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What Should Barack Obama Wear To The Inaugural Ball?

We’ve already seen major designers’ sketches showing what they think Michelle Obama should wear to the Inaugural Ball, but we can’t forget the man of the hour and his wardrobe choices, now can we? WWD asked a handful of menswear designers for Inauguration Day and Night outfits for Barack Obama, who will certainly look dapper in whatever he chooses — after all, he’s been on more magazine covers than most supermodels. Above, a few of our favorite options. [WWD]

1. Marc Jacobs
2. Kenneth Cole
3. Sean John
4. Dsquared
5. Turnbull and Asser
6. Duckie Brown Keep reading »

Poll: Which Gown Should Michelle Obama Rock To The Inauguration Ball?

Women’s Wear Daily commissioned dozens of designers to sketch gowns for Michelle Obama to wear to the Inauguration Ball on Jan. 20. Every designer is dying to dress this budding style icon, but some of the proposed gowns were downright fugly. So we culled our top 10 picks and decided to leave the decision to the people. This is a democracy, after all. Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Homeless NeNe, Michelle Obama’s Inauguration Night Gown, And Marriage Check-Ups

  • “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe was evicted for not paying her rent. In an email statement to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, NeNe said, “It’s none of your business.” Maybe Kim will take her in? [Dlisted]
  • What will Michelle Obama wear to the inaugural ball in January? Some 35 designers, including Isaac Mizrahi, Carolina Herrera, Betsey Johnson, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, and Marc Jacobs, sketched their ideas for the future first lady. [WWD]
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    The Daily Squeeze: Purse Saves Life, Michelle Obama’s Earrings, And Friendly Women

  • A giant, overstuffed purse saved a 22 year old’s life. When an unknown assailant fired a shot at her, a calculator, umbrella, and a small case helped stop the bullet. [Lemondrop]
  • In a study of British men and women, condom use was particularly low among those in their 30s and 40s and in partnerships where there is an age difference of five or more years. [EurekAlert]
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    The Daily Squeeze: Nicole Kidman As A Transsexual, Irritating English Phrases, And The First Date

  • Nicole Kidman is set to play a transsexual married to Charlize Theron in the upcoming movie “The Danish Girl.” That’s one good-looking couple. [MarieClaire.co.uk]
  • A group of Oxford researchers have compiled a list of the top 10 irritating expressions in the English language. “At the end of the day” tops the list. [Cityfile]
  • Barack and Michelle Obama went on a date! [Huffington Post]
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    Do Or Don’t: Asking Permission Before First Kiss

    Earlier this week, we found out that President-elect Barack Obama and Michelle Obama shared their first kiss over Baskin-Robbins ice cream and he actually asked permission before leaning in. This got me thinking about my past first kisses. Like Barack (yeah, we’re on a first name basis.), my current boyfriend asked permission before he kissed me. It was our third date and I thought, “Can’t he pick up the signals that I’m dying to kiss him?” Heck, I was ready to kiss him on the first date, but he was a gentleman and waited an appropriate amount of time before things got physical. What do YOU think about asking permission before a first kiss? Keep reading »

    More Proof That The Obamas Are The Cutest Couple In All Of Cuteland

    A friend sent me this video, of the President-Elect and the soon-to-be First Lady, doing a little happy dance together behind the scenes at one of his rallies, not knowing a camera was capturing the moment. At the end you can see Barack mouth in his Michelle’s ear, “I love you so much.” My friend wrote: “She’s a big cheerleader of his and keeps him in line at the same time…men flourish around that behavior. Behind every good man is an extraordinary woman. How can you watch that and ever, ever settle?” To which I thought, “Damn straight.” Keep reading »

    The Dress Debate: What People Are Saying About Michelle Obama’s Election Night Outfit

    Yesterday, you guys had a lot to say about the Narciso Rodriguez dress Michelle Obama wore on election night. And you weren’t the only ones. Everyone is voicing their views on whether the dress made a good statement, or a horrible, ill-fitting one. Currently, a People.com poll has 65 percent saying they hated Michelle’s fashion choice, and an Us Weekly poll found that 79.6 percent didn’t like her dress. Perhaps Michelle’s fashion choices will help Americans take more fashion risks over the next four years? Keep reading… Keep reading »

    The President-Elect And The Future First Lady’s Relationship, From The Beginning

    Come January 20, the White House will have some new residents. The highly attractive Obamas look like the cutest, most well-balanced couple ever, but it wasn’t always that way. Even this seemingly perfect couple had some hard times. Below, a run-down of Barck and Michelle’s relationship. We hope their PDAs won’t stop now that he’s been elected. Keep reading »

    The Daily Squeeze: Michelle Obama’s Election Day Dress, The Lob, And Target’s New Designer

  • The dress Michelle Obama wore last night was from Narciso Rodriguez’s Spring 2009 collection (see look #39). Personally, I think Michelle should have braved the cold and gone sans cardigan — it sort of ruined the dress’s lines — but she still looked lovely! [WSJ]
  • The eighth annual World Toilet Summit and Expo began yesterday in Macau. For three days, promoting clean toilets and improving hygiene standards in developing countries will be discussed. [LiveScience]
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