Sophie Theallet, Michelle Obama’s Choice, Wins CFDA Vogue Fashion Award (Video)

SophieUS based French designer Sophie Theallet has been one of Michelle Obama’s go to designers when it comes to looking uniquely chic. Theallet just added even more value to her creative stock by winning the highly coveted CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund Award this past Monday. The win means $200,000 to help funding for her future collections and mentorship from by industry experts.

Michelle Obama Theallet sightings:
Sojourner Truth Statue, April 2009
Senator Ted Kennedy’s Funeral, August 2009
Martha’s Vineyard, August 2009

~Photocredit: Getty Images

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