By The Associated Press | January 21, 2013 | 10:32 PM EST

President Barack Obama dances with Air Force Staff Sgt. Bria Nelson as first lady Michelle Obama dances with Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Timothy Easterling at the Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball in Washington, at the Washington Convention Center during the 57th Presidential Inauguration Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)

Designer Jason Wu, who designed Michelle Obama's red halter gown as well as the white one she wore four years ago, spent recent minutes playing trying to reach his parents in Taiwan to share his news. "They're in two different places right now, so it's been phone tag."

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