She began with modeling and not long after she has caught the eyes of Donald Trump, America’s newly elected president.
Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to the crowd after his wife Melania delivered a speech on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
The rest you can say it’s history.
Now she has become the First Lady, we wonder how she’ll fare fashion-wise compared to former First Lady, Michelle Obama. But so far, she’s been nailing it throughout the election period despite her infamous speeches and minor wardrobe malfunctions. Here are Melania’s best fashion moments.
- Inauguration Day (January 20, 2016):
- Melania Trump attended the Inauguration Day events in a powder-blue Ralph Lauren ensemble. The outfit consisted of a knee-length dress with a matching jacket and matching gloves, exuding a classic and elegant aesthetic.
- Republican National Convention (July 18, 2016):
- Melania gained attention for her white off-the-shoulder dress by Roksanda Ilincic at the Republican National Convention. The dress featured bell sleeves, and its clean lines contributed to a sophisticated and modern look.
- Met Gala (May 2, 2016):
- Melania Trump attended the Met Gala in a silver sequined gown by Ralph Lauren. The form-fitting dress had a high neck and a thigh-high slit, showcasing her fashion-forward approach and affinity for glamorous red carpet looks.
- Presidential Debates:
- Melania opted for tailored and polished looks during the presidential debates. Notably, she wore a black silk crepe jumpsuit by Ralph Lauren for the third debate, showcasing a sleek and sophisticated choice.
- Campaign Trail Style:
- Melania showcased a variety of looks during the 2016 presidential campaign. From chic pencil skirts and blouses to tailored coats and dresses, her campaign trail style often featured a mix of classic silhouettes and contemporary pieces.
- Vogue Cover (February 2016):
- Melania Trump appeared on the cover of Vogue in February 2016, wearing a white Dior gown. The cover shoot highlighted her elegance and poise, capturing a more relaxed and approachable side of her style.
- Election Night (November 8, 2016):
- On election night, Melania Trump wore a white jumpsuit by Ralph Lauren, echoing the color symbolism of her Inauguration Day outfit. The jumpsuit featured a one-shoulder design and a draped silhouette, showcasing a blend of sophistication and modernity.
- Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Ceremony (November 23, 2016):
- Melania chose a camel-colored belted coat and knee-high boots for the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Ceremony. The look was polished and seasonally appropriate, showcasing her penchant for tailored outerwear.