See Which Fashion Folks Donated to Mitt Romney’s Campaign

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HARTFORD, CT - APRIL 11:  Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks to supporters on April 11, 2012 in Hartford, Connecticut. Romney spoke at Alpha Graphics in Hartford and will later attend a small business town hall meeting in Warwick, Rhode Island. With Rick Santorum, Romney's chief rival for the Republican nomination, out of the race, the former Massachusetts governor is now the presumptive Republican nominee.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Photo: Spencer Platt/2012 Getty Images

It's no secret that the fashion industry falls all over itself for President Obama — the Anna Wintour co-hosted dinners in Harvey Weinstein's basement, the bundling (oh, the bundling!), and most recently, the DVF–, Rachel Roy–, and Vera Wang–supported (among many others) fund-raising initiative, Runway to Win. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, who pulled together the numbers for WWD, "mass retail and apparel brand executives and employees gave a total of $435,160" since January 2011, with 53.9 percent going to Obama; that's $234,600 from the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, and Michael Kors.

Mitt Romney hasn't come home empty-handed, however, making $137,126 off of fashion folk. Explained Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics:

To the degree we are talking about New York City celebrity designers versus corporations that have primarily developed multifaceted retail empires, I think it is logical to see a more conservative approach with a focus on economic interests [in favor of Romney] as opposed to social issues driving their politics. Of course, you can't ignore the role that gay rights advocates play from within the industry, which takes a much different view of the Obama camp than the Romney campaign.

Mittens' staffers will be sending thank-you notes to Emanuel Chirico, chairman and chief executive officer of PVH Corp., who contributed $2,500; Paul Marciano, CEO of Guess, Inc. and regular courtroom guest, who contributed $2,500; and Ed Emma, president and COO of Jockey International, who contributed $450. That's only seventeen two-packs of Jockey Pouch Big Man Briefs. And we'll take a thank-you note for providing you with that mental image.