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Fashion, politics make strange bedfellows during presidential election season

CLEVELAND - Republican politics hasn't been the only elephant in the room this week at the party's national convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. There have been fashions (including elephant-adorned garb) that, while being far from the focus of the week's events, were hard to miss.

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Loving Theresa May's shoes

Power dressing may be getting a new bounce thanks to Theresa May, who wore her signature kitten-heel, leopard-print shoes Wednesday, her first day as prime minister of the United Kingdom.

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Models rock runway in clothes, accessories made out of condoms

Designers used condoms to create fashion for a runway event in Charlotte, NC called Condom Couture. Each designer was given at least 1,000 non-lubricated condoms, and designs range from ballgowns to bathing suits to jewelry. The event, seen here in timelapsed video, ended with an auction of the couture with proceeds going to Planned Parenthood.

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Models rock runway in clothes, accessories made out of condoms

Designers used condoms to create fashion for a runway event in Charlotte, NC called Condom Couture. Each designer was given at least 1,000 non-lubricated condoms, and designs range from ballgowns to bathing suits to jewelry. The event, seen here in timelapsed video, ended with an auction of the couture with proceeds going to Planned Parenthood.
Mark Hames mhames@charlotteobserver.com
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