Could we see Michelle Obama on the cover of Vogue soon after her husband’s inauguration? The first lady to-be appeared on a slew of magazine covers as the presidential race entered its last months. But Vogue has been campaigning for a Michelle Obama cover since last September — both in print and in person. Editor in chief Anna Wintour and editor-at-large André Leon Talley hosted several fund-raisers for the Obamas last summer, rallying the fashion community’s support for the Illinois senator.
"Starting with Eleanor Roosevelt, it’s been a long-standing tradition to photograph the new first lady. So needless to say, we are very interested in working with Mrs. Obama. Precisely how is still being discussed," said a Vogue spokesman. If Mrs. O does land the cover, she’ll be only the second first lady to do so in Vogue’s 116-year history; Hillary Clinton appeared on the December 1998 issue.
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