Leading up to the premiere of the Sex and the City movie, our in-boxes were battered with a barrage of e-mails from fashion companies eager to capitalize on the highly anticipated event. Suddenly every dress was something Carrie would wear! Every bangle would make us look just like Samantha! It turns out the presidential election is the new Sex and the City movie. With the big event two weeks from tomorrow, fashion companies are cranking out the election-inspired apparel and accessories with gusto. Even Joe the Plumber has a T-shirt! And a lot of this stuff isn't cute or cheap, not to mention the fact that in fifteen days it will be so out of style. See a sampling of election apparel in the slideshow.
These Electionflops "let you vote - with your feet!" For $30, you can make puns just by putting on shoes.
TOMS' "Vote" shoes allow undecided voters to express their election enthusiasm. They'd also look smashing with a bathrobe.
You could buy a $5 bangle on the street and a paint pen and make your own Obama bracelet. Or you could spend $100 on one of these by BYLU.
These tees by Turchin Love & Light cost $90 each. Their press release boasts, "No matter where your loyalties lie, you're spreading the right message." A shiny gold one at that.
These stacked rings by Hidalgo are, um, fetching, aren't they? Surely you'd have no trouble shelling out $1,350 for the Obama or Palin rings. And then $1,100 to $1,260 for each of the smaller gold-and-diamond guards for the full flashy effect. After all, don't you want to literally ring in the election?
If name rings aren't your thing, these animal rings, also by Hidalgo, scream taste, don't they? The donkey and elephant rings are $1,100 each, while the red-enamel stackers are $473 each.
That's right, you can get a T-shirt with this pretty image on it. Great conversation starter for your next block party.
Okay, we actually don't mind this Kidrobot T-shirt. Except we normally don't spend $40 on workout tops.
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