Obama stole the spotlight at the DNC convention in a kimono-inspired print dress from Thakoon
. "I am incredibly honored that Michelle Obama chose to wear a dress from my collection on such a historical night for her, her family and this country," designer Thakoon Panichgul told reporters. Obama has also worn a tweed jacket and an exposed-zipper sheath from the young talent.
A goddess-inspired gown like those shown on Thakoon's Spring 2009 runway would be a soft, feminine choice for the future First Lady.