Michelle Obama Hosting Design Event at the White House — Here Are 9 Fashionistas She Should Totally Invite

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Washington D.C. is about to become a bit more stylish. Michelle Obama is gathering up a bunch of designers and fashion execs for the “Celebration of Design” event at the White House. So, who’s going? Invites have already been sent out for the October 8 event —which is being held the night before the National Design Awards in New York — to quite a few elites in the fashion world, including Maria Cornejo and top executives from Talbots and Jimmy Choo. Yeah, looks like we missed that boat.

The shing-ding will be held on October 8, right in the middle of Cooper-Hewitt Museum’s National Design Week, which celebrates how designers impact daily life. And who could be more perfect host than Michelle Obama? She's been known to rock a J. Crew cardigan when fighting childhood obesity by day and a Marchesa dress at to the White House Correspondence Dinner at night. No matter what she wear, she's always fabulous.

Sure, invites have already been sent out, but there should be a few more people added to that list. Wouldn't it be fun if Michelle mixed things up and invited a some of the more exciting people in the fashion world? Here are nine designers/fashion execs/celebs-who-kind-of-have-a-clothing-line we hope will be attending.

1. Jenna Lyons

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Ms. Obama is ALWAYS wearing J. Crew. Who better to talk about the latest cardigan or pencil skirt to than the creative director herself?

2. Kendall and Kylie Jenner

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Hey, they have a line at PacSun, so that pretty much makes them designers... right?

3. Betsey Johnson

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She's on Dancing With the Stars. She does cartwheels at the end of her shows. 'Nuff said.

4. Hot Topic Executives

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Because what would be more hilarious?

5. Hollister Executives

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Again, for the lolz.

6. Lauren Conrad

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Because we all get style inspiration from her.

7. Tommy Hilfiger

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His clothing line basically is America.

8. Karl Lagerfeld

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He'd blend right in with the secret service.

9. Nicki Minaj

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Hey, she has a clothing line a Kmart. It counts.

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