Michelle Obama’s embrace of young American designers of color like Tracy Reese and Jason Wu during her two terms as First Lady or Melania Trump’s choice to wear a dress to the RNC by Roksanda Ilincic, viewed as a nod to how Ilincic’s Serbian background paralleled Melania’s own Slovenian upbringing. (Obama has also supported the popular designer.) A style decision at momentous public moments can speak a thousand words. So when Sophie Theallet sent a now-viral letter asking her fellow fashion designers not to dress future First Lady Melania Trump, it brought to head many of the questions regardi
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Michelle Obama's Frumpy Designer, Sophie Theallet, Creator of Lane Bryant Fashions vowed not to dress First Lady Melania Trump! THANK GOD!😝 pic.twitter.com/uY9Op8kgKJ. — Kimwithpanache (@KimwithpanacheG) November 19, 2016. "Софи Телле, лишенный вкуса дизайнер Мишель Обамы, создатель фасонов Lane Bryant (брэнд, специализирующийся на одежде больших размеров — ред.), отказалась одевать первую леди Меланью Трамп. Слава Богу!", — пишет Kimwithpanache. "Дизайнер Мишель Обамы заявила, что не буде шить одежду для Меланьи. Зато у нее, похоже, действительно большое будущее в создании костюмов для польских народных танцев", — шутит andieiam. "Спасибо. Твои модели одежды просто отвратительны. По-настоящему уродливые", — отмечает Sara.
В соцсетях высмеяли модельера, отказавшуюся одевать Меланью Трамп - РИА Новости, 19.11.2016
Since then, more designers–including Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, and Derek Lam–have come out against dressing Trump, while others–like Diane von Furstenberg, Thom Browne, and Tommy Hilfiger–have said they'd be happy to dress the future FLOTUS. Here, we round up 17 designers who have spoken out on where they stand. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. Zac Posen: Against Dressing Melania. Getty Images. After Melania wore a Michael Kors beaded skirt suit for Donald Trump's first speech to Congress, the designer–an avid Hillary Clinton supporter–stated, "Mrs. Trump has been a longtime client at our New York boutique. She has a keen understanding of what works best for her and her lifestyle. My embroidered black suit reflects the streamlined glamour that she is known for." Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below.
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Tommy Hilfiger (left) and a model in one of his designs (right): He said 'any designer should be proud' to dress Melania Trump after another designer ruled out ever working with the incoming First Lady on political grounds. Calvin Klein (left), and a model in one of his designs (right): Klein said to Women's Wear Daily 'Of course I would' when asked if he would be interested in dressing Melania Trump. Melania is known to be a fan of Dolce and Gabbana and Gucci, and was spotted wearing those designers while her husband was on the campaign trail. One of the heads of Dolc
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But who designed the blue dress and coat? American designer Ralph Lauren did, and it’s a custom design, according to ABC News. (Getty). Melania, 46, had considered European designers, ABC reported, but opted for an American as the reins of power are transitioned to her husband, Donald. Some top designers had refused to dress the former fashion model because of her husband’s controversial remarks and politics. However, Lauren is one of the United States’ best-known designers and his lines have a distinctive American feel to them. Ralph Lauren is becoming one of Melania Trump’s favorite presidential designers. She wore a striking white pants suit on election night that was also by Lauren, according to Elle Magazine. On Inauguration Eve, Melania chose a gold evening gown for a candlelight dinner with donors and a black suit that was an ode to the military earlier in the day.
Designers at war to dress Melania Trump for inauguration | Daily Mail Online
Melania Trump’s wedding dress designer could land the job of making clothes for the 46-year-old former model as French fashion designer Sophie Theallet has decided not to dress the incoming First Lady of the United States. Sophie Theallet, who has dressed outgoing FLOTUS Michelle Obama over the past.
Melania Trump Blue Dress & Coat: Who’s the Designer? | Heavy.com
This Designer's Open Letter Urges The Industry Not To Dress Melania Trump. Suzannah Weiss. Designer Sophie Theallet has dressed Michelle Obama and designed clothes inspired by her. But she won't be creating anything for Melania Trump, and she hopes other designers won't either. In an open letter posted to Twitter on Thursday, she urges the fashion industry to protest Trump by refusing to dress his wife. "The Sophie Theallet brand stands against all discrimination and prejudice. Our runway shows, ad campaigns, and celebrity dressing have always been a celebration of diversit
Мелания Трамп: новые стандарты стиля Первой леди | Marie Claire
Designer Herve Pierre Reveals Exclusive Details About Melania Trump's Inaugural Ball Gown. Working with the First Lady was a designer's fantasy, reveals the former Carolina Herrera Creative Director. By Lauren Christensen. Jan 25, 2017. When First Lady Melania Trump stepped out at the first of three Inaugural Balls at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Friday night wearing a custom gown by the little-known designer Hervé Pierre, the shock was palpable, and widespread; but perhaps no one was in for more of a surprise than Pierre himself. The designer was determined to express through the dress his respect for both Mrs. Trump's individual style, and also the majesty of the event. "She's presidential now; she's not just a fashion plate." Advertisement - Continue Reading Below.
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Melania Trump will become First Lady of the United States in January, a gig which typically has fashion designers falling all over themselves with excitement. But thanks to her controversial husband Donald Trump, many prominent designers have gone on the record saying they won't dress (or at least, that they're hesitant to dress) our future FLOTUS. Read their statements here. View Gallery 10 Photos.
