More Political Fashion. Bush and McCain Wear De La Renta.

September 3, 2008 • Celebrity Style

We predicted Cindy McCain would keep it classic for her appearance at the RNC, after Michelle Obama made a stir with her Thakoon floral dress at the DNC two weeks ago. As we imagined, the potential future First Lady wore a classically cut Oscar de la Renta number but ventured forth from the usual hues (red, white, and blue) and wore mustard. Current First Lady Laura Bush also wore de la Renta, in white, as she joined McCain onstage to encourage support for the victims of Hurricane Gustav. Whether you like her husband’s politics or not, Laura Bush is an undeniably likeable woman, so maybe McCain is onto something by patterning herself after Laura… Time will tell!


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It does look like "the hockey mom" shares Cindy’s penchant for sparkly pins… and you know what? We like a little flair.

Source: WWD

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