First Lady Michelle Obama Will Celebrate Opening of New Anna Wintour Costume Center at Met Gala

Posted Thursday April 24, 2014 3:45 PM GMT

We’ve admired her keen sense of fashion for years, so we’re thrilled that Michelle Obama was tapped to officially open the Costume Institutes new Anna Wintour Costume Center next month.

The FLOTUS will cut the ribbon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the star-studded event, held on May 5.

In addition, Obama will give a speech during the ceremony, which takes place the morning before the annual Costume Institute Gala.

This year’s gala celebrates the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” exhibition and is sure to draw a number of famous faces from Hollywood.

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