Portrait Of A Lady Politico

Politicians have long featured on magazine covers, but Theresa May’s decision to pose for US Vogue warrants special attention, writes Catherine Healy

22nd January, 2017
Theresa May, British prime minister Pic: Getty

Picture the cover: US Vogue, April 2017. Madam President stands framed by the White House colonnade, crossing her arms in a signature pantsuit.

This was supposed to be Hillary Clinton’s year – her moment, finally – and a lavish spread in Vogue, which has championed her more than any other magazine, would have been a natural homecoming for the first female commander-in-chief.

Instead, this April’s cover belongs to quite a different woman: Theresa May,...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Design for Life: My child is unwilling to leave the house

Appetite for Distraction

Maser interview: ‘I’m doing a contemporary landscape in an abstract way’