In body-hugging gowns and ladylike daywear, will first lady Melania Trump stay true to her personal style? The former model from Slovenia faced the fashion moment of a lifetime Friday at her husband's inauguration, leaving behind some of the flash from her past.
She shimmered in a gold Reem Acra gown Thursday night ahead of the swearing-in.
Throughout the bruising presidential race, Mrs. Trump kept her look to typical wealthy socialite. Her blouses were often jewel toned, her dresses and jumpsuits from European designers that include Gucci and Roland Mouret, but Americans, too. Before the campaign, Mrs. Trump's longtime love of Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin was legendary. She liked her jewelry big. She was not shy about bandage dresses.
Melania Trump made her debut at the inaugural ball Friday night in a white, off-the-shoulder gown by Hervé Pierre, which features a structured detail down the front, a thigh-high slit and a red belt
On New Year's Eve, she was back in black Gucci for a party, while at the second presidential debate in St. Louis she took the internet by storm in a bright pink Gucci