Day: January 26, 2009

This would be an example of a fascinating “doomed romance,” the ill-fated love of one Tracy and Eddie: the marriage that never happened (despite the dress).It’s time! Valentines Day is almost upon us. Personally, The Snob has never had a Valentines Day worth shouting about her enitre life. (I’m more of a romantic tragi-comedy person.) But that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy trading my stories of love unrequited with reader’s stories of love lost, gained and thank God I got rid of it.

In the spirit of “Doomed Romance,” my 2008 series on love gone terribly, terribly wrong, I’m looking for more tales of love gone both wrong and right and  … well, can we still be friends? The best, funniest, saddest, sweetest, heart-aching-est, most fascinating stories will get run in a pre-Valentines Day love blog bash in February.

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And The Snob says, welcome to the next four years of ‘Nothing Is Good Enough!’

Amnau Eele, co-founder of the Black Artists Association, told fashion industry publication Women’s Wear Daily she plans to “file a formal appeal” with Michelle Obama’s office about the lack of a black designer.

“It’s fine and good if you want to be all ‘Kumbaya’ and ‘We are the World’ by representing all different countries,” Eele is quoted as saying at, the magazine’s Web site. “But if you are going to have Isabel Toledo do the inauguration dress, and Jason Wu do the evening gown, why not have Kevan Hall, B Michael, Stephen Burrows or any of the other black designers do something, too?”

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