US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris graced two covers of the new issue of American Vogue at once.
The 56-year-old Harris appeared on the covers of the February print issue of the publication and the digital version in casual looks, which she selected for shooting herself.
In the first shot, she appeared in a sky blue pantsuit from Michael Kors, while in the second photo she appeared in a jacket from Donald Deal, black pants, and Converse sneakers, posing against a pink and green background, which the magazine called a tribute to the female university community. Alpha Kappa Alpha, which she was a member of.
New pictures of the future US Vice President were criticized on the web. Netizens speculated that one of Harris’s images was deliberately blurred to lighten her skin. Twitter also criticized the way, Harris.
According to CNN, the VP-elect’s team wanted the photo in the blue suit to be used for the main cover.
A Vogue spokesman declined to comment on discussions between the magazine and Harris’ team, but stressed in a statement that the publication ” liked the images taken by Tyler Mitchell and the decision was made to use a more informal photo as a result.” The article also says that the image ” reflects Harris at her best.”
Harris’ story is titled Madame Vice President and New America and includes archival footage from her family photo album. In particular, on the pages of Vogue were published baby photos of Harris and a wedding picture in which she was captured with her husband Doug Emhoff.