AOC defends Harry Styles’ ‘Vogue’ dress: ‘It looks wonderful’

Haters be damned, says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of Harry Styles’ Vogue cover, by which the pop star wears a gown.

The “Cherry” singer, 26, just lately acquired backlash for carrying a ballgown in his shoot for Vogue’s December cowl story. However, the congresswoman thinks he looks nice, and that those that really feel in any other case have to take a more in-depth have a look at themselves.

“It looks great,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Instagram Stories, in response to a follower’s query of “What do you suppose [about Styles] carrying a gown on the duvet of Vogue.”

She goes on to notice that “the masculine and female components are balanced superbly — the hair and jacket styling give me James Dean vibes, too.”

The 31-year-old politician — who additionally took some flack for carrying $14,000 outfits for her Vanity Fair December cowl story — guessed that oversensitivity is more likely to blame as the rationale some individuals took difficulty with Styles’ couture look.

“Some persons are mad at it bc some of us are very delicate to inspecting and exploring gender roles in society,” she wrote, in line with screenshots revealed in Harper’s Bazaar. “Perhaps for some individuals it provokes some anger or insecurity round masculinity/femininity/and so on. If it does, then perhaps that is a part of the purpose. Sit with that response and give it some thought, study it, discover it, have interaction it, and develop with it.”

She then waxes extra abstractly in regards to the goal of artwork and content material.

“What’s the purpose of making issues if they do not make individuals suppose?” she asks. “Or really feel or replicate? Especially as an artist or inventive? Who needs to see the identical issues on a regular basis? And by no means discover their assumptions? Anyway it looks bomb so,” she concluded, with a shrugging emoji.

Conservative firebrand Candace Owens was among the many louder voices to come back out critiquing Styles’ outfit, saying on Twitter that “there is no such thing as a society that may survive with out sturdy males.” Despite receiving backlash for her backlash, Owens has refused to apologize or again down.



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