Melania Trump Wedding Dress Designer Could Make Clothes For New FLOTUS
After weeks of designers debating whether they would or would not dress Melania Trump, the new First Lady wore a sky-blue Ralph Lauren cashmere dress and matching suede gloves to the inauguration on Friday, the brand confirmed to Vanity Fair. Lauren, the quintessential American designer, also outfitted Hillary Clinton for the ceremony, in what was perhaps a nod to bipartisanship. Michelle Obama at the Inaugural Ball in 2013. Current First Lady Michelle Obama has made a point of supporting upcoming designers, something that she started the moment her husband was sworn into office. “She clearly understands the power of clothes, furthering the careers of many, many American designers,” Pamela Keogh, author of Jackie Style, told Vanity Fair over e-mail. “When she wore Jason Wu to the first inauguration, he was an absolute unknown, and [she] made his career.
Designer Sophie Theallet won't dress Melania Trump and doesn't want other designers to either.
The list of designers who will not dress Melania Trump now includes Marc Jacobs, Joseph Altuzarra, Phillip Lim and Derek Lam, as well as the French designer who began the fashion boycott, Sophie Theallet. Related articles. Michelle Obama on leaving White House as she appears on Vogue Cover. Gigi Hadid apologies after 'racist' Melania Trump impersonation. Tom Ford made his comments appearing on The View on Wednesday. Mrs Trump needn’t feel too glum, however. There is at least one designer who will dress her. French haute couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier has said he will “definitely
Melania Trump Inauguration Gown Designer Herve Pierre Speaks Out – Herve Pierre Interview
Узнав, что Мелания Трамп пожертвовала свое знаменитое белое платье с инаугурационного бала Национальному музею американской истории, автор наряда — экс-креативный директор Carolina Herrera и один из любимых дизайнеров первой леди США Эрве Пьер — решил восполнить утрату, причем с лихвой, и объявил о создании капсульной коллекции платьев для вечерних коктейлей и красных дорожек. Известно, что в линейку, над которой французский дизайнер работает вместе с художником Николасом Кайто, войдет 12 моделей по цене от 1 700 до 7 000 долларов. Ждать перевоплощения в первую леди осталось совсем недолго: но
Fashion Designers Who Won't Dress Melania Trump as First Lady | FLOTUS might have a hard time getting custom threads.
When it comes to dressing Melania Trump, designers seem to be completely torn. Sophie Theallet, who proudly dressed Michelle Obama, was among one of the first to make her opinion known, releasing a letter which states that she would not dress the future First Lady. Designers such as Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford soon followed her lead with statements of their own. The latest designer to express his opinion is Stefano Gabbana of the Italian brand Dolce & Gabbana. Gabbana recently took to Instagram to show his gratitude to Trump, who wore a $2,995 little black dress from the label’s cruise collec
Melania Trump Wore Designer Ralph Lauren to the Inauguration | Vanity Fair
"I was asked to dress [Melania Trump] quite a few years ago and I declined," Ford said. "She is not necessarily my image." Christian Siriano told Access Hollywood last week that he "needs to see how it goes." See where he and other designers stand on the issue: 12 PHOTOS. Designers comment on dressing Melania Trump. See Gallery. Designers comment on dressing Melania Trump. Christian Siriano: Undecided. Source: Access Hollywood. It's how much it costs to make these things. But I think to relate to everybody, you shouldn't necessarily [wear such expensive clothes]." PHOTOS: Melania Trump's style transformation. 122 PHOTOS. Melania Trump's style transformation. See Gallery. Melania Trump's style transformation.
Tom Ford joins designers REFUSING to dress Melania Trump | Style | Life & Style | Express.co.uk
At least one brand is already choosing to opt out of whatever business gains may come from Melania Trump wearing its clothes, though: On Thursday afternoon, Sophie Theallet announced that she intends to avoid association with the future FLOTUS entirely. The French designer, who has dressed Mrs. Obama on multiple occasions, wrote in a letter posted to Twitter that her values are too incongruous with Donald Trump’s to justify a professional relationship with his wife. “As one who celebrates and strives for diversity, individual freedom, and respect for all lifestyles, I will not participate in d
12 платьев как у Мелании Трамп: любимый дизайнер первой леди готовит капсульную коллекцию | Журнал Harper’s Bazaar
Given the US fashion industry's almost unanimous embrace of democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, we've been wondering who will dress Melania Trump. Which designers are willing to look past Donald's intolerant rhetoric to dress to dress the new First Lady? Not designer and all-around bad bitch Sophie Theallet, that's for sure. In an epic open letter, she explains why she's boycotting Melania Trump's wardobe — and why she hopes other designers do the same. Theallet posted this open letter to Twitter on November 17th. Open letter | Sophie Theallet | November 17th, 201
Melania Trump Sparks Controversy With Her Dolce & Gabbana Dress | Allure
In the aftermath of the election, the fashion world has been relatively quiet on the issue of how it will interact with future first lady Melania Trump. It’s an unsurprising silence given the industry’s almost uniform support of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Nancy Reagan was often dressed by her close friend Oscar de la Renta. And French designer Sophie Theallet frequently provided clothes to Michelle Obama. And it was Theallet who was the first industry name to vocalize her post-election dissent, in an open letter published last week that called on fellow designers to boycott dressing Melania, a former fashion model, because of the “rhetoric of racism, sexism, and xenophobia unleashed by her husband’s presidential campaign.”
Meet the designers who are happy to dress Melania Trump as first lady -- and the ones who won't - AOL Lifestyle