inauguration

Cutest Ever: Katy Perry Brought A Tiny Aretha Franklin Hat Replica To The Inauguration

Remember four years ago when Aretha Franklin wore a crazy grey church hat to the Obama inauguration? Wasn’t that great? Well, Katy Perry got to go to the inauguration this…

Julie Gerstein |

Thom Browne Is Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Fave — And Ours Too

We’ve long been a fan of quirky, sort of out-there American designer Thom Browne, so it’s pretty great to see him get pop culture recognition — on the presidential inauguration…

Julie Gerstein |

Myrlie Evers-Williams Is The First Woman To Deliver Presidential Inaugural Invocation

Myrlie Evers-Williams is the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers. Myrlie recounts meeting her husband and how he brought racial empowerment into her life. She also spoke about…

College Candy |

Here Is James Franco’s Blithering, Awful, Embarrassing Poem About Obama

After a brief respite, James Franco is back to being The Worst, today unleashing his new poem, “Obama in Asheville,” which was supposedly written for the president’s inauguration or something.

Julie Gerstein |

Martin Luther King, Jr.: “I Have A Dream”

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, readers! Hopefully you have the day off to (sleep in and) do some sort of public service, but regardless, here is the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

And The Obama Copycats Begin…

Michelle Obama’s two Inauguration Day outfits are already getting copied. Faviana, known for “reinterpreting” gowns worn by celebrities, drew up sketches immediately after Obama appeared on Tuesday. The knock-off of…

Catherine Strawn |

Quickies!: White House Sex, Aretha’s Inaugural Hat, Unabomber Role Play

A lot has gone on behind the closed doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., including a few love affairs and sex scandals. Check out how our presidents’ secret love lives shaped…

Annika Harris |

Inauguration Day Missed Connections

After the day’s festivities, which included dancing until the early morning hours, the president and first lady were probably too worn out to have sex last night, but that doesn’t…

Catherine Strawn |

Five Things You Should Know About Jason Wu

The name Jason Wu is hot on everyone’s lips right now, as it should be. The 26-year-old designed Michelle Obama’s inaugural ball gown and, let’s not forget, the shift dress…

Catherine Strawn |

How Michelle Obama’s Fashion Choices Reflect Her Husband’s Politics

Michelle Obama looked stunning at last night’s inaugural balls in a white one-shoulder full-length gown by 26-year-old Tapei-born, New York-based designer Jason Wu. But her choices might not only be…

Catherine Strawn |

What The Critics Are Saying About Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Fashions

At last! We finally know what Michelle Obama, our new First Lady, chose to wear on Inauguration Day. Starting the day in a sparkly “lemongrass” colored shift dress and matching…

Wendy Atterberry |

At Last: The Obama’s First Dance

Originally, I was a little bit mocking of the fact that Beyonce got the honor of singing the song for President and First Lady Obama’s first dance at…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The Moment You’ve All Been Waiting For: Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Night Gown

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama just made their first appearance of the night at the Neighborhood Ball. The President started off by saying, “First of all, how…

Catherine Strawn |

Show Your O-Face For Obama

If you didn’t make it to D.C. for any of the real inaugural balls, head to Dr. Suzy’s Speakeasy in LA on Jan. 24 for Dr. Susan Block’s Eros Day…

Catherine Strawn |

Poll: What Color Dress Will Michelle Obama Wear On Inauguration Night?

Michelle Obama is wearing a gold-infused yellow dress and coat set by Isabel Toledo for the Inauguration Day events, but what about Inauguration Night? Of course, we’re dying to know…

Catherine Strawn |

Make Your Own Obamicon

Paste Magazine has a genius way to help you celebrate Inauguration Day. Obamicon.Me allows you to create an image of your own inspired by Shephard Fairey’s iconic Obama posters. Not…

Catherine Strawn |
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