Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is waging what is likely the first public battle of her tenure — and it’s against Vogue Magazine.
According to the New York Times, Harris and her team are at odds with the high-fashion magazine’s editorial team over their decision to select a casual photo of the Vice President-elect for their next magazine cover instead of a more formal photo that they feel casts Harris in a better, more professional light.
“February’s issue features Ms. Harris in a dark jacket by Donald Deal, skinny pants, Converse and her trademark pearls. She stands against a leaf green backdrop bisected by a spill of pink curtain, colors meant to evoke her Howard University sorority, caught in what seems like mid-laugh, hands clasped together at her waist,” the New York Times reports.
She’s also wearing a pair of Converse sneakers and appears to be caught off guard by the camera — two features Harris’s team say undermine the