UNCAP THE POSSIBILITIES: An Interview with Jason Wu

JASON WU IS LIVING THE DREAM. (AND DARES YOU TO, TOO.)

If anyone knows about living your true self and chasing down audaciously daring dreams,it’s fashion design phenom Jason Wu. As one of the brightest rising young stars currently shaking up the fashion world, the 35-year old Taiwan-born, New York-based Wu is making his mark in a bold (and beautiful) way.

Just check out this remarkable resume:

  • Best known for designing the dresses of First Lady Michelle Obama, including those worn during the First and Second Inaugurations of President Barack Obama.
  • Won the Fashion Group International’s Rising Star Award in 2008.
  • Nominated for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in 2008.
  • In 2013, named Art Director of German fashion house Hugo Boss overseeing the entire womenswear range.

So recently, Sharpie sat down with Jason to talk about what inspires his signature design style, how he handles success, and what motivates him to continue chasing after bigger and bolder career challenges.