A LaSalle College graduate dresses the First Lady of Canada in Washington

March 10, 2016

During the official visit of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Washington, his spouse, Ms. Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, arrived at destination wearing a pearl gray suit ensemble showing silk velvet details, signed by Quebec designer and LaSalle College graduate, DUY. 

Photo : AP Photo / Cliff Owen

During an interview given by Huffington Post Québec, DUY confirmed that this is “a true honor to dress the First Lady, especially when there is such a wide array of Canadian talents with a larger structure and concrete resources. I work alone and I treat every single client as a VIP.” 

His main challenge when it comes times to dressing the First Lady: “It is important not to fall into the austere or matron side. Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau is young; we definitely do not want to make her look older.” 

It is important to note that a First Lady always likes to promote Canadian designers in official appearances. 

Read the Huffington Post Québec full article.

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