Jason Wu falls for "unflustered beauty"

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Fashion designer Jason Wu, who shot to instant fame when U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama chose his white dreamy gown to wear to the Presidential inaugural ball in 2009, drew inspiration from the ordinary man for his latest collection shown at an off-site venue of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York on Friday (February 7). The 31-year-old designer explained that he was inspired by sportswear and showed effortless silhouettes -- simple bias-cut gowns and trousers -- in luxurious fabrics such as velvet and silk offset with roomy, comfortable looking coats for a theme he calls "unflustered beauty." One of his signature looks -- a simple black velvet slip dress topped off with an over the top luxurious coat made out of leather, mink and silver fox together felt effortless yet elegant. He finished his looked with T-strap heels and crocodile and fox fur bags - and said that accessories was a growing part of his business "completing the Jason Wu world." While W

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