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Rachel Roy is on the long list of designers declining to take part in the Fashion Week circus this season (she's opting for a digital show instead). As Styleite points out, no presentation at the tents means no celebrities
"Michelle Obama is definitely a dream to dress, in terms of well-known people. Several reasons, but one of the [biggest] is that she's so heavily scrutinized. For a woman that is so scrutinized to choose your product and what you're offering means that she feels confident, strong, pulled-together—everything that I'm striving for—without her even saying a word, just by her making a choice. So it's the biggest compliment I can get. I think she's so pitch perfect with both the interior and exterior, so it literally makes my day, week, and month."
· Rachel Roy On Going Digital, Dressing MObama, And Runway Diversity [Styleite]
· Rachel Roy: "A Shoe That Is 100% Sexy Isn't Modern" [Racked]