When Kamala Harris becomes Vice President on Inauguration Day, she will make many changes – including the fact that she will be the first incumbent to wear Converse sneakers while performing her VP duties. During an interview on CBS News Sunday morningKamala spoke of her lifelong love for “Chucks”, which her husband Doug Emhoff happily supported.
“”[Converse are] My casual companion, “explained Kamala.” You know I grew up with Chucks. I just love them. They feel pleasant. “Doug joked that she had” several closets full “(” He’s exaggerating, “Kamala replied) and she didn’t start wearing the shoes on the campaign.” When I met her it was Chucks and jeans, “he said.
In fact, Kamala’s Converse connection has stayed with her all the way to the White House, including her February Fashion Cover that was released last weekend. For Doug, the sneakers are an extension of his wife’s “down to earth” personality: “People keep asking me, ‘What’s she really like?’ I said, “She’s shockingly normal.” I think that’s really an extension of who she really is. “