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The fashion world has been incredibly enthusiastic about Obama from the beginning, and their excitement has only increased as Inauguration Day approaches. (Hey, some people think Michelle can save the fashion industry). Today, WWD revealed that ten big name designers (including DVF, Zac Posen and Alexander Wang) have designed pieces to commemorate the event. Merchandise—tees, tote bags, a scarf—is available online now, priced at less than $100 an item. This probably won't be the end of it: We're sure that designers will keep releasing Obama-themed items, at least as long as they're selling. Get your $45 limited-edition Zac Posen burnout tee now, before supplies run out!
· Runway to Change [Official 2009 Presidential Inauguration Store]
· Designers Create Inaugural Items [WWD, sub req]