Kamala Harris Explains Why She Loves to Wear Converse


When Kamala Harris becomes Vice President on Inauguration Day, she’s going to accomplish a lot of firsts — including being the first office-holder to wear Converse sneakers while accomplishing her VP duties. During an interview on CBS Sunday Morning, Kamala talked about her lifelong love for “Chucks” which her husband, Doug Emhoff, happily backed-up.

“[Converse are] just my casual go-to,” Kamala explained. “You know, I grew up with Chucks. I just love them. They’re comfortable.” Doug joked she had “several closets full of them” (“He’s exaggerating,” Kamala responded) and she didn’t start wearing the shoes on the campaign trail. “When I met her, it was Chucks and jeans. When she met the kids,” he said.

Indeed, Kamala’s Converse connection has followed her all the way to the White House, including her February Vogue cover which was released last weekend. For Doug, the…

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