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Quote Of The Day: Barack Gets Personal About Michelle

“Sometimes, when we’re lying together, I look at her and I feel dizzy with the realization that here is another distinct person from me, who has memories, origins, thoughts, feelings that are different from my own. That tension between familiarity and mystery meshes something strong between us.” – Barack Obama on his wife Michelle, in

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 11, 2009

In Case Michelle Obama Still Hasn’t Found The Perfect Inauguration Night Dress…

Only 13 more days until Inauguration Day, and the fashion world is still in a tizzy about what Michelle Obama should wear. Style.com asked previous CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund designers to offer their suggestions since Obama has worn dresses by past Fashion Fund participants Thakoon and Jason Wu. Above, from left, Michelle’s Inauguration Night gown according…

Catherine Strawn / January 7, 2009

Ann Coulter Hates On New First Lady’s Sense Of Style

Nobody can pry that glass of haterade from conservative pinup Ann Coulter’s hands, it seems. In her new book, Guilty: Liberal “Victims” and Their Assault on America, Coulter rips into incoming First Lady Michelle Obama for her sense of style. Decrying Mrs. Obama as a wannabe Jackie O., the right-wing mouthpiece writes: “Her obvious imitatio…

Susannah Breslin / January 6, 2009

When Michelle Met Barack…

Embedded video from CNN Video

Best first date ever? Possibly!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 4, 2009

Crave: Thakoon For Target Shibori Woven Dress

We’re not completely sure why Target decided to put out a “resort” line of summery clothes in the middle of winter. Did they do it to torment those of us currently dealing with snow and ice, or something? Luckily, there’s at least one piece in the Thakoon collection that you can wear right now, whether…

Catherine Strawn / December 30, 2008

8 Ways President Obama Will Improve Your Sex Life

We got a glimpse last week of President-elect Barack Obama out of his suit and tie — totally shirtless. And it was a wonderful sight. Women everywhere, especially in The Frisky’s office, gawked at his chiseled pecs and toned body. And men took notice too, thinking, “If Obama has the time to workout, then I…

Annika Harris / December 29, 2008

Quick Pic: Barack & Michelle Obama Bid His Grandmother Farewell

The Obama family gathered to scatter the ashes of his maternal grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, who died at age 86 just a few days before his historic Presidential victory. [Oahu, Hawaii, 12/23/08]…

The Frisky / December 24, 2008

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…

Catherine Strawn / December 16, 2008

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…

Annika Harris / December 6, 2008

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…

Catherine Strawn / December 3, 2008

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…

Catherine Strawn / November 12, 2008

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…

Catherine Strawn / November 10, 2008

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…

Annika Harris / November 9, 2008

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.”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 6, 2008

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 fashio…

Catherine Strawn / November 6, 2008

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’…

Catherine Strawn / November 5, 2008

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…

Catherine Strawn / November 5, 2008

Quick Pic: Say Hello To Your New President & First Lady, America

President-Elect Barack Obama and his wife Michelle share a smooch at his victory rally in Chicago last night, after his historic win. [Chicago, IL, 11/4/08]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 5, 2008

Best of The Frisky: Election 2008

We’re pretty sure that you’re looking at your clock right now, impatiently waiting for the polls to close and the vote tallies to start coming in. But you still have a few more hours to kill, so why not fill that time by taking a look back at everything that happened leading up to today?

Catherine Strawn / November 4, 2008

Quick Pic: Who Are We Voting For Again?

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and his wife Michelle cast their votes this morning in Chicago, Illinois. Of course, it’s a secret ballot, so we have no idea who they’d like to be president.

Catherine Strawn / November 4, 2008
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