For the 1961 celebration, Kennedy collaborated on a design with Bergdorf Goodman's Ethel Frankau. "What you see with the inaugural gown is the triumph of her own personal style," the Fashion Institute of Technology's Valerie Steele has said. "To use fashion as a way of representing her husband's presidencyto look modern, elegant, simple and American." The sheath layered blouson chiffon over a silver-embroidered bodice.
To support Jason Wu who hosted a fundraising event for the Young Friends of ACRIA, an HIV and AIDS research foundation, Diane Kruger showed up wearing the designer’s peachy-nude strapless dress that she styled with studded ankle strap heels and a boxed clutch.