Being Thom Browne

Guy Trebay | Feb. 8, 2013 | The New York Times

Thom Browne '88

“This man is a king,” Julian Niccolini said, referring to Thom Browne, one of the most celebrated fashion designers few Americans had ever heard of up until a week earlier.

It was then that Michelle Obama selected from an array of specially commissioned designer offerings a subtly checkered, navy silk coat and dress by Mr. Browne to wear to her husband’s inauguration. And in that lightning-strike moment it seemed as if Mr. Browne — an award winning but largely cult figure — had after more than a decade vaulted from influential semi-obscurity into the limelight and the American mainstream.

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