Palin wore a $200 Elie Tahari jacket to the vice presidential debate; no word on how much Joe Biden’s suit cost.
The last word on the Palin wardrobe
October 23, 2008 – 10:55am
By CLIFFORD PUGH
Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle
Is it sexist to be talking so much about Sarah Palin’s wardrobe?? I don’t think so.
This never would have come up it if the Republican National Committee hadn’t spent $150,000 to makeover Palin and her family since her surprise vp pick in late August. (Wardrobes worn by the McCains, Obamas and Bidens haven’t been paid for by campaign funds, according to reporting records.)
What has suprised me — and a lot of people — is how unremarkable Palin’s wardrobe has looked, given how much was spent.
“She could have the same effect for 10 grand. It’s just not that complicated,” said Houston image consultant