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What, No One Wants To Dress Like Michelle Obama Today?

The Thakoon dress Michelle Obama wore on the final night of last year’s Democratic National Convention is on sale on Gilt Groupe today for $498 and, surprisingly, wasn’t the first item by the designer to sell out (it was still available at 12:45). Were customers afraid to buy it for fear that when they wear it everyone will recognize it as Michelle Obama’s dress? [Gilt Groupe] Keep reading »

Fashion World Officially Commends Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama hasn’t even been First Lady for a full two months, and she’s already getting recognized for making an impact on American fashion. The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced that Obama will be presented with the Board of Directors’ Special Tribute when the year’s fashion awards are given in June. Along with this acknowledgement, the nominees for the Swarovski Award for Womenswear, given to an emerging American designer two Obama favorites: Thakoon Panichgul and Jason Wu. So, if a young designer wants commendation (and a sweet cash prize to help their business), clearly they should keep the First Lady in mind. And if Obama attends the CFDA gala, what will she wear — maybe a Thakoon-Wu mashup? Keep reading »

Crave: Thakoon For Target Shibori Woven Dress

We’re not completely sure why Target decided to put out a “resort” line of summery clothes in the middle of winter. Did they do it to torment those of us currently dealing with snow and ice, or something? Luckily, there’s at least one piece in the Thakoon collection that you can wear right now, whether you live in Milwaukee (put on thick, brightly colored tights) or Florida (bare legs and sandals). We bet Thakoon-lover Michelle Obama is picking one up, too. [$39.99, Target.com] Keep reading »

Poll: Will You Brave The After-Christmas Crowds For Thakoon’s Target Collection?

Designer Thakoon Panchgul’s GO International Collection for Target hits stores Dec. 28, mere days after Christmas. The clothes are cute, if a bit summery, but are you going to be all shopped out and in no mood to fight angry women for a strappy dress in the middle of winter? Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Thakoon For Target, Red Lips, And Strong Handshakes

  • Photos showing the Thakoon Go International for Target collection are out. For clothes that are coming out in December, they’re awfully summer-y. Yes, we know it’s a “resort” collection, but what Target shopper vacations in Brazil at this time of year? [Nylon]
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    Thakoon Goes From Prospective First Lady To Target

    Before Michelle Obama appeared in a Thakoon dress at the Democratic National Convention, the designer had no idea she would be wearing one of his creations. “I saw her on TV and I couldn’t even look, I was so embarrassed from being excited,” Thakoon Panichgul said. And now we’re embarrassed for being so excited because Thakoon has been named the next GO International for Target designer! Come December, all of your holiday party dress needs will be answered — if only finding presents for everyone in your family were as easy. [WWD] Keep reading »

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