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Jason Wu Fall '13 Woos Us In An Unexpected Way

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    Since the presidential inauguration, there has been a bit less mystery surrounding the man who's become known as the fashion godfather of the FLOTUS — at least for those who weren't already fans. But instead of delivering what one might expect from the Michelle Obama-favorited designer, fall '13 showed Wu flexing his feminine-dressing muscles in a different way.

    Devoted fans will still be delighted by the ever-flattering, dramatic, cinched waistcoats and accordion-pleated, bold dresses, but what we most loved were the unexpected additions to Wu's repertoire. We were pleasantly surprised by men's waistcoat-inspired minidresses and cut-to-there, sheer-paneled, dreamy evening gowns that beg to have a red-carpet moment. The same can be said for the models' crisscross hair that was made super-secure and super-shiny, courtesy of Kérastase Ciment Thermique and Double Force Controle Ultime, for a look that was more art than updo. And, to foreshadow Wu's upcoming Lancôme collab, the ladies' eyes were given an intense blue shadow that only stepped up the wow-factor.

    And despite the somewhat frozen crowd — Allison Williams and Jaime King had not a hair out of place, naturally — Wu's elegant, yet daring, show seemed to warm up the ballroom and free us from the blizzard just a bit.

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