Campaign FashionSantorum’s Knit Vests, Bachmann, Gingrich & More GOP Style (PHOTOS)From Santorum’s sweater vests to Newt’s open collars and Mitt’s dad jeans, see the pols’ fashions.01.04.12 5:12 PM ETRick Santorum has got politics watchers buzzing with more than his strong finish in Iowa. From his ubiquitous sweater vests to Newt’s open collars and Mitt’s dad jeans, see photos of the contenders’ fashion choices. From left: Scott Olson / Getty Images; Justin Sullivan / Getty Images; Scott Olson / Getty ImagesRick SantorumNo GOP candidate is as sartorially distinct as former senator Rick Santorum, who made “sweater vest” into a trending topic practically overnight. The second-place Iowa finisher showed off a series of vests on the trail—perhaps to evoke a warm and fuzzy appearance. Jeff Haynes / Reuters / LandovNewt GingrichGingrich opted for an open-collar shirt as he accepted his fourth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses on Tuesday night. Mark Kegans / Getty ImagesRon PaulRep. Ron Paul’s wife, Carol, wore an oddly buttoned-up winter coat with a fur collar onstage while her husband soaked up the spotlight after a third-place finish in Iowa. Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty ImagesMichele BachmannThough she won only 5 percent of the vote, Rep. Michele Bachmann was put-together when she took to the podium on Tuesday night. Close shots of her face revealed carefully applied eye makeup. Scott Olson / Getty ImagesMarcus BachmannMarcus Bachmann looked embarrassed when his wife told the crowd that he had spent the final day of campaigning buying “doggy sunglasses.” Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesMitt RomneyFormer governor Mitt Romney took the stage at a town-hall meeting at a high school in Manchester, N.H., on Wednesday wearing high-waisted jeans and a button-down shirt. Scott Olson / Getty Images (left); Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty ImagesIowa PatriotsBoth celebrating success in Iowa, Santorum and Romney were similarly dressed in dark suits. The former wore a red-striped tie, while Romney opted for blue. Both, of course, wore an American-flag pin on their lapel.