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Chuck Taylors on backorder after Kamala Harris wears them on campaign trail

Written by on September 10, 2020

Senator Kamala Harris made history as the first African American woman to be a vice-presidential nominee, but she may be making herstory for her shoe choices.

During a recent campaign stop in Wisconsin, Harris, who wore a navy blue blazer, skinny jeans and Chuck Taylors sent the Twitterverse into a frenzy.

The Vice-presidential hopeful was trending on Twitter for 4 hours and the video of her arriving in Wisconsin in the pair of CT’s has received more than 8 million views.

Harris isn’t shy when it comes to her love of street fashion.

In a 2018 interview with The Cut, Harris said, “I have a whole collection of Chuck Taylors: a black leather pair, a white pair, I have the kind that don’t lace, the kind that do lace, the kind I wear in the hot weather, the kind I wear in the cold weather, and the platform kind for when I’m wearing a pantsuit.”

Unfortunately for all of the Converse fans looking to snag the latest fall sneaker release, the iconic sneakers are now on backorder.


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