Gisele Had a Water Birth; Michelle Obama’s State of the Union Dress Retails for $1,850


Gisele Bündchen reveals she had a water birth in the bathtub of her penthouse in Beacon Hill, Boston. [People]

• A similar version of the Isaac Mizrahi dress Michelle Obama wore to the State of the Union is available at his Upper East Side store for $1,850. He doesn't know if she paid retail or wholesale for it. [WWD]

GQ and Levi's announced the nominees for the third annual Best New Designer in America award yesterday. They are: Richard Chai, Billy Reid, J.Crew’s Frank Muytjens, Burkman Bros’ Ben and Doug Burkman, Caulfield Preparatory’s Vincent Flumiani, and Unis’s Eunice Lee. The winner gets to design a limited-edition capsule collection for Levi's that will be sold at Bloomingdale's. [Style File/]

Alexander Wang is launching a poster marketing campaign in the streets of downtown New York featuring images of Hannah Holman modeling his T line. [WWD]

Jean Paul Gaultier cast the winner of Miss France 2009, Chloé Mortaud, in his couture runway show this week. [Style File/]

• More details about the Chanel couture show: 70 pairs of boots were used in the show, which were all made of leather, lizard, python, or eel skin. [StyleWatch/People]

• Model Myf Shepherd is taking a break from modeling. She is planning to study set design at Sydney's College of Fine Arts. [Frockwriter]

• Time for some Jill Biden fashion attention! She likes blue suits. [HuffPo]