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Entries by Anya Strzemien from 03/2009

New Trend: Hair You Can Wear

Posted 03.01.2009 | Style

Jezebel turned us on (or turned us off as the case may be) to the story of Ioana Cioanca, the 71-year-old Romanian who cut off the tresses she'd been ...

NYT Reporter Wears Snuggie On The Streets

Posted 03.01.2009 | Style

But there is one aspect of Snuggie that has been little explored: its use in public. In the television commercial, the Snuggie is featured mostly indo...

Michelle Obama's Flats: Comfort Never Looked So Cool (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 03.02.2009 | Style

Much has been made of Michelle Obama's fashion, hairstyles, brooches, and even her arms. But her other signature item is often overlooked: the fla...

Cocktails, Cookies, And Conga Lines: Partying At The White House

Posted 03.02.2009 | Style

WASHINGTON — The White House is the place to be on Wednesdays. Since the presidency changed hands less than six weeks ago, a burst of entertain...

Wealthy Now Willing To Spend Money To Look Thrifty

Posted 03.02.2009 | Style

Ms. Baum's lease on the Rolls runs until 2010, and it's airtight. So she's contemplating trying to cut a deal with the company that leases the car or ...

$1,500 Ripped Jeans Defy Recession, Sell Briskly

Posted 03.02.2009 | Style

On Thursday, Christophe Decarnin stages his fall 2009 show for Balmain. Attending a Balmain show couldn't be a more ironic activity in These Times, si...

Silver Foxes In Politics: Kathleen Sebelius Leads The Pack (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 03.03.2009 | Style

Among Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius' many accomplishments is her bold and refreshing decision to keep her hair gray. Some might even say that Sebe...

Alaska Sen. Mark Begich Discusses 3,370-Mile Commute, Shares Airport Travel Tips

Posted 03.03.2009 | Style

Begich generally travels with a couple of copies of business or current affairs magazines. On this latest trip, he had an issue of BusinessWeek in tow...

Jack Cafferty: I Have A Crush On Michelle Obama

Posted 03.03.2009 | Style

I think I am developing a crush on America's first lady. Michelle Obama is more compelling than her husband. He's good, but she's utterly fascinating....

Text Stalking Becomes Pervasive Problem

Posted 03.03.2009 | Style

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The college student had endured months of online and cell phone harassment from her ex-boyfriend. She ignored the barrage of e-m...

Robert Gibbs Honors Gordon Brown With Purple Tie

Posted 03.03.2009 | Style

Okay, so it hasn't been confirmed, but we do find it rather interesting that Press Secretary Robert Gibbs chose today of all days to trade in his usua...

Michelle Obama Wears Lots Of Layers To Arlington Cemetery (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 03.03.2009 | Style

*Scroll down for photos and poll* WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday observed women's history month by touring a memorial for wo...

Who's The White House's Hottest? (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Posted 03.04.2009 | Style

And the winner is Reggie Love! Scroll down for full results. Nearly 10,000 of you put the question "Who's The Hottest Congressional Freshman?" to res...

Princess Anne Visits Gibraltar In Snazzy Get-Up (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.04.2009 | Style

Britain's Princess Anne Wednesday arrived in Gibraltar on a three-day official visit that has sparked complaints from Spain which contests London's r...

Obamas Host White House Dinner For 200 Guests (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.04.2009 | Style

*Scroll down for photos* WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said he wants Democrats and Republicans to realize they share many interests, an a...

Michelle Obama Wears Pant Suit, Flats To Wednesday Night Dinner (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.04.2009 | Style

The Obamas held their largest Wednesday night event to date at the White House, this week hosting a dinner for 200 guests. Among them were Congressio...

Sarah Palin's $180K Wardrobe Still At Large: Report

Posted 03.05.2009 | Style

Where is Sarah Palin's $180,000 wardrobe? Six months after the RNC footed the bill for the infamous Sarah Palin shopping spree, that question still g...

Prince Charles Named World's Best-Dressed Man, Obama Comes In Fourth (POLL, PHOTOS)

Posted 03.05.2009 | Style

Update: American Esquire's fashion director, Nick Sullivan, defends the decision made by his colleagues across the pond, but questions how Barack Obam...

Michelle Obama Pretty In Pink Cardigan And Lipstick While Serving Lunch At Soup Kitchen (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.05.2009 | Style

Update 3/9: From WWD: Isaac Mizrahi's first Liz Claiborne collection just hit stores and, on Thursday, she was spotted wearing a white ruffle Liz ...

Dressy Jacqueline Kennedy: A Retrospective (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 03.06.2009 | Style

The Obamas have done quite a bit of socializing since they moved to Washington in January, so let's take a look back at the First Couple who started t...

Michelle Obama's Prom Dress And Prom Date Revealed! (PHOTO)

Posted 03.06.2009 | Style

Mr Upchurch, 47, now a divorced father-of-three who lives in Colorado Springs and works as a customer service representative, said he had "pretty much...

Barbie's Malibu Dream House Created On Human Scale In California (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.06.2009 | Style

MALIBU, Calif. — Barbie's Malibu Dream House is coming true. On the eve of her 50th birthday, interior decorator Jonathan Adler has decked out ...

Hillary Clinton To "Ration" Belgium Visits Due To Chocolate

Posted 03.06.2009 | Style

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted during a visit to Brussels on Friday that she has a weakness for Belgian chocolates. From AFP: "They're ...

Obamas Attend Parent-Teacher Conference For Sasha

Posted 03.06.2009 | Politics

BETHESDA, Md. — He may be the president, but he's still a dad. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama took a break from a busy Fr...

Presidents Gone Gray! (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 03.07.2009 | Style

On Wednesday the New York Times reported that only 44 days into the presidency, Barack Obama is already going gray. "I started noticing it toward the...