Meet the 12-year-old who is already designing dresses for Michelle Obama


Meet the 12-year-old who is already designing dresses for Michelle Obama

Watch out Jason Wu! The 12-year-old budding fashion designer who is already creating a dress for Michelle Obama

11:54 PM on 21st July 2011

Passion for fashion: Grant Mower, 12, has designed a dress for Michelle Obama

Passion for fashion: Grant Mower, 12, has designed a dress for Michelle Obama

Precocious talent: The youngster Precocious talent: The youngster

Precocious talent: The youngster”s designs have seen him beat high school and college students to win a local fashion competition

Mentor: Grant

Mentor: Grant”s skills have been recognised by designer Michael Faircloth

Family support: Grant remains undeterred in his fashion ambitions - despite being bullied by his fellow students at school

Family support: Grant remains undeterred in his fashion ambitions – despite being bullied by his fellow students at school

Fashion spotlight: Jason Wu shot to fame when Mrs Obama wore one of his dresses for a ball celebrating her husband Fashion spotlight: Jason Wu shot to fame when Mrs Obama wore one of his dresses for a ball celebrating her husband

Fashion spotlight: Jason Wu shot to fame when Mrs Obama wore one of his dresses for a ball celebrating her husband”s inauguration