ICYMI: Michelle Obama’s SOTU Dress Sold Out Immediately

Plus: High-fashion spacesuits are coming for astronauts! (This is not a joke.)

Michelle Obama Dress

The journey from runway to history. | Narcisco Rodriguez, screenshot/WhiteHouse.gov, Neiman Marcus.

In between your Powerballing (sorry you didn’t win), wallowing in sadness over the loss of David Bowie and Severus Snape (insert crying frown face emoji here), and debating the Eagles’s latest hire, here are some of the wildly fascinating, inspiring and just plain helpful stories you might have missed and should probably read right this second. Go!

Those lip balms that look like golf balls have given lots of people scary-looking rashes.
And they also sometimes grow mold! Ew. You’ll probably want to ditch yours for now. We rounded up 10 beauty-editor-approved  lip balms that really, really work. [Shoppist]

Our fitness editor dished on her favorite item ever from Lululemon.
And, no, it’s not yoga pants. [Be Well Philly]

The dress Michelle Obama wore to the SOTU sold out before the prez had even finished speaking.
The color of the Narcisco Rodriguez sheath was hotly debated (marigold? mustard?), but that didn’t stop people swarming Neimanmarcus.com to buy it. It sold out completely at its sale price of $628 before the president had finished his address. [NBC News

We begged for 15 trends to die.
In this rather grumpy roundup of 2015 trends that we’re hoping finally bite the dust. [Shoppist]

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are working on a shoe collection.
The twins’ luxe RTW company, The Row, will begin offering footwear – expect low-key but ultra-posh mules and loafers – in May. Start saving now. [The Zoe Report]

Astronauts will soon be wearing high-fashion space suits!
Virgin Galactic has tapped Y-3 (the collab between Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto and Adidas) to design apparel and flight suits for its pilots and future astronauts. Get a sneak peek at the designs below. Hey, if there’s a possibility you might run into alternate life forms on another planet, better meet them looking stylish. [Fashionista]