Jacquetta Wheeler Campaigned for Obama; Matthew Williamson Nervous About London

Jacquetta Wheeler.

• File this under "who knew": Jacquetta Wheeler worked for the Obama campaign for three weeks last October in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. [British Vogue]

• In more Obama news: Michelle Obama hosted the National Design Awards on Friday. Francisco Costa was one of the guest speakers. Does this means she'll be wearing Calvin soon? [AP]

• Michael Townsend of Inven.Tory plans on rolling out an in-house collection, thanks to two new employees who came from 3.1 phillip lim and Trovata. [Racked, WWD]

Anya Hindmarch says she has "never been a believer in the 'it' bag. I think it is more important to buy something that you love and will cherish for a long time, not something that everybody else has." Doesn't much explain her "Not a Plastic" bag then, does it? [HuffPo]

Matthew Williamson said he's "feeling a bit nervous" about returning to London for his show this season, but is glad to be going back. The collection is reportedly sophisticated and powerful, "for a woman, not a girl." [British Vogue]