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Michelle Obama designer Jason Wu talks fashion at the ICA

NEW YORK — On a rainy night in December 2008, the Institute of Contemporary Art brought some of the country’s most promising young designers to Boston for a fund-raiser. On hand were talents Chris Benz, Brian Reyes, and Elise Overland. The evening also featured Jason Wu, a fresh-faced 26-year-old who was just getting his business off the ground.

Less than a month later, the entire country knew Wu’s name.

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