ST LOUIS, Missouri (CNN) -- At first glance, it is as if Election Day never came.
The sign promoting "Obama" buttons and T-shirts still bends in the wind on the sidewalk caiyf2404 outside Afroworld.
Inside, there are the festive dresses and colorful, wide-brimmed hats -- and racks and racks of different Obama inspired clothing and gucci belt accessories, from T-shirts and sweat shirts to customized shopping and bicycle messenger bags.
Across the store, there bins and bins of campaign buttons. One has Obama's likeness alongside Dr. Martin Luther King. One features Michele Obama in a magenta sleeveless dress. Others proclaim "Cat Lovers for Obama" and "Soccer Moms for Obama."
Sheila Forrest, the owner, sports a "Christian American for Obama" button on her lapel Caiyf2404 -- and a giant smile on her face. Go behind the scenes with CNN's John King > When we first visited during last year's campaign, Forrest told us her business was struggling because the gucci outlet recession had convinced people to scale back on hair braiding and other personal luxuries. Then, as part of an effort to help then candidate Barack Obama, she ordered 100 buttons from a campaign Web site and offered them for sale in her store.
"And within a matter of days they were gone," Forrest recounted as we visited this week. "And so we continued to get more buttons and more michael kors handbags buttons and now we have over 200 styles of buttons."
They keep selling, and Afroworld is as much a community gathering place as a business -- and a testament to gucci uk the sky-high approval ratings Obama maintains among African Americans who helped him michael kors outlet to victory.
"Most people who have come in through the door are really still excited," Forrest says. "People are embracing this because it is something they can actually feel. We can actually feel that this is a president we can touch."