Meet the stylist behind Michelle

Speaking of our beautiful fashion forward First Lady, Michelle Obama, she has a secret weapon for always looking great at any occasion. Her secret weapon is 35 yr. old Meredith Koop! The Missouri native started her career as a sales associate at Chicago boutique Ikram. It was Meredith’s connection to the store’s owner, Ikram Goldman, that afforded her an introduction to then senator’s wife and Ikram client, Mrs. Obama. Talk about networking and people believing in your work!

“I am impressed by Meredith’s ability to think not only about fashion but also the moment and the message.” —Michelle Obama

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We always take into account where we are going and that country’s cultural norms,” says Meredith. “The goal is to pay tribute to each place we visit while never losing the spirit of the United States.”

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Read more over at Harper’s Bazaar

 

AmberMonaé

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