Michelle Obama Wear Spanx “With Pride” during the Fashion Education Workshop
Recently Jennifer Garner was seen wearing spanx at an event, well, here’s someone very influential who wears spanx too and she is none other than the First Lady Michelle Obama. When the First Lady gathered fashion designers and editors along with tastemakers at the White House on Wednesday, Oct 8 for a Fashion Education Workshop when she revealed that she wears spanx too and she made sure that everyone knew it.
The conference for aspiring fashion students was held to educate them about the fashion industry. At this conference Michelle Obama was asked whether she has tried the slimming undies or spanx to which her reply was swift. She said proudly that everyone wears them and I am no exception. She said that she is proud of it. Mrs. Obama wore a navy blue halter dress at the event which was designed by one of the workshop’s participant named Natalya Koval who is a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
The First Lady thanked the leaders of the Fashion industry for encouraging the students at the Fashion Education Workshop so that they achieve their goals and reach higher in their education. She said that a solid education and willingness to work hard is the base which one needs to achieve one’s goals i.e. hard work and education.
Vera Wang played the role of style teacher at the event along with Zac Posen, Prabal Gurung and Jason Wu. J. Crew’s Jenna Lyons, Diane von Furstenberg and Vogue’s Anna Wintour was also present at the event. Michelle Obama also posted a thank you on Instagram to all the leaders of the industry for travelling to the capital for the event. It seems like she was not the only one, others too posted photos on Instagram as they were excited to be part of the event at the White House. Students were seen sneaking outside and taking photos.