Trend Of 2008: Obama Accessories (SLIDESHOW)

01/31/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Huffington Post

There was a time when campaign paraphernalia was simply t-shirts, buttons, and bumper stickers. But in 2008, as Obama's momentum grew, so did new means for expressing it. Even after the election, the nation was so collectively giddy that Obamaniacs (and their new converts) continued to wear their presidential pride.

But buyer beware: this is going to look a little weird after the inauguration, when he really is our president. So along with 2008, it's time to bid farewell to Obama Outfits. It was fun while it lasted.

Trend Of The Year: Obama As Accessory