Michelle Obama Tapped to Open Anna Wintour Costume Center

Posted Friday April 25, 2014 11:18 AM GMT

She’s easily one of the most fashionable first ladies, and so it’s fitting that Michelle Obama will officially open the Costume Institutes new Anna Wintour Costume Center next month.

The First Lady of the United States is slated to cut the ribbon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the star-studded event on May 5.

In addition, Obama will give a speech during the ceremony, which takes place the morning before the annual Costume Institute Gala.

This year’s gala celebrates the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” exhibition and is sure to draw a number of famous faces from Hollywood.

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