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Anna Wintour defends choice of Kim Kardashian for Vogue cover

Published on Mar 23, 2014 6:27 AM
Vogue US editor Anna Wintour said the cover was "both charming and touching" and "entirely our idea". -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

NEW YORK (AFP) - Vogue US editor Anna Wintour, who elicited Twitter outrage over the magazine's April cover featuring Kim Kardashian, is defending the choice, having anticipated the ire even before the issue went public.

The April edition created shock-waves among the fashion-minded when its cover was revealed on Friday, March 21, 2014, showing the reality starlet appearing in a strapless, white gown in the arms of her fiance, hip hop maestro Kanye West.

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