About Jason

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February 2007launched Jason Wu Ready-to-Wear Collection

June 2008presents first Resort Collection

July 2008named finalist in the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund

January 2009First Lady Michelle Obama wears a custom Jason Wu gown to the Inaugural Gala

July 2009becomes member of the Council Fashion Designers of America

December 2009presents first Pre-fall collection

March 2010First Lady Michelle Obama donates the Jason Wu gown she wore to Inaugural Gala to the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian's Natural Museum of American History in Washington D.C.

June 2010nominated and won the Swarovski Award for Womenswear at the CFDA Fashion Awards

September 2010launches handbag and shoe collection for Spring 2011. He worked directly with Italian manufacturers to create his first accessory collection.

November 2010first cosmetic collaboration "Jason Wu for Supreme Aupres" is the first collaboration by Shiseido with a young designer in the Chinese market

January 2011moved into new 10,000 headquarters in NY's Garment District

April 2011nominated for CFDA/Swarovski Award for Accessory Design

June 2011launches e-commerce and redesign of website on jasonwustudio.com

February 2012launches Jason Wu for Target limited-edition collection of women’s ready-to-wear, handbags and scarves

January 2013launches contemporary label Miss Wu

January 2013First Lady Michelle Obama wears a custom Jason Wu gown to the Inaugural Gala, first time a First Lady has ever worn the same designer to two inaugurations

June 2013Jason Wu appointed Artistic Director of Hugo Boss womenswear Ready-to-Wear and Accessory collection

September 2013Jason Wu for Lancôme Fall 2013 collection arrives in store

September 2014Interluxe—led by fashion veterans Allen Questrom, Gary Wassner, and Melissa Beste along with private equity expert Cliff Moskowitz—invests in the Jason Wu brand