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  • The Obama campaign is marshalling the full power of the fashion industry to get ahead: A long list of designers—definitely including Derek Lam, Isaac Mizrahi, Tracy Reese, and Diane von Furstenberg and possibly including Beyoncé, Russell Simmons, and Vera Wang—will be creating official merchandise like totes and t-shirts. [WaPo]
  • With T magazine's handy crib sheet, you need never again display ignorance of different countries' Vogue editors! [NYT]
  • Converse for John Varvatos's fall campaign features Daisy Lowe shot by Ryan McGinley in now-closed Florent. [WWD]
  • Hot-in-the-early-'90s designer Christian Francis Roth is staging a comeback with a backer from Hong Kong, and will show at Fashion Week next month. [WSJ]
  • Louis Vuitton's Fifth Avenue flagship has an edgy window display of a broken glass case and security laser beams. Not surprisingly, the police took it seriously enough to investigate. [WWD]