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Ann Romney: Closet Shopper

Shopping one's closet instead of stores is a celebrated, frugal pasttime of Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton and now, Ann Romney.

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On October 21, Ann wore one of her favorite dresses, this red zip-front sheath by her favorite designer Alfred Fiandaca.

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The Romneys attend church in Boca Raton, FL ahead of the final debate Monday night.

She previously wore it on October 6.

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At a campaign rally in Apopka, FL. Repeating outfits is not only a practiced condoned by the fashion press worldwide, but most importantly, serial outfit repeater Anna Wintour, who once said, "I think it's always fun to have something new, but it doesn't mean that everything you already have in your closet has to be thrown out, you know? Recycle."


And this dress? Is ten years old.

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She last wore it when Mitt was governor of Massachusetts. Rather than buy something new for the annual Alfred E. Smith dinner, she dove into her closet and "shopped" for this vintage gown by critically acclaimed designer Shawn Ray Fons, whose label has been dissolved.

So Ann may own Oscar de la Renta dresses but she also has a frugal side.