Arguably the most important election of our generation so far is upon us. As we continue to grapple with the global coronavirus pandemic and systemic racial injustice, among many other issues, Nov. 3 is a crucial date for us to fulfill our civic duty of voting.
A few weeks ago at the Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama gave her speech with a gold chain necklace that read, V-O-T-E in letter charms. Earlier this week, Dr. Jill Biden, after voting in the Delaware primary at the state capitol building, stepped out in a pair of fall boots with VOTE on them. These are just a few examples of voluminous voting merchandise available to shop and proudly wear prior to the 2020 election.
If you want to show your pride as a voter, spread awareness and encourage family, friends and your community to vote this year, consider this option: wearing statement-making vote clothing and accessories. Some of our favorite brands have teamed up with voting outreach organizations like When We All Vote, Rock the Vote, Headcount.org and I Am a Voter on special pieces.
Joe and Jill Biden leaving the state building in Wilmington, Delaware after voting in the Delaware primaries.
So for election 2020, cast your vote and wear it well by selecting items below. Be sure to check our 2020 voting guide on what you need to know about registering, important dates, mail-in ballots and more.
Shop ET Style’s top picks of vote merch ahead, from Michelle Obama’s vote necklace to Jill Biden’s VOTE boots to an embroidered vote shirt by Lingua Franca.
Michelle Obama recently rocked this Vote Necklace from jewelry brand ByChari during her speech at the virtual Democratic National Convention. The necklace, which quickly went viral, is available in 14k yellow, rose or white gold in three different chain lengths (16″, 18″ or 20″) and letter options (small, large or diamond).
After just voting in the Delaware’s primaries, Jill and Joe Biden walked out of their polling place and Jill Biden was seen wearing a pair of “Vote” boots. With a little research, we found out that this was not a custom pair of boots but Stuart Weitzman’s The 5050 Vote Boot.
Rebecca Minkoff partnered with Vote Run Lead to make this tee. For every Limited Edition T-shirt sold, Rebecca Minkoff will make a donation to Vote Run Lead, a non-profit organization that empowers and trains Women to run for office. Connect with Vote Run Lead @VoteRunLead, www.voterunlead.org
This limited edition Staud Tommy Bag is available to get the word VOTE monogrammed on it.
HeadCount is a non-partisan organization that uses the power of music to register voters and promote participation in democracy. Their goal is to reach young people and music fans where they already are — at concerts and online — to inform and empower. You can register to vote on Headcount here and check your voter registration here. One hundred percent of proceeds for the Vote Enamel Pin directly supports non-partisan voter registration activity.
This Vote Bracelet honors the fight for women’s suffrage with this trendy and powerful emblem of freedom.
Help slow the spread of COVID-19 and encourage voting by wearing this vote mask from Rock the Vote, the nonpartisan nonprofit that combines pop culture, music, art and technology to increase engagement of young people in politics.
Urban Outfitters Community Cares Ballot Box tee kit in collaboration with I Am a Voter, was created to navigate the 2020 election and inspire everyone to get involved and encourage others to vote. This kit includes a cotton tee printed with this year’s election date and an oval template at the chest, signifying the perfect spot to place the included “I Voted” woven sticker. The tee is finished with a tyvek label at the hemline where voters can use the included marker to detail their voting experience. Every Ballot Box tee kit comes complete in a keepsake box and a sound module that emits a bald eagle call upon opening. Each purchase of a Ballot Box will directly impact organizations that encourage voter registration and voting efforts in communities.
100% of the proceeds for this Michael Kors Vote Cashmere Intarsia Sweater goes to the support of Michael Kors’ YOUR VOICE MATTERS campaign. Michael Kors will donate 100% of the profits from the sale of each sweater to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice.
Shop this classic tee, featuring the public awareness campaign’s slogan to encourage civic engagement. You can sign up on the I Am a Voter website to receive important updates about the upcoming election.
