Michelle Obama state dinner dress stuns (PHOTO)

President Barack Obama flashes a thumbs up after gesturing toward first lady Michelle Obama, as they wait for Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching, on the North Portico for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

On Tuesday night, at a dinner with Prime Minister of Singapore, the US First Lady wore an ivory gown by Brandon Maxwell.

The first lady stepped out in a custom, strapless white gown which she styled with a sleek, slicked back ‘do and drop earrings.

“A very proud moment,” wrote Maxwell on Instagram. “It has been an incredible honor for me and my team to create this dress for the First Lady. Strong and elegant, she is the embodiment of the woman that inspires me to create, and a role model for women all over the globe. I am very thankful for this opportunity.”

So Who is Brandon Maxwell?


His name may not ring a bell, but you probably know his designs. , Brandon Maxwell is already a friend of the stars. He worked as a stylists for Lady  but has since become a red carpet favorite, dressing stars like Gwyneth Paltrow, Kristen Wiig and Uma Thurman, among others.


The other highlight of Brandon Maxwell? The support he has within the fashion industry. In just two seasons the creator was able to talk to him beyond US borders in which her originated through international competition. Finalist in the 2016 LVMH , he won the Swarovski Award for best designer of womenswear at the last CFDA Awards , High Mass of American fashion, which were held in June . What to make of it a new fashion name to follow very closely.

The State Dinner—the 12th for the Obamas during their eight years in the White House—marked the 50th anniversary of bilateral relations between the U.S. and Singapore.