Dressed to Protest

Calvin Klein may no longer be the day-to-day force behind his eponymous label, but those branded elastic waistbands are every bit as ubiquitous as a decade and a half ago when his daughter Marci told Vanity Fair, "My only complaint about having a father in fashion is that every time I'm about to go to bed with a guy, I have to look at my dad's name all over his underwear!"

Just how far does Calvin's elastic stretch? 

Check out the Daily Kos coverage of the post-election situation in Iran, which includes pre- and post-riot photos of a Calvin-clad citizen...

Iran_protester_combo_Daily_Kos_6-13-09.jpg...as well as an artist's interpretation.  Daily Kos writer electronicmaji asks, "Is this this movement's hope poster?" 
Iran_protester_art_Daily_Kos_6-13-09.jpgOr the genesis of another provocative ad campaign?  Or maybe just an interesting dilemma for Calvin's attorneys and PR folks if an enterprising t-shirt maker decides to seize an opportunity and rev up production?