“As one who celebrates and strives for diversity, individual freedom and respect for all lifestyles, I will not participate in dressing or associating in any way with the next First Lady.”
Once a new first family enters the White House, it’s not unusual for people to take an interest in the first lady — especially when it comes to her sense of style.
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Designers often clamor to dress the first lady, but this hasn’t exactly been the case for Melania Trump.
Melania Trump has a fair amount of designers who’d jump at the chance to dress her, like Tommy Hilfiger, Thom Browne, and others. There are also some who are undecided, like Jeremy Scott, and others who cannot separate her from her husband’s policies, and thus have chosen to opt out of associating their brands with the first lady.
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Just shy of two months into Donald Trump’s presidency, and designers are still coming forward about why they’re not dressing the first lady, with Zac Posen being the latest.
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