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    Fab Or Drab At The Republican National Convention

    I've been walking around the RNC for the past few days checking out all the hot fashion looks! Check 'em out!

    FAB: These ladies from Texas

    Love how they totally own the "Texas look." I know denim skirts get a bad rap, these ladies are totally owning it. Fab!

    Drab: This guy who carried a giant metal sign around the arena in circles

    A giant metal sign is not a proper accessory!!!


    I mean... how could I not fab these.

    DRAB: Beanie Baby hat lady

    You can't just attach a Beanie Baby to your hat!! That is not a thing!! (I do like the bird, though.)

    FAB: THIS lady who wore a Beanie Baby on her head

    Now THIS is how you wear a Beanie Baby on a hat!

    FAB: Bear hat Evangelical lady

    She has a bear... on her hat. 'Nough said. Mega fab.

    Drab: Raging Granny with a giant metal spoon

    I don't get it.

    FAB: This couple wearing matching yellow suits

    Yellow suits! Love how he totally doesn't give a care about wearing sneakers with it. Bold look for a bold dude. Also, they're a totally fab couple. I LOVE COUPLE COSTUMES!

    DRAB: This blue blazer

    BLUE? Really???? It's the RNC. At the RNC you wear red. End of story. Bye.

    FAB: Fringe lady

    Love fringe. It's really in in Spain right now.

    DRAB: The delegates from Colorado

    Colorado, I wanted to love you. I really did. I just wanted some more originality. You're not Texas!

    FAB: Abe Lincoln

    He's Abe Lincoln. Totally legendary, he's like the inventor of fab.

    FAB: Montana

    Montana delegates had these awesome denim vests. Prints are in this season, so this is, too. Also, I think denim vests are an underutilized fashion medium.

    FAB: Feather hats

    Simple fab elegance.

    DRAB: This sweater/shirt

    Too confusing for me. Ain't nobody got time for (reading) that!

    FAB: These blinged-out sunglasses with matching earring bling

    Bling is SUPER, BEYOND in at the RNC this year. I absolutely adore the detail on these glasses. Mega fab.

    DRAB: Mitt Romney trucker hats

    A lot of people were wearing these trucker hats on the floor. Derrr-ab.

    FAB: Kansas basketball guy

    Very sporty.

    FAB: The Wicked Witch

    Very cinematic.

    FAB: Gold elephant belt lady

    I love elephant belts. I also love American prints. Werk, Elephant Belt Lady!

    FAB: Fighter planes and American flag shirt guy

    Very fun. Fab and fresh (F&F). But seriously, this is awesome.

    FAB: American flag cowboy boots

    Another unconventional choice that totally blew my mind. FAB FAB FAB.

    FAB: Vagina lady

    Realistic-ish. Also daring.

    DRAB: California

    A pin. That's it. That's all that distinguished California from the other delegates. More effort, please!

    FAB: This lady from Hawaii whose lei lit up

    Hawaii wore Hawaiian shirts. Typical, but fab. Hawaiian print is in in Europe or something.

    AND her lei lit up. I love a little pizzazz

    FAB: The ladies of North Dakota

    Love the simple black shirt with the fab rhinestones. Not too flashy, yet not too boring. Faaaab.

    DRAB: New Mexico

    New Mexico had teal polos. Points for having a matching theme, but I just can't fab a polo! I do like that color, though.

    FAB: This elephant stuffed animal

    Great use of accessories.

    FRAB: (Hidden) tiny hat lady

    Frab = fab + drab combined.

    Okay, so if you know my fashion sense, then you know how much I love tiny hats. Always fab. So, I wanted to mega fab this, but I can't. Get the feathers out of the way, lady. I want to see your little hat!

    FAB: West Virginia American flag suspenders guy

    All the delegate from West Virginia wore hard hats. This guy totally stood out and demanded attention with his American flag suspenders. FAB.

    DRAB: Liberal occupy couple

    Too forward for my liking. I would also like a sparkle or two.

    FAB: Tea bag fuzzy pink cowboy hat lady

    Yes, I know what you're thinking right now: "Tea bags are so 2010." And yes they are, BUT, I've never seen them attached to a fuzzy pink cowboy hat.

    FAB: This lady's sweater/earrings combo

    Simple homemaker chic. Really fab.

    Drab: Guy who thinks it's the 1920s

    It's not the 1920s.

    FAB: Shirley Wiseman's bag

    LOVE the simple elephant detail. If you're not going the FUCK YEAH AMERICA route, this is a perfect look.

    FRAB: Oklahoma

    This is what most of the delegates from Oklahoma wore.

    And I know it totally violates my blue rule... but I just can't fall in love with that patch. Patches are in. FRAB.

    FAB: This dude from American Samoa

    Love the "traditional" aspect of his outfit. Also daring.

    FAB: Marijuana beanie man

    An excellent example of how to "wear your cause." We know exactly what's up. F-A-B.

    FAB: Ron Paul dog

    Definitely the best dressed canine at the RNC. Love the subtly of his Ron Paul support. A+.

    FAB: Elephant belt lady #2

    Another elephant belt! Yes! LOVE this design. It's like a classy version of human centipede with elephants. Dare I say daring?!

    DRAB: The gogo boys at the GOProud party

    I understand it's a party for gay Republicans so it was conservative, but GIVE ME A BREAK. There is entirely not enough skin showing. Also, those jeans. Drab drab drab.

    FAB: This lady's big toe.


    DRAB: Jester hats

    I might have liked this more in the Medieval Times. Drab.

    FAB: Beer hat dude

    To be totally honest I don't get it, but I do love fashion risks. This was most daring/original hat choice at the convention.

    FAB: Sequined vest lady

    Yes! Finally! This is what fab is all about. Sequins, baby!

    DRAB: The RNC 2012 visors

    I know we're in Florida, buuuut it's a visor. You're not supposed to wear these! BEYOND drab.

    All photos by Matt Stopera. By the way, I know absolutely nothing about fashion. Sorry!