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Michelle Obama took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention in a sleek turquoise sheath by Chicago favorite Maria Pinto, while Cindy McCain spoke at the Republican convention in a trim turquoise suit.
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Both women created major buzz with these convention styles. Obama eschewed a suit for a bold floral Thakoon dress for her husband’s address, while McCain brightened up the stage alongside Laura Bush in goldenrod Oscar de la Renta.
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Both Obama (in J.Crew) and McCain chose sunny shades of yellow for their separate visits to Jay Leno’s couch on The Tonight Show.
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Obama donned a flowing Isabel Toledo and Tom Binns necklace for an N.Y.C. fund-raiser, while McCain was elegant in a sweetheart navy blue gown and signature pearls at a charity dinner.
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Call it rally red! Obama celebrated the Super Tuesday results with husband Barack in a sheath dress and matching crimson jacket, while McCain pumped up the crowd in Pennsylvania in a classic single-breasted suit.
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Obama spent the Fourth of July meeting supporters in Montana in a plaid Gap sundress, while McCain opted for a crochet shrug and intricate necklace for a rally in Michigan.
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Obama spoke at a rally in Washington, D.C., in a striped Narciso Rodriguez dress and jacket, while McCain played up her blonde hair and tan in a perfectly tailored camel pantsuit at a Pennsylvania rally.
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For the final presidential debate, Obama chose a slim purple sheath and bold necklace, while McCain stuck to her favored suit color: a bold red.