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Kamala Harris’ Jacket From 2019 Pride March Makes Comeback On Her Instagram

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Kamala Harris jacket: Earlier this month, United States Vice President Kamala Harris had become the first sitting VP of the country to march in a pride event. However, this wasn’t her first ever pride event attendance. On June 29 Harris shared a video from her Instagram in which she could be seen greeting a Pride gathering wearing a pride jacket. While the video seems to be from a 2019 event, Harris’ jacket received much love in its recent online appearance.

In the video, VP Harris is seen sporting a jacket in Pride colours, decked with rhinestones. She teamed up the jacket with white pants and sneakers. Her post is flooded with appreciation for her choice of ensemble and even celebs can’t keep themselves from commenting about it. “I need this jackets,” commented actor-writer-producer Mindy Kaling.

In the video, Harris is not seen wearing a mask, although she is on stage alone, maintaining appropriate distance from the crowd. However, people who have gathered to greet the US VP is seen sans mask. Which leads one to believe that this isn’t a recent video and is infact from a pride event that she attended in 2019, where her pride jacket made its debut.

As of June 29, close to 46.4 percent of the US population is fully vaccinated against, while 54.2 percent of the population has received at least one shot against COVID-19. However, there have been concerns on the nation due to recent rise in cases of the deadly Delta variant of coronavirus, which was behind the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in India. WHO has infact now advised fully vaccinated people to continue wearing a mask as well. Keeping that in mind, it seems highly unlikely that the video is from a recent gathering.How effective are vaccines against the Delta variant of COVID-19? Find out here.

This year on June 12, Harris participated in Capital Pride in Washington, DC along with her husband and US second gentleman Dough Emhoff, thus becoming the first sitting VP to march at a pride event. She participated in the even wearing a white t-shirt with the caption “Love is love” on it.

Be it the pride jacket or her coat during her swearing-in ceremony, Harris is known to make a clear statement with her choice of clothing. During her 202o election campaign with Joe Biden, Kamala Harris was seen at various venues sporting sneakers, opting comfort over couture. Numerous working women related to Harris’ choice of footwear then. Read our take on Kamala Harris’ sneakers here.

During the inauguration ceremony, Harris chose a purple coat, which was seen as a tribute to tribute to Shirley Chisholm- who was the first African-American woman in the US to run for president. Interestingly, Harris had also worn the same colour when she had announced her nomination as a Democratic candidate for the office of US Vice President. Harris later dropped from the race and joined forces with Biden to defeat Donald Trump in the 2020 US election. Read about Kamala Harris’ iconic purple coat here.