Street Style: Day 1 at the Republican National Convention

5 years ago

The style quotient was high inside and outside the Republican National Convention on Day 1. From reporters in stylish galoshes to delegates in tailored leather blazers, storm conditions didn’t dampen (pun intended) the style of GOP convention attendees.

Day 1 Trend: Lots of blue sheath dresses on women (interesting considering blue is usually associated with the Democratic Party) and high-end cowboy hats on men.

A delegate outside the convention.

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Reporter from Politico wearing a bright pink sheath.

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Lots of bright pink and splashes of color.

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A BET staffer shows the power of color on a dreary day.

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Blue, specifically turquoise, was a strong color choice for dresses -- here, on BlogHer Lindsay Ferrier of Suburban Turmoil and CafeMom Moms Matter 2012.

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NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell wearing a blue sheath and a pair of black quilted wellies.

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Two delegates showing their red, white, and blue pride.

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BlogHer contributing editor Erica Holloway showing party loyalty (and accessories).

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An alternate delegate from Wyoming looking dapper in leather blazer and cowboy hat.

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Another blue sheath -- fashion statement or political statement?

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Delegate from Wyoming making a strong statement in a brown leather vest.

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Q: What do you think matters most to women this election? A (woman on left): “Women want choice and....comfortable shoes.”

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