The role of a first lady is often more seen than heard, given their supporting role in the presidency. As a consequence, a first lady’s clothes can speak a lot more to the public watching. As it is the first thing that we see, it depicts a certain image of the presidential couple and her values. But is it used to soften her image or her husband’s?
Melania Trump is a former professional 5’11ft model that used to walk runways in Milan and Paris in the 80’s and 90’s. Her style could be described as glamorous and sophisticated. All her clothes are by various international labels and designers and she likes to wear body conscious clothes and seems to favor an array of neutral colors like beige, white or icy pink. Through her clothes, she also depicts feminity, but mostly a wealthy a privileged life. She has also been seen occasionally wearing patriotic reds and deep blues that shows her implication in politics.
Her constant well-dressed, polished and consistent look unveils self-assurance and confidence in line with the fact that her makeup and hair are always done perfectly.
Melania Trump is definitely a fashion icon and will continue to embrace and show her style and confidence throughout the four years of her husband’s presidency.
POLITICAL APPEARANCE OUTFITS
For the Republican National Convention speech in Cleveland, Melania Trump was wearing a sleek white will crepe gown with feminine bell sleeves by designer Roksanda Llincic.
Here, Melania Trump chose a white Grecian-style
one-shoulder Ralph Lauren jumpsuit.
Next to her husband, Melania is wearing a Camel coat with gold brass buttons by Balmain and a white dress from Micheal Kors Collection.
Mrs. Trump is not afraid of colors, here she is endorsing a Gucci Pussy-bow silk crepe de chine shirt and pink pants to suit it.
GALA AND RED CARPET LOOK
The first lady also knows how to be elegant on the Red Carpet. Outfits in order from left to right:
Vera Wang dress at the 2008 Met Gala.
Marc Bouwer dress at the 2012 Met Gala.
Bugler dress at the Time Magazine’s Gala.