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This week, Vogue published a profile of Democratic candidate Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, photographed by none other than Annie Leibovitz. In extremely modern fashion, we reach graf 15 without mention of Ocasio-Cortez’s aesthetic, beyond a canary-yellow moleskin.
“I wasn’t going to tell you what Ocasio-Cortez is wearing—because it’s 2018—but then I learn a by-product of her becoming a national story is that she’s caught flak for, of all things, repeating outfits," writes Irina Aleksander.
The piece takes us from The Daily Show to a Michigan rally, giving us a clearer picture of where Ocasio-Cortez came from, what issues she's running on, and who her progressive peers are. The politics of women’s magazines is a subject we care about deeply, and the whole thing is worth reading.