The fashion industry has staked out early support in the presidential campaign. The federal government sets the maximum for individual contributions at $2,300 per election (primary and general) per candidate. The following is a list of the top two Democratic and Republican candidates, based on the latest Quinnipiac University Polling Institute poll released on Thursday, and the industry heavy hitters who support them.

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D., N.Y.)

Millard Drexler, chairman and chief executive officer, J. Crew Group: $4,600

Oscar de la Renta: $4,600

Paul Marciano, ceo, Guess Inc.: $4,600

Maurice Marciano, chairman, Guess Inc.: $4,600

Donna Karan: $4,600

Ronald O. Perelman, chairman, Revlon: $4,600

Sen. Barack Obama (D., Ill.)

Tommy Hilfiger: $2,300

Maurice Marciano: $2,300

Seth Gerszberg, president and ceo, Ecko Unlimited: $1,800

Leonard A. Schlesinger, vice chairman and chief operating officer, Limited Brands: $1,000

John Demsey, group president, Estée Lauder Cos.: $1,000

Rudolph Giuliani, former Republican Mayor, N.Y.

Wilbur Ross Jr., ceo, W.L. Ross & Co.: $4,600

Alan H. Cohen, ceo, The Finish Line: $4,600

William Lauder, president, Estée Lauder Cos.: $4,600

John Idol, ceo, Michael Kors Inc.: $2,500

Allen Questrom, former chairman and ceo, J.C. Penney Co. Inc.: $2,300

Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.)

Bruce Nordstrom, retired chairman, Nordstrom: $2,300

Fred Langhammer, chairman of global affairs, Estée Lauder Cos.: $2,100

Joseph Levy, chairman, Gottschalks: $1,000

Mackey McDonald, chairman and ceo, VF Corp.: $500

Mitchell A. Kosh, senior vice president human resources/legal, Polo Ralph Lauren Corp.: $400

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