What a great month its been for Italian Americans and the new White House. Not only has the President elect chosen many prominent Italian Americans for his cabinet positions, but now Michelle Obama is getting in on the Italian American appointments as well. It appears Michelle Obama has chosen a dress design from Italian American designer, Maria Pinto for her inaugural gown. Maria Pinto has been named for several other outfits that the soon to be first lady has been seen in. Stay tuned as we see what Michelle Obama wears for the inaugural ball. Good Luck Maria!