldered peculiar, yet memorable, Inaugural ball gown designer, Jason Wu is in town today at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bala Cynwyd.  We got a chance to chat in the Chandelier Room (formally the Designer Salon)  before the luncheon. Surrounding us were six mannequins  dressed in Wu's colorful, belted Spring 2009 collection of spring dresses.  (A fashion show followed featuring Wu's Fall 2009 grouping.) While Wu sipped hot green tea, we talked about luxury, "It's on the comeback." Michelle Obama "I still design for her, but we haven't met yet," and stardom, "It's amazing - - the Inauguration and the cover of Vogue - Could a young designer ask for anything more?" Wu's Fall 2009 collection will be in the store through Friday, April 24. The clothes were quite nice: belted dresses and skirts with midi-calf lengths and A-line silhouettes. Do you like Jason Wu's style? See Friday's Philadelphia Inquirer or Philly.com  for the rest of the Wu story. 

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