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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Mrs. Gursharan Kaur of India on the North Portico of the White House

2009-11-24

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Washington, DC, United States

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Mrs. Gursharan Kaur of India on the North Portico of the White House.

In this photograph, First Lady Michelle Obama is wearing a gown by designer Naeem Khan.

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  • Title: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Mrs. Gursharan Kaur of India on the North Portico of the White House
  • Date: 2009-11-24
  • Story: The grandson and son of designers who made garments for India’s royal families, Naeem Khan apprenticed with the minimalist American designer Halston. He launched his own line combining Indian and American aesthetics in 2003, dressing not only the First Lady but Jordan’s Queen Noor and celebrities Beyoncé, Eva Longoria, Penelope Cruz, Brooke Shields, and Taylor Swift.
  • Rights: Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy

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