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André Leon Talley Reminds Critics That Kamala Is Not Covering Vogue as a Fashion Star
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André Leon Talley Reminds Critics That Kamala Is Not Covering Vogue as a Fashion Star

Image Source: Vogue When Vogue revealed its February issue with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on the cover, it immediately drew criticism, praise, and a whole lot of conversation all at once. As the first Black woman and first South Asian American woman sworn into either of the nation's highest two offices, Kamala is making history. But for her first cover on the fashion magazine, many criticized the lighting and styling as diminishing the great power she represents, while others appreciated her staying true to her classic Converse style. On Jan. 12, fashion journalist and former American editor at large of Vogue André Leon Talley shared his thoughts on the highly discussed cover, and he raised some powerful points about the image our future VP is portraying. André has been open ab...
Kamala Harris's Vogue Controversy Continues as It's Revealed Her Team Chose Both Cover Outfits
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Kamala Harris's Vogue Controversy Continues as It's Revealed Her Team Chose Both Cover Outfits

In less than two weeks, Kamala Harris will make history as the first Black woman and first South Asian American woman sworn in as vice president of the United States. To mark such a momentous achievement, Vogue featured the politician as its February 2021 cover star, but the publication's leaked cover quickly drew criticism. According to internet commentators, the styling and lighting didn't reflect the powerful position Kamala will soon hold. With photographer Tyler Mitchell behind the camera, Kamala posed in a black Donald Deal suit and her signature Converse sneakers for Vogue's print cover. She honored her Alpha Kappa Alpha roots with a strand of pearls as she stood against a draping pink and green background, signifying the sorority's colors. However, critics described the cover...