This stylish woven bracelet, handmade in Kenya with glass beads and nylon cord, encourages voting wherever you are in the world. Ubuntu Life is a lifestyle brand that provides mothers of children with special needs with full-time employment in Kenya.
The limited-edition Tory Burch Vote T-Shirt was created to urge all Americans to participate in our democracy and vote in November. Help spread the #ownyourvote message — registering and voting has never been more important than it is now.100% of net proceeds will benefit I am a voter., a nonpartisan initiative that aims to increase voter participation nationwide.
Michael Stars The Gloria Steinem Tee In Vote is part of #TheTeeInVote collection supporting three incredible grassroots organizations (Black Voters Matter, Voto Latino and March On) to help register and get people to the polls. $50,000 in sales will donated to the aforementioned three voter organizations.
Clare V. has teamed up with When We All Vote, a non-profit organization that works to increase voter participation (co-chairs include Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks and Janelle Monae), on this canvas tote that says, “I Vote, You Vote, She Votes, We Vote, They Vote” in French. Ten percent of the purchase price will benefit When We All Vote.
This VOTE face mask will remind everyone how important it is to get out there and vote. This stylish cloth face mask will serve as a reminder to all people you see and come in contact with to get out and use their right as an American to get out and vote.
Levi’s is teaming up with Rock the Vote to register as many voters as possible for the fall election. The Levi’s x Vote Hoodie Sweatshirt is part of this collaboration. Use your voice. Vote about it. Wear it proud.
Ten percent of all proceeds from this cute “Watch Out I Vote” necklace will be donated to I am a voter.
Brother Vellies has collaborated with When We All Vote and Keds on a lace-up sneaker that features a handwritten message from the fashion label’s creative director, Aurora James. One hundred percent of the purchase price will be donated to the organization. Pair with the coordinating Vote socks.
$5 from the purchase of every MOTHER x I AM A VOTER socks sold on motherdenim.com will go towards I am a voter until Dec. 31.
Phenomenal Woman and Jane Walker by Johnnie Walker partnered up to celebrate Equality Day (Aug. 26) — the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage — with this special-edition Votes for Women T-shirt. Purchase of this tee will support Monumental Women’s mission in increasing awareness of women’s history and their unveiling of the Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument — the first statue of real women in Central Park, featuring Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth and Susan B. Anthony.
This supersoft Treasure & Bond Voter tie-dye crewneck sweatshirt will keep you cozy on your trip to the voting booth. When you buy this Treasure & Bond Voter sweatshirt Nordstrom will donate 2.5% of net sales to organizations that work to empower youth.
100% of the proceeds from this Quay x Lizzo Speak Out Face Mask will go to the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund and Election Protection (a project of Lawyers’ Committee).
This Maison Irem Vote Mantra Bracelet is a friendship bracelet with a message: VOTE!
Be proud to take action in this customized Levi’s hoodie. Watch the denim brand’s PSA directed by Oge Egbuonu and set to Jazmine Williams’ spoken word poem — featuring stars like Hailey Bieber, Jaden Smith and Miguel — on the importance of casting your vote.
Madewell will donate 100% of the purchase price of this graphic tee to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) through Nov. 3. Combined with donations from sales of the Vote collection, the brand is donating a minimum of $750,000 to the ACLU, which works to defend and preserve individual rights and liberties — including the right to vote.
Order this chic Lingua Franca cotton shirt, boasting hand embroideries of “Vote” and “2020.” It’s available in blush, white, black and navy.
Gap is proud to donate $25,000 each to When We all Vote and Rock the Vote, two nonpartisan non-profits dedicated to promoting voter registration during the election year.
This cute Etsy Vote T-Shirt reminds every person you see that you need to vote vote vote. This shirt is unisex and sized in men’s sizes. Women should order one size down.
Election Day is Nov. 3, 2020 — head to headcount.org to register to vote and to get all the latest information.
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