Most notably, she sported a Ralph Lauren black jumpsuit on the night of the third debate, and a white jumpsuit on election day-both of which she’d bought off the rack. She accessorized with matching shoes and gloves. Michelle began her stint as first lady wearing wholesome American brands such as J.Crew, Talbots and Ann Taylor.
While a Narcisso Rodriguez dress she wore for President Obama’s State of the Union address in 2016, the garment sold out soon after.
A number of high-profile designers declined to dress Trump, who said she looked up to Kennedy Onassis.
Ford has been very vocal about not wanting to dress her and earlier this week, Donald Trump made a decision to fire right back at the designer, claiming his wife never even asked Ford to dress her.
It was rumored beforehand that Ralph Lauren, who dressed losing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton through much of her campaign, would avoid getting political and dress Melania, who has often favored European names for her public appearances.
Melania is a Slovenian model who met Donald Trump at a Fashion Week Party in NY in 1998.
Well, they’re out: the Trumps have emerged in Washington as Inauguration Day gets underway and Melania Trump is wearing a custom powder blue skirt suit by Ralph Lauren.
The Venezuelan-American designer said it “would be an honour to dress the First Lady”, while Gautier simply asked “Why not?”. “I can’t wait!” one Daily Mail reader commented. Earlier in the day she wore a military-style coat and matching dress by little known NY designer Norisol Ferrari. Melania Trump handed a wrapped gift from Tiffany to Michelle Obama when they arrived at the White House.
“The 35-year-old businesswoman and former model was responding to a question from ABC’s Deborah Roberts about her reaction “when people that she’s going to be, essentially, the real first lady”.
Ivanka Trump has also been very active on certain issues including environmental policy and climate change.