Isabel Toledo, Designer Of Michelle Obama's Famous Inauguration Dress, At The Corcoran On Thursday!

by Carole Zidouemba · June 12, 2012

    Isabel Toledo, famous for designing Michelle Obama's lemongrass dress and coat for President Obama's Inauguration, is coming to Washington on Thursday.

    Toledo will be at the Corcoran Gallery of Art presenting her new book, Roots of Styles with Isabel Toledo. The event, sponsored by the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design and the Fashion Group International®of Greater Washington, DC, will include a cocktail reception, book sale, book signing, and a discussion.  The discussion will be moderated by Robin Givhan, famous Pulitzer Prize fashion critic, author, and fashion correspondent for The Daily Beast and Newsweek.

    From the Corcoran website:

    Join Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion critic and author Robin Givhan as she conducts a spirited chat with Isabel Toledo about her illustrious career as one of the most celebrated independent fashion designers of our time, inspiring fashion philosophy, and unique collaboration with husband, artist Ruben Toledo.

    The affair starts at 6:30pm with tickets starting at $17.50 for students that can be purchased here.

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