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Isabel Toledo, fashion designer favored by Michelle Obama, dies at age 59

The Guardian
27 August 2019

Isabel Toledo, the Cuban American fashion designer with an avant-garde flair who created Michelle Obama’s distinctive lemongrass- colored sheath dress and matching overcoat for her husband Barack’s 2009 inauguration, has died. She was 59.

Toledo died of breast cancer, her studio said in an email on Monday.

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