Maria Cornejo Has Some Surprising Comments About Carla Bruni

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When asked if they would prefer to dress Michelle Obama or Carla Bruni, designers speaking on the New Yorker Festival's Fashion Forward panel — Naeem Khan, Phillip Lim, Maria Cornejo, and Rag & Bone's Marcus Wainwright and David Neville — answered Michelle unanimously. Cornejo, who has dressed Michelle many times, explained: "I’ve met Carla Bruni before, and there’s not much up there. [Michelle]'s actually doing things that are interesting. She’s not just arm candy." []