WASHINGTON — Jason Wu, Thakoon Panichgul, Maria Cornejo and Narciso Rodriguez are hoping dressing the new First Lady will give them some weight on Capitol Hill.
Reading like a “Who’s Who” of Michelle Obama’s go-to designers, Rodriguez, Panichgul, Wu and Cornejo joined Steven Kolb, executive director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, here in a bid to garner support for a bill that would protect their original designs for three years.
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