Finally: High-End Obama Couture

Guy Benson

1/12/2012 6:28:00 PM - Guy Benson

At last, uber-chic Obama iconography for the one-percenter in your life.  This is not satire:
 

Forget those pedestrian campaign t-shirts, buttons and bumper stickers.  The Obama Campaign has officially gone upscale and chic in an effort to help re-elect the president in 2012.  Their new “Runway to Win” line of  designer campaign swag is now for sale in the campaign’s online store, featuring colorful  $85 tote bags by big name designers Vera Wang and  Diane Von Furstenberg and a $75 version by fashion favorite Tory Burch. Looking for a t-shirt?  Stars Marc Jacobs, Beyonce, Sean Combs and Jason Wu — who designed Michelle Obama’s inaugural gown — have each contributed a design.  [T-shirts] range in price from $45 to $55 apiece. The priciest of the 13 items listed online is a $95 for a Thakoon-designed silk scarf.


Here's the full roster of high fashion clique cool kids who've decided to politicize their brands in the name of re-electing a man who wants to burden them with more confiscatory tax rates.  Note these names well, conservative fashionistas:
 

Tory Burch, Marc Jacobs, Beyonce & Tina Knowles, Derek Lam, Jack McCollough & Lazaro Hernandez, Tracy Reese, Narcisco Rodriguez, Rachel Roy, Thakoon Panichgul, Grace Tsao-Wu & Laura Kofoid, Diane Von Furstenberg, Marcus Wainwright & David Neville, Jason Wu, Altuzarra, Richard Blanch, Eddie Borgo, Georgina Chapman & Keren Craig, Sean Combs, Prabal Gurung, Monique Pean, Russell Simmons and Vera Wang.


You, too, can sample the glitterati lifestyle by procuring this Marc Jacobs t-shirt for the reasonable price of $45:
 


Ooh, how Eurofabulous.  I prefer some of these looks, personally.